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Assists in the oversight of all aspects of health care for Loras College student-athletics within the guidelines set forth by Loras College, the American Rivers Conference, and the NCAA Division III.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
- Distributes and collects necessary health and medical papers required for participation in intercollegiate athletics.
- May monitor pre-existing health conditions of potential student-athletes involved in intercollegiate athletics.
- In absence of a physician's order, assists with the decisions necessary for participation.
- Assistant Head Athletic Trainer with injury care for all sports sponsored by Loras College.
- Provides full-time coverage, game and practice, home and away for assigned sports.
- Assists with recommendations for the purchase of equipment and supplies.
- Consults on purchase of protective devices and equipment.
- Assists in the formulation and monitoring of treatment and rehabilitation of student-athletes.
- Assists student-athletes in the decision to seek a physician's referral.
- Assists in coordinating with Business Office staff the College insurance plan as related to injuries occurring during intercollegiate athletic competition, practice or travel.
- Depending on experience and education level, may serve as a Preceptor for athletic training students in Loras' CAATE accredited Master of Athletic Training Program.
- Supports the mission and vision of the College and respects the College's Catholic tradition.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
- Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
- Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
- Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
- Competitiveness - Willingness to strive to get ahead or to finish projects.
- Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.
- Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
- Enthusiastic - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.
- Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
- Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
- Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
- Motivation - Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
- Self Motivated Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
- Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.
Education: Master's Degree in from an accredited Athletic Training program or a related field preferred; Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Athletic Training Program will be considered.
Experience: Two years of a graduate assistantship or collegiate-level experience.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Certificates & Licenses: Requires certification by the American Red Cross in first and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Minimum of one year of BOC certification. Graduate of, or experience in, CAATE-approved program preferred.
Other Requirements: Skilled in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of health care for intercollegiate student-athletes. Good knowledge of the health care policies of Loras College, the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the NCAA Division III. Some knowledge of modern management and leadership practices. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, faculty, subordinates, student-athletes and general public. Ability to solve problems effectively and provide a positive role model for student-athletes. Able to use all related medical equipment.