Job ID: 2023-16251 Type: Part-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Health Services
The Athletic Trainer provides on-site coverage and injury care to student athletes under the guidance and oversight of the Head Athletic Trainer and direction of the University Health Services Physicians. As a part of the health care team, the athletic trainer provides injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, recognition, examination, and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Anticipated assigned sports will include Football, Women's Swimming and Diving and Softball.
The Athletic Trainer is a full-time, 11 month position.
CLINICAL CARE AND INJURY PREVENTION
Provide on-site coverage and injury care to student athletes during practice sessions and competitions, as assigned.
Perform initial management, clinical evaluation, and diagnosis of student athlete injuries.
Administer first-aid and emergency care as indicated.
Refer student athlete injuries for Team Physician evaluation where appropriate and clinically indicated.
Administer therapeutic interventions to treat or prevent student athlete injuries.
Design and/or implement rehabilitation programs for injured student athletes.
Apply protective or prophylactic taping, wrapping, padding or bracing.
Create a safe playing environment by monitoring and controlling environmental risks.
Document evaluation and management of student athlete injury and illness in accordance with New Jersey Athletic Training Practice Act.
Schedule and coordinate student athlete referrals with Team Physicians or other relevant health-care providers.
Maintain relevant injury communications with staff athletic trainers, team physicians, UHS clinicians, coaches and student athletes.
Assist with annual medical clearance process for returning and incoming student athletes.
Assist with maintenance of an effective and efficient athletic training room.
TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Attends required staff meetings, in-services and trainings.
Attends continuing education opportunities to enhance professional growth and meet the continuing education requirements of the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer and New Jersey Athletic Training Practice Act.
Performs other duties as assigned
Must be a Certified Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer.
Must be licensed (or be eligible to apply for licensure) to practice Athletic Training in New Jersey by the New Jersey Athletic Training Advisory Committee.
Must be certified in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or Health-care Provider.
Minimum of 2 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a college setting.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Willingness to work nights/weekends/holidays and travel as required.
Attends to the cultures and identities of others and adapts work style as needed.
Is not judgmental about differences and able to acknowledge mistakes, making amends when necessary.
Demonstrates curiosity and open mindset regarding those of different identities and cultures.
Articulates an authentic commitment to inclusion.
Experience with health and wellness programs for athletes.
Experience in an NCAA Division I Athletic Program.
Training in health equity and other diversity and inclusion topics.
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