Certified Athletic Trainer
Reports to: Physical Therapy Manager Classification: Non-Exempt
Department: Physical Therapy PT Date Approved: January 2020
1. The athletic trainer must be able to demonstrate an ability to perform the following functions regarding athletic injuries: prevention, assessment, treatment, (including first aide) and reconditioning as set forth by the NATA Board of certification.
2. The athletic trainer is responsible for maintaining proper medical records in accordance with all governing guidelines (i.e. HIPAA)
3. Communicate health information (including participation status) with: players, coaches, physicians, etc.
4. The athletic trainer will demonstrate proper taping, strapping, bracing, and fitting of athletic equipment.
5. The athletic trainer will carry out all prescribed treatments and recommendations by the team/program/event physician.
6. The athletic trainer will maintain NATA and CPR certification and licensure in accordance with those respective institutions.
7. The athletic trainer must be available to cover all assigned sports games or matches, in clinic treatments, and related events under the supervision of the program manager.
8. The athletic trainer must be able to communicate clearly to give adequately communicate to the students.
Education: Minimum of bachelor’s degree in health related field, with current NATA certification
Experience: One or two years in athletic training setting preferred. Entry level graduates with NATA certification will be considered.
HOURS– 2 pm to 5 pm for normal school on site training – game nights may be from 2PM to 11PM