CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER #00056021
- Missouri University of Science and Technology
- Missouri, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Dec 1, 2022
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics, Health Services
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Student Health Services
Open Until Filled
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time, Benefit Eligible
$52,223 - $54,000/ annual
Provide professional medical assistance to student-athletes in the prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries by planning and implementing care.
Applied Knowledge: Athletic trainers must have knowledge of a large range of medical problems. Assessment, evaluation skills and working with other healthcare professionals will be required.
Decision-Making Skills: Ability to think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines.
Will conduct all interactions with students, student-athletes, staff, faculty, coaches, administrators, other on campus and off campus individuals with dignity, respect. Professionalism is expected in all assigned duties. All communication written and oral will follow ethical standards. As a health care professional you will be expected to display appropriate behavior both on and off duty.
Interpersonal Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situation when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff and families.
Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision. Plan and supervise physical training programs for Intercollegiate Athletics’ participants including use of massage, exercise, heat/light rays, hydro-therapy and related therapeutic treatment.
Onsite care and management of injuries and illnesses including: prevention, first aid, evaluation, management and rehabilitation.
Assess risk of injury, perform ergonomic evaluation and coaching, self-care implementation and overall wellness promotion.
Coordinate and implement injury prevention programs, customized preventative strategies, and programs to each patient. Minimize risk of injury through awareness, education and prevention strategies.
Provide accommodation recommendations, related to sport, for student athletes with restrictions or limitations.
Communicate with physicians and coaching staff regarding the injury status of athletes.
Carry out medical care for assigned student-athletes per the sports medicine standard operating procedures.
Travel as needed depending on sport coverage.
Responsible for administrative and other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Supervision is received from the head athletic trainer, and physician / medicine director.
This position exercises no supervision.
A Bachelor's degree in related/relevant area and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
NATA Board of Certification is required.
Eligible licensure by Missouri Board of Healing Arts.
One year of certified experience in a collegiate setting.
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