Certified Athletic Trainer Job Description

Certified Athletic Trainer Job Description

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Certified athletic trainer provides direct athletic training duties for various Seton Hall University athletic teams as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine.

Certified Athletic Trainer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Agreeing to comply with all regulatory agency statutes, University, ACC and NCAA bylaws, legislation, and mandates
Clinically supervise graduate assistant athletic trainers in Western Michigan University’s Masters of Athletic Training Program
Evaluate and assess athletic injuries
Coordinate with the coaching staff
Provide program coordination and support of health improvement activities, including planning and scheduling work injury assessments, implementing injury prevention programs, performing ergonomic assessments and coaching of job functions, coordinating and performing training programs and other work related ergonomic training for associates, provide first aid care/emergency care and recommend treatment or referrals to a Medical facility, when necessary
Prevent, assess, and treat emergency, acute, and chronic injuries
Recondition athletes and active individuals after injury to prevent injury recurrence, impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities
Primary duties will take place in a school setting
Prevent, assess, and treat emergency, acute and chronic injuries, and
Recondition active individuals after injury to prevent injury recurrence, impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities

Certified Athletic Trainer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Certified Athletic Trainer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, NATA, CSCS, AED, BOC, PES, NATABOC

Education for Certified Athletic Trainer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the certified athletic trainer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Athletic Training, Athletic, Education, Graduate, Physical Education, Health, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Sports Medicine, Kinesiology

Skills for Certified Athletic Trainer

Desired skills for certified athletic trainer include:

Anatomy/physiology
Current advancements and trends
Current treatment techniques and functional progressions
Athletic training modalities
Functional movement assessment
Injury prevention strategies
Self- rehabilitative techniques
Sports medicine concepts
University
Big 12

Desired experience for certified athletic trainer includes:

Possess decision making skills the ability to deal with ambiguity
Demonstrated ability to effectively fit and deliver non-custom orthotic devices such as
Licensed as an Athletic Trainer in the state of Maryland or license eligible
CPR/ First Aid instructor preferred, but not required
Immediate start date needed!
Certified by the Board of Certification of the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of

