Assistant Athletic Trainer

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL 33427
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description
Athletic Trainer

Position Summary:

The Athletics Department is seeking an Athletic Trainer to Assist the Director of Sports Medicine with coordination and administration of the athletic training program in a manner that provides for competent and complete medical care for all student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics under the direction of the team physician and the athletic director.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for student-athletes (Football & Women's Tennis).

  • Administer first aid to injured athletes and apply protective devices such as taping, bandaging or bracing.

  • Assist Director of Sports Medicine and team physician(s) in determining whether an athlete is fit for participation in an athletic function.

  • Assist in the administration program, athletic pre-participation physicals, echocardiograms, and drug-testing programs.

  • Work cooperatively with, and under, the direction of the team physician in respect to the operation of the therapeutic devices and equipment, fitting of braces, guards, or other devices, referrals to physicians, health service or hospital.

  • Perform additional duties as requested by the Director of Sports Medicine.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and one (1) year of directly related professional experience; or a bachelor's degree in the appropriate area of specialization and three (3) years of directly related experience are required.

    Successful experience as a Graduate Assistant or Intern in an Athletic Program is acceptable for up to one year of the required experience.

    Applicant must be a Board of Certification (BOC) certified Athletic Trainer and possess or be eligible for licensure in the state of Florida.

    Licensure must be obtained immediately upon hiring if not possessed.

    Apply by: November 12, 2018

    Anticipated start: January 7, 2019

  • Reference: 561328780

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