Pool - Athletic Trainer
Pool - Athletic Trainer
Job No: 496452
Work Type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Athletics, Temporary, Time Varies
Temporary appointments may be cancelled or extended at any time. Successful candidates may be appointed from a few days up to one year depending on the assignment. For additional information regarding the Temporary Pool recruitments, please contact HR (310) 243-3771.
This is a Temporary and/or hourly intermittent appointment. No probationary period. No permanent status is granted.
Conditions of Employment
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Application Deadline & Salary Information
The salary range for this classification is: $3,571 - $6,892 monthly.
Department Marketing Statement
The Athletics Department administers an intercollegiate athletic program sponsoring four (4) mens teams and six (6) women's teams. A member of the Division II of the NCAA, CSUDH competes in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). Other functions of the unit include public relations, sports information, athletic training, fundraising, scheduling of campus athletic facilities, and recruitment and retention of student-athletes. The Department and University place a high priority on academic standards and the personal growth of the student-athletes.
Under general supervision, the Athletic Trainer I performs the full range of clinical athletic training functions, which involves the planning, organization, and delivery of daily athletic training services to students involved in athletics.
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this classification.
Athletic Trainer I typically perform duties that include some or all of the following: prevent, recognize, and assess athletic injuries; implement preventive and rehabilitation programs to treat athletic injuries using the appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments; consult with more senior Athletic Trainers, physicians, and other health professionals on injuries and treatment plans and coordinate with the coaching staff; inform coaching staff and other health professionals on the status of injuries and treatment plants; use a variety of therapeutic modalities in accordance with physician orders including, but not limited to, heat, cold, light, sound, electricity and rehabilitation and exercise equipment, and apply bandages, tapes, and braces to prevent and treat injuries; advise students on how to prevent injuries and maintain their physical condition; regularly evaluate the physical condition of student athletes; counsel athletes and staff regarding conditioning, athletic training, and rehabilitation; assist in designing conditioning programs to prevent injuries; may attend practices and athletic events and provide medical emergency coverage to student athletes; travel with sports teams to away games as needed; may provide access to over the counter medication for student athletes in accordance with physician directions, applicable university policy, and legal guidelines, and ensuring required documentation; maintain equipment and cleanliness of the athletic training and rehabilitation facilities; maintain appropriate medical records of injuries, treatment plans, and progress; may assist in monitoring the work of student interns/trainers.
Required Education: Equivalent to bachelor's degree in athletic training, physical education, kinesiology or related field of study or combination of education and experience, which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Course work must include completion of the Board of Certification (BOC) curriculum requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
General knowledge of the principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning, injury prevention, injury assessment and rehabilitation; full range of therapeutic modalities and their practical use and physiological basis; other therapeutic preventions and treatments such as taping, bracing, and massage; effective use of rehabilitation and exercise equipment; rules, regulations, and guidelines established by the campuses governing national collegiate athletic associations (e.g., National Collegiate Athletics Association or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) pertaining to student athletes, their training, sports medicine care, and health and safety; Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) standards for handling blood borne pathogens; maintaining medical records, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards; and following insurance procedures.
Ability to effectively assess and evaluate injuries and their severity; develop conditioning and rehabilitation programs and manage and treat injuries; use the full range of appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments and rehabilitation and exercise equipment to treat and prevent injuries; determine the appropriate referrals for athletes to other health care professionals; recognize life threatening situations and administer the appropriate emergency aid; use a computer to perform medical, insurance and other record keeping functions; and work in an environment with competing priorities. Incumbents must possess strong interpersonal and communications skills to develop effective working relationships with athletes and serve as a liaison among athletes, coaching staff, parents, physicians and other health professionals.
License and Certifications:
Possess and maintain Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer. Some positions may require a valid California driver's license.
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.
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The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9
Applications Close: Open until filled
To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/496452/pool-athletic-trainer