JOB TITLE: Head Athletic Trainer - BOC/ATC/NATA Certified
LEVEL: Range A
RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Athletics
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: During all sporting events, a certified athletic trainer or sports specific personal needs to be present. The Individual must provide certified care during practices and competitions for the Department of Athletics and its athletes. Individual must posses knowledge and experience in athletic taping, treatment of all sports related injuries such as: shoulders, wrists, knees, ankles, and know the techniques associated with treatment. Individual must also have concussion protocol training.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Essential Duties:
Working with coaches, athletes, and medical professionals to evaluate the player condition.
Creating exercise and nutrition plans.
Speaking to coaches, family members, and athletes to set health and fitness goals.
Designing training and rehabilitation programs for athletes.
Using knowledge of sports-related injuries to diagnose and treat athletes.
Referring athletes to another doctor or other medical staff members.
Assisting and monitoring injured players as they heal and progress towards recovery.
Maintaining records relating to athlete condition and training, diet, and treatment plans.
Handling clerical tasks, such as maintaining inventory, assisting with budgets, or restocking supplies
Review and research new academic programs related to athletic training such as pre-sports medicine, etc. Will include a small number of instructional courses in the future.
Before each sport season, stock and replace supplies needed for that specific season. Assist in ordering needed supplies.
Communicate with current coach your expertise and treatment philosophy.
Be prepared for any traumatic injuries and be prepared to seek additional advanced personal for treatment or transport to hospital.
Administer CPR/AED/1st Aid when necessary.
Follow Blood Borne Pathogen procedures for blood spills.
Awareness and ability to see athletic hazards and potential injuries.
Hearing voice conversation, sitting, standing, and walking occurs in this job
Masters required in athletic training or related field
BOC/ATC/NATA Certified Athletic Trainer
Current CPR/AED/First Aid certificates
Successful job experience in this field of athletic training or treatment of athletes
Committed to meet all the attendance requirements of all the games for the season.
Experience in treating athletic injuries
Concussion/Impact testing experience.
About Umpqua Community College
Nestled in the beautiful North Umpqua River Valley, Umpqua Community College is the regional center for higher education. UCC features one of the most picturesque campuses in Oregon, a peaceful atmosphere, and year-round recreational activities.