This is a full-time, contract position with a targeted annual salary of $75,000.00 with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan.
Internal Number: 34598
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Athletic Trainer – Men’s Basketball. This is a full-time, contract position with a targeted annual salary of $75,000.00 with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. Under the supervision of the Director of Sports Medicine, coordinate, at a high level, athletic injury prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation to UCLA varsity student-athletes. Organize injury prevention programs. Share responsibility of Athletic Training services for all sports and student-athletes as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine. This position will be assigned specific coverage for Men’s Basketball and Men’s Golf as well as other coverage as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine. Athletic Training services to include: coordination of physical exams for team, evaluation, treatment and documentation of injuries, design and supervision of rehabilitation programs, and supervise and counsel sports medicine student interns assigned to practice and game coverage. Communicate and document athletes' progress to athletic training staff, physicians, conditioning staff and coaches. Maintain written and computerized documentation on all athletes' injuries, treatments and rehabilitation. Refer injured athletes to UCLA team physicians as appropriate. Administrative and other duties as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine. Specifically, this position will be responsible for CPR oversite, Budget and supervisor in our sports medicine student program.
Expressions of interest must be received by October 9th, 2021. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume and references via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81838
*Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check performed by Universal Background Screening and UCLA Athletics. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and Intercollegiate Athletics has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its coaches and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy
All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities: Working knowledge of anatomy, physiology and biomechanics as related to musculoskeletal athletic injuries of the peripheral joints and spine; ability to perform clinical and sideline evaluation of injury and the ability to design and implement basic treatment programs; ability to operate therapeutic and exercise equipment; ability to maintain accurate and concise evaluations and treatment records; working knowledge and basic skill in therapeutic exercise techniques and functional progression programs; working knowledge and basic skill in peripheral joint and soft tissue techniques; ability to communicate with and maintain cooperative working relationships with all Staff, Physicians, Coaches, Student-Athletes, and outside vendors; working knowledge and basic skill in spinal mobilization techniques; working knowledge of common systemic illnesses and management which may interfere with athletic participation; skill in the application of protective wraps, tape and bracing devices; ability to evaluate and provide for the immediate management of injuries which occur on the practice field or during competition; demonstrated skill in progressing athletes' rehabilitation programs independently or in consultation with Staff Physical Therapist or Team Physicians; certified as an Athletic Trainer in good standing with the NATABOC (National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification); must be CPR/First Aid/AED certified; education and relevant experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree; must have Master's degree; ability to perform under difficult situations and maintain composure in the face of resistance, indifference or hostility; demonstrated word processing and computer skills necessary to complete assignments with speed and accuracy; ability to write clear and concise business correspondence and reports; ability to operate a computer with working knowledge of various computer software systems: Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, and SIMS Injury Tracking Software; knowledge of Departmental, University, PAC-12 and NCAA policies, procedures, rules and regulations preferred; previous NCAA Division I experience preferred.
UCLA Athletics embraces the mantra of "Champions Made Here", not just on the competitive field but in the classroom and in the community. UCLA's broad-based nationally competitive intercollegiate athletics program for men and women was the first in the nation to win 100 NCAA Championships. UCLA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.