Certified Athletic Trainer (Student Life)
Certified Athletic Trainer (Student Life)
Riverside Community College District
Department: Student Life
Position Type: Support Staff (Classified / Confidential)
Physical location of the position: Norco
Employment Type: Part-Time, 19.5 Hours Per Week
Position Length: 10-month
Salary Range: Grade O
Salary Amount: $33.88-$41.26
Salary Type: Hourly
Under the direction of the area Dean, responsible for the training, exercise, therapeutic care, injury prevention, and rehabilitative treatment of student athletes. The Certified Athletic Trainer is also responsible for developing and educating student athletic trainers. The Certified Athletic Trainer is present at all practices and games indoor and out, is the first responder in emergency situations involving the athlete, performs immediate treatment and care of injuries, makes decisions regarding and coordinates medical referral when necessary, organizes and tracks insurance information, performs extended treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and makes decisions regarding return to play.
Bachelor's degree with course work in athletic training or a related field. Master's preferred. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis with one year of full-time experience being equal to 30 semester or 45 quarter units of coursework.
Two years of closely related experience in athletic training is required.
Exert physical effort regarding equipment (10 gallon water coolers, emergency equipment, team equipment, medical kits) removal of athletes from the field of play, and hands on rehabilitation and taping.
- Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association, valid CPR and First Aid card, and a valid California driver's license, are required.
- Must have (and maintain) an insurable driving record acceptable to the District's insurance carrier.
- Employee is required to maintain his/her certification status as described by the National Athletic Trainer's Association Board of Certification. This includes but is not limited to 80 hours of approved continuing educational course work every 3 years.
Commitment to Diversity
Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.
50% of workday is spent outside at practices or games. Hazards involve exposure to blood borne pathogens, viral and bacterial infections, sideline management and environmental hazards.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Evaluates injuries of the athletes.
2. Determines athletes' capabilities to return to competition with the help of appropriate medical staff.
3. Performs appropriate treatment to the athletes.
4. Works with the coaching staff in the care and prevention of athletic injuries.
5. Tapes body parts of individuals who need taping for prevention of injury.
6. Provides support to the athletes to prevent recurring injuries.
7. Establishes scheduled times for the treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes.
8. Administers first aid when indicated.
9. Supervises assistant athletic trainer and athletic training students.
10. Maintains a clean and sanitary work area.
11. Prepares and submits insurance billing and necessary follow up paperwork.
12. Records all injuries and treatments.
13. Keeps appropriate personnel, including coaches and parents, notified on the status of the involved athletes.
14. Coordinates on-site coverage of teams practice and competitions.
15. Educates the athletes, coaches, parents and public on athletic injuries.
16. Issues equipment and wash uniforms when necessary.
17. Inventories and prepares a budget of necessary equipment and supplies.
18. Supervises the fitting of protective equipment.
19. Works cooperatively with and under the direction of the team physician.
20. Sets up an emergency action plan for all teams.
21. Works with college risk management office to decrease risk to the college.
22. Sets up an athletic training student program.
23. Refers injured athletes to the physician when deemed necessary.
24. Understands and carries out oral and written instructions.
25. Enforces policies for the use of the training facility.
26. Operates District vehicles and travels with teams as directed by the Director of Athletics.
27. Participates in District-provided in-service training programs.
28. Maintains a friendly, supportive atmosphere for students, staff, faculty, and the public.
29. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.
The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.
The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Chani Beeman, 450 E. Alessandro Blvd., Riverside, CA 92508. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.
Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only
Monday: 1:30 pm - 5 pm; Tuesday & Friday: 1 pm - 6 pm; Wednesday & Thursday: 2 pm - 5 pm.
Required Applicant Documents: Resume or Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter
Optional Applicant Documents: Letter of Recommendation 1, Letter of Recommendation 2
Other Document: Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript, Masters or Equivalent Transcript, Credentials/Certificate from NATA
Anticipated start date: May 2021 or after
Application Deadline: 04-12-2021, 8:00 pm PST
It is anticipated that first screening of applications will occur sometime during the 1st or 2nd week of April 2021.
To apply, please visit: https://pa379.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1617122956500