Assistant Athletic Trainer - #197027
College of the Sequoias
Date: 06/08/2022 09:30 AM
City: Visalia, California
Salary: $55,707 - $74,545 / year
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Salary: $55,707.00 - $74,545.00 Annually
Job Type: $ATSJobType$
Job Number: 6105-c-06/22
Closing: 6/21/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Visalia, CA
Under the direction of the Athletic Director, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will provide health services involving injury prevention, immediate care, and management/disposition and reconditioning of athletic injuries
College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We are dedicated to recruiting employees who are committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.
Job duties of the Assistant Athletic Trainer will include:
- Serve as Certified Athletic Trainer for assigned sports team.
- Administer conditioning and rehabilitation treatment by use of massage, exercise, water, heat, cold, compression, light, sound and electricity and other related therapy as requested by licensed physician.
- Provide initial evaluation and emergency first aid to athletes requiring care, including determination of needed treatment level.
- Inform coaching staff of the severity of athletic injuries incurred by athletes and their ability to resume practice or re-enter competition
- Advise coaches, athletes and students regarding severity of injury, diet, exercise, minerals and fluid intake, reconditioning and other related matters; counsel and advise athletes and coaches concerning development of physical conditioning and training programs to enhance an athletes strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination.
- Maintain student athletes' health records; assist with team health screening examinations; maintain inventory of equipment, supplies and medications; prepares orders for medical and athletic training supplies.
- Arrange screening, referral and transportation of injured athletes to physician or hospital as necessary; advise and arrange appointments and consultations for students, as required, for services not available through the established health care athletic training services program.
- Protect athletes from trauma or re-injury by checking uniform for proper fit in conjunction with selecting, fabricating, designing and fitting appropriate splints, pads or other protective devices.
- Under direction provide therapy, design and supervise conditioning and reconditioning programs.
- Provide pre-practice, practice, and post practice services for assigned sports.
- Provide coverage of all home contests assigned may travel with team to road contests, as assigned.
- Attend and participate in physical education and athletic department meetings.
- Assist in the supervision of student Athletic trainers within the Sports Medicine Program.
- Prepare, maintain and compile monthly and yearly injury report summaries and treatments provided to all athletes.
- Prepare and maintain reports related to training supplies and equipment inventory; prepare requisitions as needed.
- Perform related work as assigned.
(Education & Experience):
Any combination equivalent to:
Bachelor's degree in Physical Education or Kinesiology preferably with an emphasis on athletic training/sports medicine or a National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification and one-year experience in athletic training
Licenses and Other Requirements:
- Current CPR/AED Certificate.
- Maintain certified with National Athletic Trainers Association and fulfill the continuing education requirements to maintain certification during period of employment.
- Valid Class III California's Driver's License.
- Must be eligible to obtain a Class B Driver's License.
- An incumbent must be insurable at the "standard rate" by the employer's insurance carrier at all times while employed in this classification by the College of the Sequoias Community College District.
- Indoor/Outdoor environment.
- Flexible work schedule to include holidays, weekends and evenings.
- Ability stand for frequently long periods of time.
- Ability to use hands and fingers to examine and/or test athletes.
- Ability to handle medical equipment.
- Ability to operate an electronic keyboard or other objects.
- Ability to reach with hands and arms.
- Ability to speak clearly, distinctly to ask questions, and to provide information.
- Ability to hear and understand voices over the telephone and in person and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies.
- Ability to see and hear adequately to perform accurate physical assessments of athletes.
- Ability to lift injured, ill, or disabled students.
Knowledge and Abilities
The hiring committee is seeking evidence of the following:
- Health issues, needs and concerns of college athletes.
- Human anatomy and physiology.
- Universal health and safety precautions.
- Emergency medical response and triage protocol.
- Assessment and diagnostic techniques.
- First aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), AED and CPR procedures.
- Injuries or conditions, which require special corrective measures.
- Equipment and devices required in therapeutic rehabilitation.
- Oral and written communication skills.
- Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy.
- Use of microcomputer equipment.
- Evaluate injuries and apply appropriate care/preventative measures.
- Maintain accurate health records; insurance forms and inventory sheets.
- Communicate effectively with students, coaches, staff and community.
- Provide health care services including emergency care.
- Perform first aid procedures and CPR/AED.
- Participate in health education and awareness activities for athletes.
- Operate office and microcomputer equipment.
- Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others.
- Relate effectively with people of varied academic, cultural and socio-economic background using tact, diplomacy and courtesy.
- Work independently with minimal supervision.
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit:
- An online job application.
- Letter of interest which addresses how the applicant's experience and/or education enables him/her to be able to perform the job duties.
- Unofficial copies of transcripts of all college/university work. Official transcripts are required upon employment.
Recruitment Analyst: Nancy Yanes firstname.lastname@example.org or 737-4886
College of the Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas
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