Summary: This full-time position assists with Sports Medicine Training for all of Queens’ NCAA Division II Athletics programs under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer. This is a 10-month position paid over 12 months. This position is exempt from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore is not eligible to earn overtime pay or compensatory time off for additional hours worked.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with daily operations of the athletic training room
Provide proper injury evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries
Uphold the standard operating procedures of the athletic training room and ensure proper use of equipment by athletic training students and student-athletes
Provide daily coverage of sport practices and events as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer
Travel with assigned teams
Weekend coverage and some overnight travel to be expected
Maintain proper documentation on all injuries for evaluation and treatment
Assist with injury claim filing procedures, maintenance of inventory and supply ordering
Must attain NC Athletic Training License (annually) and maintain CEU requirements
Approved Clinical Instructor (ACI) for athletic training students
Special projects and other duties may be assigned to achieve Sports Medicine / Athletics / University goals.
Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required
Current NATABOC certification
Eligible for NC Athletic Training Licensure
First Aid, CPR and AED certified
Experience in managing multiple athletic teams
Must be able to provide proper injury evaluation, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for athletic injuries
Willingness and ability to regularly work early morning, evening and weekend hours and travel with athletic teams/athletes, usually by provided transportation and or private vehicle
Strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
Flexibility, confidence, and ability to work independently as well as contributing to team efforts and objectives
Attention to detail and proven ability to manage competing priorities effectively
Proven ability to plan, organize and control projects through to completion within given timeframes
Strong follow-up and follow-through skills, including accurate documentation skills, particularly relating to treatment plans for student athletes
Valid North Carolina driver’s license with no serious infractions
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation)
Visual Abilities: Read reports, create presentations, and use a computer systems
Hearing: Hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, vendors, and students
Dexterity, Grasping, Feeling: Write, type, and use the telephone, copier, and computer systems
Mobility: Open files and operate office machines; move between departments and attend meetings across campus
Talking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly
Lifting, Pulling, Pushing: Exert up to 50 pounds for force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
Cognitive/Emotional: Ability to critically think and concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in conditions – 75-100% of the time
Work in office and training center environments, contact with students, staff, faculty, parents, providers and vendors
Work has deadlines, multiple interruptions, high volume and may be stressful at times
Work has regular evening and weekend hours and requires regular travel with athletic teams/athletes, usually by provided transportation and or private vehicle
The above description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of this positions, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended to describe the general nature of this position.
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