Saint Mary’s University is seeking to hire an Assistant Athletic Trainer. This position will work in conjunction with the sports medicine staff to coordinate the healthcare of Student-Athletes. This position will educate Student-Athletes on general health habits that will assist in injury prevention and overall well-being and will provide medical coverage at athletic events.
Daily instruction of Student-Athletes on rehabilitation exercises post injury in order to provide a safe return to athletic participation. Implement the treatment, care and rehabilitation of injuries according to the protocols by the team physician. Evaluate and direct the emergency medical attention given when a student-athlete is seriously injured in practice or competition. Manage the supervision and clinical instruction of students in an Athletic Training Student Education Program. Communicate with team physicians/physical therapist to carry out treatment. Maintain an inventory of all supplies and ensure that daily supplies are available. Develop and implement composite injury tracking data system. Provide injury evaluation and tracking documentation. Provide athletic trainer certified coverage for all assigned practices and events; daily scheduling to cover practices, competition, and travel. Schedule freshman pre-season screenings and evaluations. Clean and maintain facility and equipment. Monitor physicals, first year evaluations, and informed consent documents. Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Skills and Functions:
High level of personal integrity. Outstanding work ethic. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Good organizational ability and computer competency. Demonstrated ability to inspire Student-Athletes to develop to their fullest potential and a commitment to their overall development. Ability to adhere to Saint Mary’s athletic training handbook and required policies and procedures. Develops and maintains good working relationships and communications at all levels of the organization. Observes safety guidelines and follows safety procedures established by the university. Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively alone and within a team environment.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred.
Current CPR and first aid certification.
National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) Certified.
Licensed or eligible to be licensed by the Minnesota Medical Board of Practice – Athletic Trainers.
2 years of prior experience preferred.
May consider other acceptable equivalent combinations of training and experience.
Saint Mary's University of MN is located in Winona, MN. The university is affiliated with the NCAA Div. III and competes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). The athletic department offers 17 sports (8 men's and 9 women's).