VISITING ATHLETIC TRAINER - Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
University of Illinois
Location: Champaign/Urbana, Illinois
Required Education: Masters
Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Medical care and coverage of student-athletes •Work under the guidance of, and in coordination with, the Lead Track & Field Athletic Trainer, to provide prevention, evaluation, care and rehabilitation services to student-athletes for all athletically related injuries and illnesses sustained during practices and athletic competition. •Provide medical coverage and care for men and women’s athletics teams, coordinate pre-practice, practice, post-practice and athletic team competition medical needs. Medical coverage may involve other intercollegiate teams or activities as needed. •Communicate with all needed parties on injury and illness information including student-athletes, parents, physicians, mental health providers, administration, athletic training staff, coaching staff, strength and conditioning staff, and sports nutrition staff. •Coordination and transportation of student-athletes to and from physician appointments as needed.
Administration & Documentation •Maintain and document medical records, rehabilitation programs and reconditioning programs of student-athletes’ injuries and illnesses within electronic medical record system. •Assist in coordination of insurance information and coverage between student-athletes, insurance coordinator and providers. •Assist in the daily operation and maintenance of athletic training facilities
Collaborate with other support groups in the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics •Collaborate with the Lead Track & Field and Cross-Country Athletic Trainer, strength and conditioning staff, sports nutrition staff and sport coaching staff in developing reconditioning, performance and wellness programming. •Communicate with all needed parties on injury and illness information including coaching staff, strength and conditioning staff, and sports nutrition staff. •Collaborate with Lead Track & Field and Cross-Country Athletic Trainer and support groups to develop integrated programming and education to student-athletes to optimize performance and wellness.
Required: Master’s degree required in Athletic Training or related field.
Preferred: Experience as a certified athletic trainer in a collegiate setting preferred.