Assistant/Associate Athletics Trainer - Hoya Athletics

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 25, 2019
Closes
Apr 05, 2019
Function
Trainer
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
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Assistant/Associate Athletics Trainer - Hoya Athletics

The Assistant/Associate Athletics Trainer provides student-athletes with initial injury and illness evaluations, referrals, follow-up evaluations, wound care, injury treatment, emergency cardiac care with AED and other emergency care, injury rehabilitation, taping and bracing, and over the counter medicines.  They maintain accurate, complete, and timely documentation of medical records and injury documentation for each student-athlete treated; adhere to the Sports Medicine Policies and Procedures and the NATA Code of Professional Conduct; and perform additional administrative duties as assigned. Under the direction of the Head Athletics Trainer, the Assistant/Associate Athletics Trainer has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Provide student-athletes with initial injury and illness evaluations, referrals, follow-up evaluations, wound care, injury treatment, emergency cardiac care with AED and other emergency care, injury rehabilitation, taping and bracing, and over the counter medicines.  Treatments include electrical stimulation, microcurrent stimulation, ultrasound, therapeutic massage, cryotherapy (cold whirlpool, ice pack, ice massage) and thermotherapy (warm whirlpool, hydrocollator). 
  • Perform injury rehabilitation and reconditioning, including therapeutic exercise such as theraband strengthening, core stability training, re-education of joint kinesthesia and proprioception, muscular re-education, isotonic and isokinetic strengthening.  Tape and brace for musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Serve as a trainer for women's basketball and other sports, as assigned.  Must effectively carry out all necessary athletic training duties, which includes, but is not limited to, practice and competition coverage, emergency and non-emergency medical care, injury evaluation, documentation and rehabilitation.  May be required to be present at home and away competitions and practices.
  • Perform additional administrative duties that may include, but are not limited to, managing inventory and purchasing, coordinating processing of student-athlete health insurance claims with the Athletics Business Office, organizing student-athlete physicals, administering the drug education program, and managing the student worker program.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree - Master's degree preferred
  • Current NATABOC certification Must meet criteria for certification as established by the NATA with respect to CEUs
  • Ability to work confidently in a crisis or emergency situation and demonstrate knowledge of safety practices
  • Knowledge of University and Department philosophies, policies and regulations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record and insurability
  • Proficient in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications
  • Availability and willingness to work weekends and evenings

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