Assistant Athletic Trainer
The Assistant Athletic Director is responsible for onsite care and management of athletics injuries including prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation. Often includes doctor’s appointments, surgeries, and long-term physical therapy.
- Onsite care and management of injuries and illnesses including: prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation.
- Assess risk of injury, perform ergonomic evaluation and coaching, self-care implementation and overall wellness promotion.
- Electronic documentation of all patient encounters.
- Coordinate and implement injury prevention programs and customize 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.
- Responsible for administrative and other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Excellent communication skills, supervisory and management skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
- 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.
- Attention to Detail: Athletic trainers should be thorough and detailed with injury tracking and documentation.
- Interpersonal Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situation, when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff and families.
- Practice confidentiality in all areas.
- Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision.
- Manage and lead specific teams, supervise interns and student workers.
- Work is medium demand, lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects.
- Medium strength is required to position patients for examination. May assist patients as needed, helping them on and off the exam table.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
- Success working with college athletes
- Personal relationship with Christ.
- BOC Certification/SC state athletic training licensure.
- Valid driver license.
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree.
CIU provides a benefits package that includes:
- Health Plan;
- 401(k) plan with match opportunity;
- 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
- Long term disability insurance;
- Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
- Educational benefits: tuition reduction for PreK3-Graduate.
Interested and qualified candidates will complete the CIU Employment Application.
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