Certified Athletic Trainer Examples

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Certified Athletic Trainer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of certified athletic trainer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for certified athletic trainer
  • Supports and serves as a role model for our mission, vision, values, and customer service initiatives
  • There are six domains of the athletic training practice
  • Provide athletic training services for all home athletic contests and away varsity football games
  • Involved in the Athletic Training Services program, participation in the athletic training coverage of school athletic events
  • Provided injury prevention, recognition, evaluation, management, disposition, education, treatment, and/or rehabilitation of injuries where appropriate
  • Provide injury referrals to physicians as appropriate
  • PRN position responsible for early symptom intervention, injury triage, first aid, injury prevention, return to work job coaching and work task risk assessment for workers with material handling jobs
  • Provide appropriate care, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses to all patients
  • Assist with the management, organization, coordination, and supervision of the Athletic Training Room operations and the Athletic Training Department
  • Serve as a Preceptor and supervise Athletic Training Students during their clinical rotations
Qualifications for certified athletic trainer
  • Experience in contact collision sports and hydrotherapy a plus
  • Current national BOC certification as an Athletic Trainer and licensure/registration in the state of Michigan
  • Advanced degree (M.A./M.S
  • Minimum two years of experience as a full-time athletic trainer at the Division I collegiate level
  • Three or more years of experience as a full-time athletic trainer at the Division I collegiate level
  • Current/Eligible for SC DHEC AT Licensure
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Certified Athletic Trainer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a certified athletic trainer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for certified athletic trainer
  • Working with senior staff members and team physicians in providing injury prevention, proper evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletically injured student-athletes and referral to associated health care professionals when necessary
  • Attending scheduled meetings, team practices and events, including travel, and assisting with conflict coverage
  • Documenting services rendered consistent with best practices
  • Following the NATA Code of Ethics
  • Assesses patient's present function and plans appropriate rehabilitation program, effectiveness of treatment, and sets up the plan of care with recommendations to appropriate physician, coach, or parents
  • Provides coverage at athletic events as indicated and when needed
  • The Athletic Trainer Certified/ Physician Extender will report to assigned physician and practice administrator while performing clinical, front office duties, and others as assigned
  • Will prevent, assess, and treat emergency, acute, and chronic injuries
  • Bracing
  • Serve as scribe to physicians
Qualifications for certified athletic trainer
  • In good standing with BOC
  • Ability to work independently mostly but coordinate with a team as needed
  • Experience in an athletic training facility environment (collegiate preferred)
  • Strength & Conditioning certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accreditation requirements is preferred
  • Excellent organizational abilities and interpersonal communication skills
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Certified Athletic Trainer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of certified athletic trainer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for certified athletic trainer
  • Daily travel during the scholastic year to network visitation high schools and middle schools to provide athletic training services including, but not limited to, injury assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, progression back to athletic participation and referral
  • Performs duties and responsibilities specific to Regional Services department including, but not limited to participation in community events
  • Develop, promote and implement sports performance training programs
  • May be assigned to a specific team/athletic organization as the designated athletic trainer with full responsibilities as the team/organization ATC, or as the liaison to interface with the organization and facilitate in-office patient appointments and consultations
  • Full Time position responsible for early symptom intervention, injury triage, first aid, injury prevention, return to work job coaching and work task risk assessment for workers with material handling jobs
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree preferably in Athletic Training, Health, Physical Education, or Exercise Science
  • Current ATC State of Georgia License
  • Responsible for patient care under supervision of a licensed physician
  • Provides athletic training medical coverage encompassing the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions for a local contracted high school at all practices and games during the school year auxiliary contracted events
  • Administers ImPACT baseline and post-injury computer exams for all athletes in need
Qualifications for certified athletic trainer
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Access and Word
  • Minimum of two years of experience as a practicing NATA BOC Certified Athletic Trainer preferred
  • Must have certification through the NATA BOC and be eligible for Wisconsin licensure (Must have a Wisconsin License by the start date - ASAP)
  • Prior supervision of Athletic Training Students preferred
  • Available days, evenings, and weekends
  • One to two years experience as an athletic trainer
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Certified Athletic Trainer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a certified athletic trainer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for certified athletic trainer
  • Comply with department and program requirements for concussion management, return to play guidelines, policies, procedures and mandatory education
  • Educates and instructs patients, their families, coaches, and appropriate community agencies to establish the most effective means of rehabilitation
  • Evaluation for biomechanical issues and instruct the student-athlete on corrections
  • Transport student-athletes to appointments for athletic injuries
  • Primary sports coverage for club sports and assisting with the division I athletes
  • Involved in the Athletic Training Services program, participation in the coverage of school athletic events, games and practices
  • Evaluate and manage injuries
  • Implement treatment and rehabilitation programs
  • Develop conditioning programs for injured and non-injured athletes
  • Prepare athletes for practice or competition
Qualifications for certified athletic trainer
  • CPR/BLS and first aid certification required
  • Experience in High School setting preferred
  • Bachelors degree in Athletic Training preferred
  • Minimum of five years of experience as an Athletic Trainer at the collegiate or professional level
  • Certification by the Board of Certification (BOC)
  • Current Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) certification by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association
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Certified Athletic Trainer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of certified athletic trainer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for certified athletic trainer
  • Demonstrate proper taping, strapping, bracing and fitting of athletic equipment
  • Assist with medical event coverage
  • Pre-hospital Care & First aide are for event go-ers
  • 150 hours minimum a year
  • May be eligible for a Per Diem rate
  • Responsible for patient care under supervision of a licensed physician and in partnership with a physical therapist
  • Recondition active individuals after injury to prevent injury recurrence, impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities in an industrial environment
  • Evaluate and provide acute care for all sports camp injuries
  • Activate Emergency Action Plan for all emergencies within the camp setting
  • Documentation of all injuries to campers
Qualifications for certified athletic trainer
  • Only individuals who are currently eligible to work in the US will be considered for the position
  • Current or eligible for licensure by the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners
  • Must be able to lift up to 30-60 pounds occasionally, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • ECC Certification
  • Certifications must be maintained as a condition of employment
  • Licensed as an Athletic Trainer in the state of Virginia or license eligible

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