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Athletic Trainer

Employer
College of the Holy Cross
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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About College of the Holy Cross:

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.


Job Description:

Job Summary

The Athletic Trainer is responsible for administration of athletic training care to student-athletes including prevention, emergency care and rehabilitation elements.

Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Provide the best possible medical care for the student athletes and visiting athletic teams
  • Provides injury evaluation, treatment, and first-aid care for assigned teams, events, and day to day on-call assignments.
  • Plans and implements rehabilitation programs for serious injuries or post-surgical conditions. .
  • Keeps and maintains medical records for each athlete
  • Maintains the inventory for medical supplies and over the counter medications
  • Assists in the supervision of athletic training students in the training room and at the practice or competition facility
  • Engaging in effective written and oral communication with members of the coaching staff, athletic administration, and sports medicine staff
  • Assist with established guidelines of the health care of profession and medical community, promoting a communication network for student-athletes, parents, coaches and medical personnel.
  • Organization and completion of student-athlete pre-participation physical examinations; coordinating timely referrals and communicating with the Team Physicians regarding student-athlete injuries and medical condition and plan of care.
  • Working with Athletic Training Education Program students to set up necessary emergency and safety equipment for practice and competition; Being familiar with Departmental Emergency Plan for practice and competition and be prepared to initiate during practice and competition as well as provide CPR/AED and on field extrication
  • Must be a student of their craft and strive to stay up-to-date on the latest techniques used in the athletic industry.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's degree required
  • National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification required
  • State of Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professionals Licensure required
  • CPR, AED, First Aide, & Blood Borne Pathogens Certifications
  • Experience managing multiple tasks, and while working proficiently under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects effectively with tight deadlines.
Core Competencies

Skills that are required for this job and are in line with the College's mission e.g.
  • Highly motivated and can highly motivate others
  • Effectively mentor student
  • Supervision
  • Dependability & Flexibility - position requires travel work on nights and weekends.
  • Understands risk management and works in conjunction with Sports Medicine and Strengths and Conditioning personnel to uphold health and safety standards in the conduct of all activities,
  • Extremely Service Oriented- Proven ability to interact professionally and diplomatically with many constituencies with a strong customer-service focus.
  • Good Written & Verbal Communication
  • Proficient Problem Solving
  • Understands Risk Management and works in conjunction with Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning personnel to uphold health and safety standards in the conduct of activities
  • Strong Teamwork & Team Facilitation- supports departmental efforts through collaborative measures and sharing knowledge with others.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Understands the importance, values and respects diversity as an individual, in a team and within groups while fostering an inclusive and supportive environment.
To mitigate the spread and effects of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, College of the Holy Cross requires that all successful applicants show proof of full, up-to-date vaccination (including a booster dose once eligible) by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment, unless an accommodation exempting the applicant from this policy has been granted . Applicants who wish to request an accommodation based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information in your application materials.


Additional Information:

This is a full-time exempt position. The College is committed to providing competitive market pay for its employees. The College also offers a competitive benefits package for full-time staff, including:
  • 10% College contribution to the 403(b) Retirement Plan (1 year wait waiver available)
  • Hybrid work
  • NEW - condensed summer 4-day work week
  • Tuition benefits
  • Wellness programs & ongoing Training and Development opportunities
  • Generous paid time off
  • Free parking and free use of the athletic/fitness facilities.
  • Click here to learn more.
College Description

The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.

Region Description

Worcester is a city of approximately 200,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities which you can read more about here .

The College of the Holy Cross is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.

A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).

To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to: https://www.holycross.edu/human-resources/benefits

Holy Cross Benefits at a Glance PDF for download: click here


Application Instructions:

Please attach a cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your resume.

In your cover letter please address how your work supports the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission ) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity .

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