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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Loras College, Dubuque, IA

Full-Time 10-Month Position (Off June and July)

POSITION SUMMARY

Assists in the oversight of all aspects of health care for Loras College student-athletics within the guidelines set forth by Loras College, the American Rivers Conference, and the NCAA Division III.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Distributes and collects necessary health and medical papers required for participation in intercollegiate athletics.
  • May monitor pre-existing health conditions of potential student-athletes involved in intercollegiate athletics.
  • In absence of a physician's order, assists with the decisions necessary for participation.
  • Assistant Head Athletic Trainer with injury care for all sports sponsored by Loras College.
  • Provides full-time coverage, game and practice, home and away for assigned sports.
  • Assists with recommendations for the purchase of equipment and supplies.
  • Consults on purchase of protective devices and equipment.
  • Assists in the formulation and monitoring of treatment and rehabilitation of student-athletes.
  • Assists student-athletes in the decision to seek a physician's referral.
  • Assists in coordinating with Business Office staff the College insurance plan as related to injuries occurring during intercollegiate athletic competition, practice or travel.
  • Depending on experience and education level, may serve as a Preceptor for athletic training students in Loras' CAATE accredited Master of Athletic Training Program.
  • Supports the mission and vision of the College and respects the College's Catholic tradition.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Education:  Master's Degree in from an accredited Athletic Training program or a related field preferred; Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Athletic Training Program will be considered.

Experience:  Two years of a graduate assistantship or collegiate-level experience.

Certificates & Licenses:  Requires certification by the American Red Cross in first and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Minimum of one year of BOC certification. Graduate of, or experience in, CAATE-approved program preferred.

Other Requirements:  Skilled in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of health care for intercollegiate student-athletes. Good knowledge of the health care policies of Loras College, the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the NCAA Division III. Some knowledge of modern management and leadership practices. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, faculty, subordinates, student-athletes and general public. Ability to solve problems effectively and provide a positive role model for student-athletes. Able to use all related medical equipment.

Must pass a detailed background check.  Loras College is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Job Details

Req Num 05/07/2019
ID 666082
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 2
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Athletics/Fitness/Recreation
Education
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 2-5 Years
Education Bachelors

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