Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine or related program
Preferred: Master’s Degree in Athletic Training
NYS Registration and License as a Certified Athletic Trainer
BLS Certification required through the RQI system during clinical orientation.
Minimum: 21 years of age or older (per NYS Regulations) Preferred: 1-2 years experience as an Athletic Trainer in a high school and/or physician practice setting.
Minimum: Demonstrated leadership abilities. Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with discretion and ability to deal with the public in a professional and courteous manner. Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple priorities and enhance the spirit of teamwork through effective role modeling. Must be demonstrate flexibility in work sites, schedules, duties, etc. and have demonstrated ability to independently work efficiently and effectively. Must possess exceptional communication and customer service skills. Computer literacy required with word processing, spreadsheets, power point Preferred: Experience with Microsoft Office products including word, excel and power point.
Under the supervision of a physician, applies principles, methods and procedures for managing athletic injuries, which shall include preconditioning, conditioning and reconditioning of an individual who has suffered an athletic injury through the use of appropriate preventative and supportive devices. Provides instruction to coaches, athletes, parents, medical personnel and communication in the area of care and prevention of athletic injuries. The individual will work in school systems and in a physician or hospital clinic to support patient care. The Athletic Trainer will provide coverage to sporting events as agreed upon by the Health System contract and based upon the schedule that is prepared by the hiring organization.
Provides coverage for home contests on a schedule determined by the hiring organization, the athletic trainer and the athletic director. The individual covers most varsity contests and selected non-varsity contests based on the needs of the school and risk in the sport. Coverage would include post-session contests as determined by the athletic director of varsity and non-varsity sports.
Provides for prevention of athletic injuries through the applications of protective tapings, wraps and braces, and assist in the design of practices to help reduce the incidence of injury. The athletic trainer will conduct workshops for staff as needed concerning injury prevention, CPR, injury recognition, treatment and injury rehabilitation.
Assists physical therapists or physicians in the flow of patient care by assisting to keep equipment in order, change linen, and assist with bracing and splinting.
The Athletic Trainer is needed to provide Athletic Training services in accordance with standards of the Athletic Training Practice Act, NYS Department of Health, NATA and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals.
The Trainer is a health care professional who will work to prevent, recognize, manage and rehabilitate injuries that result from physical activity. As part of a complete health care team, the certified Athletic Trainer will be directed by and work in cooperation with a licensed physician and other health care professionals, athletics administrators, coaches and parents.
Provides patient evaluations Provides patient treatment Plans, coordinates and evaluates his/her patient Some traveling Provide preventative techniques Provide injury care
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