Assistant Athletic Trainer
University of New England - Biddeford, ME

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To assist in the coordination and administration of all aspects of athletic health care.

Responsibilities
  • Assist Head Athletic Trainer in the planning and coordination of Athletic Training Services, functions and programs.
  • Conduct an ongoing injury prevention program through conditioning, safety checks and formal and informal instruction of athletes with regard to injury prevention techniques.
  • Provide athletic training services to student athletes: identify, assess, and care for athletic injuries, including referral to physician and outside medical facilities as appropriate; manage injuries and rehabilitation under physician’s direction as appropriate; counsel athletes, fit with and instruct in use of braces, crutches, and other special equipment; prepare athletes for practices or contests by preventive taping, protection of previous injuries and giving special instructions.
  • Travel with athletic teams as deemed necessary by the Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Confer regularly with Head Athletic Trainer, Athletic Director, coaches, and Team Physician to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs and activities.
  • Remain current with new developments in athletic training methods and technology.
  • Understand and comply with OSHA’s Bloodborn Pathogen Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) and Chapter 8 of the University of New England Safety Manual.
  • Understand and comply with the University of New England Safety Manual.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Supervision is received from the Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Athletics.

Qualifications Candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in athletic training or a related field, and a Master’s degree is highly-preferred. The candidate must also be BOC, First Aid and CPR certified, as well as licensed, or be eligible to be licensed, in the state of Maine.road-based technical knowledge and skills related to athletic training and sports injuries.
  • Proficient with program planning, administrative and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent teaching and counseling skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with student athletes, coaches, physicians, and others outside the University in carrying out athletic training functions.
* Background check may be required.

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