To assist in the coordination and administration of all aspects of athletic health care.
- 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 is received from the Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Athletics.
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.
* Background check may be required.
- 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.
University of New England - 2 years ago