30+ days ago
Lee Central High School Fort Myers, FL
Under limited supervision, provides athletic trainer coverage for high school and middle school athletic programs. Reports to the Athletic Director and Principal(s).
Establishes an effective athletic training program for high school and middle school athletics.
Provides first aid and injury assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning for student-athletes.
Responsible for making appropriate physician referrals.
Provides coverage at home events and practices from the beginning of the fall sport season to the conclusion of the spring season.
Coordinate the annual required athletic physicals and supervise the clearance of injured athletes prior to and during the sport seasons.
Maintain a line of communication with the team coaches and Athletic Director regarding athletic health care and recommended treatment and/or rehabilitation for all athletic injuries.
Assist coaching staff in evaluating and implementing sport specific conditioning programs and methods.
Maintain an effective and efficient athletic training room.
Maintain communication with parents on the care and treatment of their student-athlete.
File all necessary reports associated with athletic injuries and/or incidents.
Maintain a daily treatment log.
Oversee the ordering of supplies and equipment pertaining to the athletic training room and maintain an up to date inventory.
Equip each team with the appropriate medical equipment.
Assist in the selection and fitting of protective equipment, including special taping, pads, or braces.
Create a safe playing environment by monitoring and controlling environmental risks.
Share professional literature relative to athletic training with the school’s coaching staff.
Presents a positive image of the Lee County School District at all times.
Interacts with others in a respectful and cooperative manner at all times.
Willingly performs other relate duties as assigned or requested.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. NATA and CPR certification required. Must possess a valid SC driver’s license.
Knowledge of the standards, regulations, and laws relating to the position. Knows how to keep abreast of changes in policy, standards, procedures, and regulations pertinent to the program. Knowledge in the development, planning, organization, implementation and management of athletic programs and practices designed to meet educational objectives and requirements. Strong knowledge of word processing, e-mails, spreadsheets, electronic file management, the internet, and reporting and presentation software.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with school, District staff, parents and community. Ability to instruct others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice, and/or make recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines. Ability to complete, process, and maintain required records, reports, and other information. Ability to develop and maintain effective communications with school and District employees, the school principal, and the general public. Ability to operate general office equipment including a computer, calculator, copier, etc. Ability to create electronic reports and presentations, use the internet efficiently, communicate electronically via e-mail, and manage electronic data and files in an organized manner.
School environment with significant exposure to environmental conditions, to include loud environment and exposure to sun-light. Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require considerable attention and working with students. Physical demands are activities requiring movement/lifting items weighing up to 75 pounds. Frequent travel required; occasional overnight travel required.
Assists in the supervision of students, coaches, and assistants as assigned.