Athletic Trainer- Spring Sabbatical Coverage

Location
New Hampshire, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Purpose

For the spring of 2021, the PEA Athletic Training Department is looking for spring sabbatical coverage to assist in the planning, organization, direction and execution of programs associated with the care and prevention of orthopedic-related injuries, and the management of other injuries and illnesses that impact on students health and wellness. There is potential for one year 2021-2022 AT work as well.

Key Accountabilities
  • Assist in the enforcement of departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Provide education and serve as a resource for students and academy employees on injury/illness prevention and wellness.
  • Responsible for the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of all orthopedic injuries across campus.
  • Apply indicated injury risk reduction methods to students.
  • Provides immediate emergency care during times of physical activity, including being present at interscholastic events as scheduled by the Director of Athletic Training.
  • Provide respectful communication, within limits of confidentiality, on student health matters between coaches, parents and health care providers.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of Athletic Training Center activities and pertinent medical data.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletic Training
Degree of Independent Action Performed

Incumbent is expected to work with a high level of independence and autonomy, and exercise a high degree of initiative, influence, and judgment in decisions affecting staff and department operations.

Expected to solve problems or address issues that require immediate attention.

Direct/Indirect Reports

None

Internal & External Contacts

Frequent contact with students, Dean of Students office, PEA administrative and academic offices, the Lamont Health and Wellness Center, faculty, coaches, and staff. External contacts may include parents, community health partners, outside organizations, visitors and local community neighbors.

Position Requirements

Education

  • Undergraduate degree minimum.
  • NATA-BOC certification and NH state license or the ability to obtain prior to hiring


Experience

  • Entry level certified athletic trainer.
  • Experience working with adolescents in an educational setting preferred.


Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students by building trust and credibility.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as a strong customer focus.
  • A strict adherence to confidential policies is required.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Willingness and ability to learn additional software applications as needed.
  • High degree of organizational skills with the ability to be flexible and multi-task with accuracy.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions, maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, including stressful situations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity and to serving the needs of a diverse and inclusive community with diplomacy and tact.
Physical Requirements

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to withstand exposure to inclement weather (rain, snow, sleet, freezing temperatures, etc.) as incumbent will be expected to work outdoors for significant periods of time.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information, and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with students, employees, parents, and alumni.

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