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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Employer
University of Bridgeport
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Bridgeport is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer . The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for working with a team physician within the guidelines set forth by the NATA, NCAA and the State of Connecticut to ensure the health and welfare of the University of Bridgeport intercollegiate student athletes. This position is located in Bridgeport, CT.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Evaluation/treatment of injury/illness to intercollegiate student athletes;
  • Design/modify appropriate individual rehab of post-surgical/post-injury conditions;
  • Provide emergency medical coverage during athletic events/practices/travel for teams;
  • Refer ill/injured athletes to health services/team physicians/consultants regarding injuries/illnesses/care;
  • Administration of Department athletic accident insurance policy;
  • Maintain medical/administrative records;
    Communicate effectively with coaches/ student athletes re: injuries/playing status;
  • Counseling/advising intercollegiate student athletes/coaches regarding health/conditioning/illness/injury;
  • Apply appropriate protective padding/braces/strapping/other orthotic devices;
  • Clinical supervision for affiliated curriculum athletic training education program.
REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES:
  • Bachelor degree required, Master’s degree preferred;
  • NATA certification and eligibility for a Connecticut State License required;
  • First aid, CPR, AED certification required;
  • Prior experience in college athletics required;
  • Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record in accordance with the University of Bridgeport Driving Requirements and Driver Safety Policy.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize relationship building techniques
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with ethnically, culturally, and socially diverse students, staff, faculty, and other constituencies
  • Detail orientated with excellent organizational and follow-up skills
  • Able to process information quickly and accurately
Candidates must be available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends and have the ability to travel.

NOTE: The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities of the position. You will devote your full time and best efforts to the performance of your various job duties and will observe any and all policies, rules and regulations that the University may now have or shall hereafter establish.

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