Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Associate Athletic Trainer College of the Holy Cross
Department: Athletics Locations: Worcester, MA Posted: May 27, 2021 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Exempt Position ID: 131548
ABOUT COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS: Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Associate Athletic Trainer is responsible for administration of athletic training care to student-athletes including prevention, emergency care and rehabilitation elements.
Major Areas of Responsibility
• Assist in the management and on the job training of the Athletic Trainer staff • Provide the best possible medical care for the student athletes and visiting athletic teams • Provides injury evaluation, treatment, and first-aid care for assigned teams, events, and day to day on-call assignments. • Plans and implements rehabilitation programs for serious injuries or post-surgical conditions. . • Keeps and maintains medical records for each athlete • Maintains the inventory for medical supplies and over the counter medications • Assists in the supervision of athletic training students in the training room and at the practice or competition facility • Engaging in effective written and oral communication with members of the coaching staff, athletic administration, and sports medicine staff • Assist with established guidelines of the health care of profession and medical community, promoting a communication network for student-athletes, parents, coaches and medical personnel. • Organization and completion of student-athlete pre-participation physical examinations; coordinating timely referrals and communicating with the Team Physicians regarding student-athlete injuries and medical condition and plan of care. • Working with Athletic Training Education Program students to set up necessary emergency and safety equipment for practice and competition; Being familiar with Departmental Emergency Plan for practice and competition and be prepared to initiate during practice and competition as well as provide CPR/AED and on field extrication • Must be a student of their craft and strive to stay up-to-date on the latest techniques used in the athletic industry
REQUIREMENTS: • Master's degree required • 3-4 years' experience in full time higher education position • National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification required • State of Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professionals Licensure required • CPR, AED, First Aide, & Blood Borne Pathogens Certifications • Experience managing multiple tasks, and while working proficiently under pressure.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is a full time, exempt level position.
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.
Worcester is a city of approximately 170,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
In your cover letter please address how your work might support the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please provide examples of any past work that illuminate your commitments in these areas. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
Review of applications will begin as received and continue until the position has been filled.