Head Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Dover, Delaware;
Permanent
DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a Head Athletic Trainer will oversee the operations and management of sports medicine services for 18 NCAA Division I sports teams in the MEAC conference as well as serve as a supervisor for six Assistant Athletic Trainers.  The Head Athletic Trainer will be responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries within the University as well as coordination of care with an extensive network of outside medical providers.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. ATC certification
  2. 3-5 years Division 1 Head Athletic Trainer experience
  3. NATABOC Certified
  4. Bachelors Degree Required, master’s degree in Athletic Training or similar preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Strong interpersonal skills.
  2. Effective written and oral communications.
  3. Strong ability to prioritize, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  4. Willingness and desire to work as part of a team.
  5. Familiarity with Sportsware Online
  6. Knowledge of insurance structure, filing claims, and appropriate record keeping.
  7. Ability to mentor, educate, and organize Assistant Athletic Trainers as well college students with an interest in the field of athletic training or something similar

STANDARD OF PERFORMANCE:

  • Actively supports and incorporates mission into daily activities as outlined in the Clinic Mission Statement.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and positive interactions with public, employees, physicians, and administration so that productively and positive interpersonal relationships are maximized.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient-related information.
  • Adheres to established policies and procedures.
  • Is polite and team-oriented.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works collaboratively to provide each team an assigned athletic trainer
  • Evaluates and provides preventive solutions for injuries and illnesses
  • Provides education and outreach to student-athletes, university staff, and community on various health related topics
  • Provides counseling, education and appropriate resources to student-athletes for sports related injuries, mental health, and nutrition
  • Performs administrative duties such as but not limited to inventory, documentation, record keeping, and budget
  • Assists with coordination of medical services for both home and away competitions
  • Supervises, educates, mentors, and recruits assistant athletic trainers as well as university students interested in the profession of athletic training or physical therapy
  • Works within the sports medicine team both internally and externally to provide a continuum of care for student-athletes
  • Provides services to and travels with teams as assigned
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure the University is in compliance with all MEAC, NCAA, State and National laws regulating student-athletes and athletic trainers in regards to sports medicine services.
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation to the University regarding injuries
  • Facilitates all insurance documentation and records management
  • Works collaboratively with all on campus medical professionals to provide appropriate oversight to student athletes
  • Works in conjunction with a sports medicine clinic to provide additional resources and support to university athletic trainers and student-athletes
  • Reports to Director of Sports Medicine Operations for the clinic and the University Athletic Director

BENEFITS:

  • 1,000 in continuing education reimbursement
  • Opportunities for PRN work at camps and tournaments and with professional and collegiate sports teams
  • Participation in Annual Sports Medicine Staff Development Conference
  • Unlimited online CEUs through our partnership with MedBridge

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