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Staff Athletic Trainer

Apply now Job no: 492382
Work type: Administrative, Full-Time
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Athletics

Job Title: Staff Athletic Trainer

Reporting Relationship: Head Athletic Trainer

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Athletic Training

Campus Location: Marion

Summary of Position:    Primary responsibilities of the Staff Athletic Trainer include providing athletic training services as determined by the Head Athletic Trainer, and assisting with the day-to-day operation, coordination, supervision, and evaluation of the athletic training program as it relates to athletic injury management and intercollegiate athletics medical coverage. Indiana Wesleyan University is a NAIA institution that sponsors 21 intercollegiate athletic teams with approximately 550 student athletes. The Staff Athletic Trainer will also serve as a Clinical Preceptor for the Athletic Training Program. This is a full-time, 10-month position starting on August 1 of each calendar year and ending on May 30 or the conclusion of team’s spring competitive season, whichever is later.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide athletic training services for intercollegiate athletes / sports as determined by the Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Serve as a Clinical Preceptor for the Athletic Training program and assist the Clinical Education Coordinator in the supervision and clinical education of athletic training students.
  • Maintain an accurate health care account of all intercollegiate athletes. Document all athletes that have been evaluated, treated, and rehabilitated in the athletic training facilities and ensure that the appropriate records are properly completed and/or uploaded onto the electronic medical records system. Properly and timely, file any appropriate claims with the secondary insurance company.
  • Assist with supervision of the daily operational procedures of the athletic training clinics and facilities.
  • Assist in the organization and conduction of annual pre-participation physicals and paperwork for all intercollegiate athletes.
  • Assist in the scheduling and administration of routine team physician visits for injured intercollegiate athletes.
  • Act as a liaison between intercollegiate head coaches and team physicians.
  • Provide insight, rationale and personal preferences concerning organization and the purchasing of medical supplies / equipment for the athletic training facilities.
  • Assist with organization and maintenance of medical supplies / equipment inventory.
  • Prepare, with the team physician, hardship petitions in accord with guidelines established by the NAIA and Crossroads League for qualified student-athletes.
  • Acting within scope of practice, counsel with students and refer as necessary regarding personal, emotional, academic or spiritual hardships/problems.
  • Participate as requested in committees, councils or professional organizations that pertain to this position. Attendance at university chapel services is encouraged.
  • Maintain certification/membership with the following: o Board of Certification o Indiana Professional Licensing Agency o National Athletic Trainers’ Association o Healthcare Provider CPR - (Essential)

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Education

• Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree. A Master’s Degree is desirable.
• Must have current BOC recognition as a certified athletic trainer.
• Indiana licensure is required. The licensure process should be started, if not already secured, once the successful candidate as accepted the position.
• Healthcare provider level CPR certification

Experience

• At least one year of post-certification experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer. College experience and experience with a variety of sports are desirable.
• Previous experience in clinical supervision of athletic training students is desirable.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

Required Skills

• Must demonstrate a mature and expressive Christian faith commitment.
• Desire to work to create an environment of quality and innovation.
• Work within the Athletic Department and Athletic Training Program to foster an environment of cooperation and unity.
• Maintain a professional image and manner consistent with Indiana Wesleyan University’s mission and goals.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

 

 

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