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Assistant Athletic Trainer
2017-18-14
Administrative Support/Management
06/05/2018
06/14/2018

ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER

FIRST REVIEW JUNE 14, 2018 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

$3,884 to $5,205 PER MONTH

11 MONTHS / 40 HOURS PER WEEK EXEMPT POSITION

Under the general direction of the Athletic Director/Dean of Kinesiology, Health, and Athletics and reporting directly to the Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer assists with the supervision and coordination of the colleges overall sports medicine program. This includes, but is not limited to: injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries, baseline and follow up concussion testing, shot-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education and counseling of patients, and athletics elated health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the Athletic Trainer, Team Physician(s), and other qualified medical personnel.

 

This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed and related duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Evaluate injured patients; administer first aid, emergency medical care, and rehabilitation plans for injured patients
  • Provide appropriate care and treatment of acute and chronic injuries
  • Assist in decisions involving care and treatment of acute injuries.
  • Maintain confidential patient records regarding injuries and accidents occurring during sports, drug testing, and relevant medical information.
  • Maintain insurance records for patients, contact physician’s as necessary, insurance companies as necessary, serve as key contact for athletic insurance and process claims.
  • Communicate effectively with athletic trainer and other staff and faculty on campus as well as with patients, coaches, physicians, physical therapists, and any member of the sports medicine network.
  • Assist in gathering existing insurance coverage information on student athletes.
  • Assist in budget development, inventory of current supplies, and ordering of needed supplies.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

  1. Bachelor’s Degree with course work in athletic training
  2. National Certification as an Athletic Trainer
  3. First Aid, CPR, & AED certified

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree in Athletic Training, Physical Education, Health, Kinesiology, or a related field.
  2. Two years of experience related to duties and responsibilities of this classification.
  • Knowledge and understanding of therapeutic modalities including, but not limited to: ultrasound, electrical stimulation, heating modalities, and cooling modalities.
  • Knowledge of preventative taping and bracing.
  • Knowledge and firm understanding of the healing process of the human body and how to incorporate rehabilitation program without compromising that process.
  • Knowledge of manual therapy  paradigms (joint mobilization, soft tissue mobilization, etc )
  • Knowledge of advanced screening paradigms.
  • Ability to work with and without supervision; demonstrate an understanding, patient and receptive attitude toward patients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form using appropriate and correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Ability to handle emergency situations.
  • Ability to use electronic medical record system (Athletic Trainer System, SportsWare, etc) or be receptive to instruction in how to use electronic medical record systems.
  • Ability to meet requirements associated with tasks.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.

 

Benefits

The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents.  

 

In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.  The employee participates in the Public Employee Retirement System through District and employee contributions.

Selection Process

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee.  At the discretion of the District, videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) may be offered.  Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications.  Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.  The Search Committee will recommend a slate of finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.

 

The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.

 

Conditions of Employment

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.  A pre-employment physical examination may be required.

 

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.

 

College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

 

College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The knowledge and skill requirements are representative of essential duties. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
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