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Certified Athletic Trainer

Georgian Court University
Lakewood, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 15, 2024

Job Details

  • In consultation with the Director of Sports Medicine, Certified Athletic Trainer and under the medical supervision of the Team Physician(s), this position provides a full-range of athletic training health care services for NCAA Division II athletic teams. This includes, but is not limited to the prevention, evaluation, assessment, management, and treatment of injuries / illnesses, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of injuries, education and counseling of student-athletes, and related health care administration. Works in cooperation with and under the medical supervision of the Team Physician(s).

    Essential Functions:
  • Perform as certified athletic trainer in the prevention, evaluation, assessment, rehabilitation, management, treatment, and treatment of injuries and illnesses.
  • Provide athletic training health care services for team practices and home contests.
  • Make medical referrals and in consultation with supervising team physician, determine the medical clearance of student-athletes.
  • Document and effectively communicate with coaches all medical restrictions for participation.
  • Provide emergency care under the policies and procedures of the Office of Athletic Training and the Plan of Care with the supervising team physician(s).
  • Work with coaches and student-athletes to develop appropriate training regiments.
  • Assist with the formation and maintenance of student-athlete medical records.
  • Maintain proper medical record keeping and documentation of all injuries and illnesses.
  • Assist the Director of Sports Medicine with administrative responsibilities - including, but not limited to management / processing of insurance claims, review of policies and procedures, website management, supervision of student-workers or interns, etc.
  • Share in the responsibilities of athletic training facility and fitness center maintenance and upkeep.
  • Maintain proper certifications/licensure as required by the State of New Jersey.
  • Abide by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Code of Ethics.
  • Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Miscellaneous/Secondary Responsibilities :
  • Travel with teams and provide athletic training health care services
  • Provide Athletic Training health care services for GCU camps and clinics (during contract period).
  • Assist with facilitation of pre-participation physical exams.
  • Assist in the implementation of institutional and NCAA student-athlete drug testing and education.
  • Coordinate medical services for students majoring in Dance.
  • Serve as a Clinical Preceptor for Undergraduate and Graduate Athletic Training Programs with partner universities.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Certified Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification.
  • Licensed (or eligible for licensure) as an Athletic Trainer by the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners.
  • Current certification in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Experience in an athletic training facility environment (collegiate preferred).
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Electronic Medical Records.
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft SharePoint Server
  • Prior experience with ImPact neurocognitive testing
  • Instructor Certification in CPR/AED/First Aid
  • Availability and willingness to travel as needed


Georgian Court University

Georgian Court University: History, Culture and Academic Excellence

Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court became a fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men.

Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum that is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.

The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.

The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values-respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.

Georgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools:

  • The School of Arts & Sciences
  • The School of Business
  • The School of Education

Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include:

  • Small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1
  • Personalized education-faculty members readily available for mentoring
  • All classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants
  • Inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service

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