Assistant Athletic Trainer

Location
Connecticut, United States
Posted
01 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2019
Ref
58239BR
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

University Job Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Part Year
Part Year or Seasonal Position, Months Worked:10 Months Paid 12
Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations
Compensation Grade Profile: Supervisor; Senior Associate (23)
Work Location: Central Campus
Worksite Address: 70 Tower Parkway New Haven, CT 06511
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family: Athletics
Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5

Position Focus:

Serves as Assistant Athletic Trainer for a Division 1 Athletics Program. This is a 10-month, full-time position. Provides care of injuries incurred by all Athletics Department athletes. In conjunction with Head Athletic Trainer, devises a treatment plan and carries out rehabilitative techniques. Assesses effectiveness of treatment plans and recommends modified courses of action. Recommends and administers policies on fitness and medical care for injuries.

Essential Duties

  1. Treats and rehabilitates athletes to return them to full activity levels.
  2. Conducts pre-season screening and conditioning to prevent injuries during competitions
  3. Administers first aid and emergency techniques; applies tape, bandages, braces and padding to injuries.
  4. Recommends new or modified care treatment; documents treatments, referrals and injury reports.
  5. Determines methods for educating both athletes and coaching staff on proper training techniques and modalities.
  6. In conjunction with the team physician, determines when an athlete has completed a rehabilitation program and can resume an appropriate level of activity.
  7. Assists team physician during clinical hours.
  8. Assists team physician during clinical hours.
  9. Travels with and/or oversees assigned varsity sports teams.
  10. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Physical Therapy or Allied Health Sciences required and two years of experience as an Athletic Trainer at the collegiate level or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of NCAA and Ivy League regulations.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Skilled in First Aid and basic life support (CPR/AED).

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Developed oral and written communication, organizational and analytical skills.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to work in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment.

Required Licenses or Certifications: 

Certified Athletic Trainer.

Weekend Hours Required? Yes
Evening Hours Required? Yes
Drug Screen: No
Health Screening: No

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.

Note: Yale University is a tobacco-free campus

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