Assistant Athletic Trainer (Female Sports)
East Tennessee State University - Johnson City, TN

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Job Summary/Basic Function: East Tennessee State University, a Division I member of the NCAA and Atlantic Sun Conference, announces the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer (Female Sports). This position reports to the Director of Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer and is responsible for assisting in all phases of the athletic training program -- Assists in the care, prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries sustained by student athletes. Coordinates physical exams with the Head Trainer. Assists with the education of graduate assistant athletic trainers. Assists with the recording of daily injury notation and medical records. Maintains certification with the NATABOC and licensure with the State of Tennessee as an athletic trainer. Assumes responsibilities of the Head Trainer in his/her absence. Works closely with BucSports Athletic Medicine staff to coordinate all medical services for student-athletes. Assists the BucSports Athletic Medicine Center physician as needed. Assists the BucSports Athletic Medicine Center physical therapists as needed. Assists with graduate assistant recruitment. Assists the Head Trainer in secondary athletic insurance.Remains in full compliance with NCAA, University, and Southern Conference rules. Complies with all NCAA rules and regulations, and acknowledges this compliance as part of an annual evaluation process. Signs an NCAA Compliance Statement annually.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of prescription medicines generally used in intercollegiate athletes. Knowledge of a wide variety of athletic training room supplies and equipment. Knowledge of medical activities surrounding a variety of athletic programs. Knowledge of proper and effective protective equipment to be used by intercollegiate athletes. Knowledge of electronic medical records. Ability to effectively evaluate and treat a wide variety of sports injuries under the supervision of team physicians. Ability to form and maintain effective working relationships with area physicians and other medical support personnel. Ability to effectively train and instruct student assistants.
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