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The Athletic Trainer (AT) is responsible for establishing an effective athletic training program for the School. This position will serve as the point person for all student health issues immediately following the conclusion of the school day. The athletic trainer will work in accordance with a weekly schedule to be determined by the Athletic Director. Weekly schedules will vary according to the athletic season.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and DUTIES:
*Provide Athletic Trainer coverage for all home games and athletic practices that occur on campus.
*Responsible for traveling with football and other sports as deemed necessary by the Director of Athletics.
*Coordinate athletic training services for home games when traveling when necessary.
*Provide Athletic Trainer coverage for summer athletic camps as directed by the Director of Athletics and Director of Summer at Sage.
*Coordinate student health needs on campus when the School Nurse is off-duty and during athletic events.
*In conjunction with the School Nurse, maintain medical records and documentation for all student injuries.
*Recognize, evaluate, and care for athletic injuries, including the accurate assessment of the type and severity of injuries. Responsible for making appropriate physician referral.
*Implement rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries to minimize the risk of re-injury and to return the athlete to activity as soon as possible.
*Effectively communicate with students, coaches and parents about the status and treatment plan of injured student-athletes.
*Maintain inventory of the athletic training room and keep supplies up-to-date.
*Equip each team with appropriate medical equipment.
*Implement the emergency action plan in the event of a life threatening injury and when deemed necessary.
*Assist the Director of Athletics in defining a safe playing environment monitoring and controlling environmental risks.
*Manage athletic participation forms (annual physical and CIF form) in the Magnus Health system.
*Establish a relationship with a local physician who will cover all home football games.
*Keep up to date with all state and local laws, guidelines, and protocols pertaining to athletic training.
*Coordinate concussion baseline testing for all student athletes.
*Establish daily hours of operation for the Athletic Training Room.
*Maintain a professional environment in the Athletic Training Room.
*Communicate clear expectations for students, coaches and employees for appropriate use of the Athletic Training Room.
*Follow up with all coaches regarding required certifications for Concussion, Heat Illness and Sudden Cardiac Arrest trainings.
*Lead the Return to Play protocols.
*Other duties as delegated by the Director of Athletics.
SUPERVISORY DUTIES: None
*B.A. or B.S. degree in appropriate field
*3-5 years of experience as a certified athletic trainer preferred
*Maintain current certification through NATA/CATA which includes continuing education requirements
*Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong conflict resolution
*Excellent collegiality, professionalism, time management and organizational ability
*Professional and positive oral and written communication skills
*Strong understanding of the culture and goals of independent schools
*Ability to meet deadlines and work efficiently and effectively within a team-oriented, fast-paced work environment
*Ability to work well with teenagers and their parents
*Ability to maintain confidentiality
*Ability to use sound judgment and work independently
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