Staff Athletic Trainer
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Staff Athletic Trainer
Staff Athletic Trainers
The Assistant Athletic Trainer will provide athletic training
services for assigned sports of the Intercollegiate Athletic
Department. This individual will be responsible for all facets of
health-care delivery for the assigned teams and works as a member
of a multi-disciplinary team, consisting of athletic trainers,
physical therapists, and physical therapist assistants.
1. Performs appropriate Athletic Training Assessment of patient and
determines method of care and referral by:
- Demonstrating advanced knowledge of diagnosis and conditions
seen in an athletic setting.
- Performing and interpreting Athletic Training evaluation
identifying actual or potential problems that would impair
- Establishing specific treatment goals based on results of
- Selecting appropriate therapeutic procedures.
- Interacting with patients and staff to gain cooperation in
designing the plan and care of goals.
- Coordinating communication of athlete's injuries to physicians,
coaches and/or parents.
2. Implements and manages a specific and comprehensive treatment
- Demonstrating advanced skills in the delivery of Athletic
- Developing awareness and use of proper safety measures
regarding patients, others in the treatment area, and his or her
- Re-assessing patient's status in response to treatment and goal
- Redefining problems and modifying goals and treatment as
- Participating in the release of patients and follow-up care, or
maintenance care if needed.
3. Complies with the policies of the Sportsmedicine Center for
documentation of services rendered by:
- Documenting all aspects of assessment, planning and treatment
in the medical record in a timely and legible manner.
- Making entries on appropriate forms for the referral of all
patients to other healthcare providers.
- Making appropriate entries into the computer record keeping
- Maintaining health records of athletes including health
history, pre-participation exams, insurance information, referrals
to health services, reports of diagnosis and follow-up care.
4. Participates in the development and planning activities of the
Sportsmedicine Department by:
- Taking on new programs, both in research and implementation, at
the request of the Director of Sports Medicine.
- Participating in the evaluation and revisions of existing
programs and services.
- Participating in evaluation reviews, both of the staff and the
programs, to ensure increased standards of excellence.
5. Assists Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Sportsmedicine in
facility maintenance responsibilities for all Sports Medicine
- Evaluating equipment and repair needs for location.
- Assisting in placing work orders and requesting equipment
6. The intent of this job classification description is to provide
a representative summary of the types of duties and
responsibilities that will be required of positions in this
classification and shall not be construed as a declaration of the
specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than
those specifically present in this description.
Daily contact with members of own work unit, immediate supervisor,
and students interns to plan, coordinate, problem solve, present
information, and make suggestions related to mutual goals.
Frequent contact with other departments, students, parents,
community groups, the general public, physicians, and coaches to
exchange factual information and explanation of rules, regulations,
practices of functions.
Responsibility for Final Decisions
Tasks involve multiple procedures with interrelated processes or
steps. Work involves choosing the appropriate option or procedure
to follow and applying established rules and procedures.
Errors are readily detected in the normal course of work by
standard check or crosscheck.
: Head Athletic Trainer.
Work is performed independently on routine work, non-routine issues
or questions are referred to the supervisor.
Master Degree with 2-3 years experience in related field.
South Carolina licensure certification.
Work is performed under usual office and athletic setting
Job Posting End Date (if date is blank, posting is open
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- Daily exposure to varied weather conditions.
- Frequent exposure to dust and light intensity.
- Daily reaching and handling.
- Daily stooping and kneeling.
- Daily pushing and pulling.
- Daily lifting and carrying.
- Daily climbing and balancing.