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Athletic Trainer

The Athletic Trainer will provide medical services to the athletes of Faith Academy. As time and personnel allow, they will also extend their services to other students, staff, employees and volunteers of Faith Academy and the families of students and staff. 

 

The Athletic Trainer will perform assessment, provide basic emergency care, and refer clients as necessary to local doctors and medical facilities. They will maintain health records on all athletic injuries as well as assist the Athletic Director as requested.  They will also work to prevent athletic injuries.

Essential Duties of the job
  • Work with Health Office, Training Coach and Athletic Dept. to perform assessment, treatment (including first aide), reconditioning and prevention of athletic injuries as set forth by the NATA Board of certification
  • Perform taping, strapping, bracing and fitting of athletic equipment
  • Carry out all prescribed treatments and recommendations of local physicians
  • Cover assigned sports games or matches, and related events
  • Act as liaison between athletes, parents, coaches, nurses and Athletic Director
  • Maintain accurate record of injuries, treatments and reconditioning of athletic injuries
  • Develop and maintain a budget for the athletic training program
  • Assist the Athletic Director as requested
  • Work with coaches, Training Coach and Athletic Director to create pre-season conditioning routines for each sport
  • Work hours will start around noon and extend into the evening hours most days of the week and include all day most Saturdays during athletic seasons
Additional responsibilities
  • as requested by supervisor

 

Job specifications
  • Have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in health related field with a current NATA certification
  • Remain current in CPR and AED certification
  • Preferably have one or two years experience in athletic training setting
  • Be comfortable working with children and young people. 
  • Possess history-taking and assessment skills
  • Be able to work cooperatively with principals, teacher, nurses, training coach and counselors
  • Be able to communicate with parents and dorm parents concerning their student’s health issues
  • Have basic computer skills
  • Be able to assist with or transfer athletes of various weight/heights
  • Be able to push carts with athletic equipment on them
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long distances
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate to give adequate directions and instructions to subordinates
  • Be able to carry training kit and coolers for long distances

Athletic Trainer

For SchooL Year:

Term of Service:

2 year minimum commitment preferred

Type of Position:

Division:

Supervisor:

Head Nurse

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