Posted

4 days ago

Location

DeLand, FL

Description

The Assistant Athletic Trainer will report directly to the Head Athletic Trainer and/or Associate Athletic Trainer in the Athletic Training Center. This position will be directly responsible for the medical coverage of the football and men’s tennis programs. Coverage includes, but is not limited to: attending practices, games (home and away), weight training & conditioning sessions, as well as other team-related functions. Travel is required for in-season football and select tennis competitions as deemed appropriate by the Head Athletic Trainer. Candidates should be prepared to handle all medical referrals to team physicians as well as coordinating care in the prevention, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate care, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning, organization and administration, and professional responsibilities that come with being a collegiate athletic trainer.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee all sports medicine operations for assigned teams
  • Assist the Head Athletic Trainer/Health Care Administrator and Associate Athletic Trainer with:
    • Pre-participation physical examination of all student-athletes
    • Oversee all phases of rehabilitation for all student-athletes for assigned teams
    • Staff education and in-service presentations
    • Assistant Athletic Trainer Recruitment
    • Other athletic trainers in coverage of athletic teams who work out of the ATC ATR
    • Serves as liaison between the Sports Medicine staff and the Strength and Conditioning staff as well as Team Physicians
  • Maintain ATC Athletic Training Room
    • Cleaning
    • Restocking
    • Inventory of supplies between ATC and WAC Athletic Training rooms
    • All medical records kept in a confidential and secure manner
    • Maintains accurate and up to date student-athlete medical records
  • Assist with development and annual updates to the infectious disease portion of the Sports Medicine Operations Manual
  • Coordinate ATR Clinic with Team and Associate Physicians
  • Manage maintenance of all AEDs and other emergency equipment making sure all units are in working order and additional replacement supplies are ordered
  • Other assignments deemed appropriate by the Stetson Head Athletic Trainer/Health Care Administrator
  • Performs other site and position specific functions as assigned

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred



Required Skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills


Required Experience
  • Athletic Trainer - Board of Certification

  • Athletic Trainer - State Licensed in FL (or eligible)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training OR Master’s in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training for initial certification
    • If Bachelor’s Degree for Certification, Master’s Degree in Related field is preferred
    • Minimum of 2 years post-graduate Athletic Training experience
    • 2 years of collegiate (football) experience preferred
    • BLS CPR Certification