By becoming the Athletic Trainer, you will be on the side lines of sporting events to evaluate injuries as they happen. You will work closely with the Team Physician, coaches and other school personnel to ensure all student athletes and their families have access to quality orthopedic care.
Position is based out of East Central High School in St. Leon, Indiana
Complete Job Description Below
The certified and licensed Athletic Trainer evaluates, plans and administers treatment of injured athletes under the direct supervision of their team physician (thru Beacon Orthopedics).
- Organizes and administers the overall athletic training program of extracurricular athletics, including, but not limited to injury recognition, assessment, treatment and disposition of athletic injuries.
- Thoroughly evaluates various athletic injuries, determining which injuries can be treated properly in the training room and which ones need to be referred to other allied health care professionals.
- Provide comprehensive preventative and rehabilitative plan of care to the injured athlete, utilizing modalities and therapeutic exercise, as well as functional return to sport activities.
- Develops and maintains excellent communication and a positive working relationship with the team physician(s); as he/she works to be a liaison between the athletes, coaches, parents and physician.
- Establishes and maintains all injury records at the school.
- Completes all written documentation in accordance with departmental policy and procedure for timeliness, format and content.
- Maintains a flexible schedule to properly cover athletic events, daily rehabilitation hours and various practices; according to the expected coverage listed on the respective contract of each school.
- Responsible for budget management of the training room; including the purchasing and inventory of all supplies and equipment.
- Coordinates annual continuing education requirements for coaching, including, but not limited to: Pupil Activity Validation, and Adult CPR/AED.
- Actively participates in assisting fellow co-workers with the following: conflict event coverage, various tournaments, coaches CPR/First Aid classes and summer pre-participation physicals.
- Must be licensed in athletic training in the state of Ohio and maintain current NATABOC certification.
- Bachelor’s Degree Required
- Experience 3-5 years in secondary school setting preferred.
- Must have adequate knowledge and skill to apply the principles of quality P.T. care.
- Must exercise independent judgement and discretion, schedule hours appropriately to meet the needs of the school and be able to function without regular supervision.
- Must have motivation to augment his/her professional knowledge.
- Must have emotional stability to exercise consistent, sound, professional judgment; compliance with the morals of society and an awareness of the needs of his/her fellow personnel and commitment to responding to those needs.
Physical requirements for the position include the ability to frequently hear and communicate orally, see up close and at a distance, read and comprehend, stand, sit, walk, reach, handle, and/or feel objects. Must be able to climb, pull, push, squat and/or kneel. Ability to demonstrate exercises properly without limitations. Maximum unassisted lift = over 50 lbs. Average lift 25-50 lbs.