Assistant Athletic Trainer – Joshua High School 9/20

September 20th, 2018

Joshua High School

 Position Type: Licensed Athletic Trainer

 Date Posted: 9/12/2018

 Location: Joshua High School

 Date Available: 9/25/2018

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 Send a copy of your resume to:
Christopher Seymore

 Job Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer* Wage/Hour Status: Exempt Reports to: Athletic Director/Head Athletic Trainer Pay Grade: TCH / 187 day Dept./School: Athletics Minumum Salary: $52,550 Primary Purpose: Plan, coordinate, and supervise all components of athletic training program for student athletes. Also work under the direction of team physician to carry out activities in the following areas: prevention, evaluation, emergency treatment, physical reconditioning, and rehabilitation of injuries. Qualifications: Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree Valid license from Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers Valid Secondary Texas Teacher Certification Special Knowledge/Skills: Ability to provide injury prevention and rehabilitation services Ability to provide emergency care Knowledge of therapeutic modalities and ability to apply appropriate treatment to treat student athletic injuries Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes and assistants Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience: 3 years experience as an athletic trainer Major Responsibilities and Duties: 1. Plan and implement a comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention program for student athletes. 2. Attend practice sessions and athletic contests as assigned by athletic director/ head athletic trainer. 3. Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, medical and paramedical personnel, coaches, and other staff. 4. Provide physical conditioning training to student athletes. 5. Fit injured athletes with specialized equipment and oversee its use. 6. Prepare athletes for games and practices by conducting evaluations and using tape, wraps, splints, braces, and other protective devices as needed. 7. Respond to emergencies and make quick, independent judgments about how to deal with injuries.
8. Identify acute injuries and provide first-aid triage, including assessing injuries and deciding whether
an athlete should seek further medical attention and should discontinue participation in the athletic
9. Establish specific procedures to be carried out by a coach or student trainer in the event of a medical
10. Detect and resolve environmental risks to athletes.
11. Plan and put in place a comprehensive rehabilitation and reconditioning program for injuries and
illnesses sustained by student athletes.
12. Determine therapeutic goals and objectives for individual athletes.
13. Apply therapeutic modalities and instruct athletes on proper use of exercise equipment.
14. Evaluate and record rehabilitation progress of athletes. Develop criteria for progression and return to
practice and competition.
15. Follow professional, ethical, and legal parameters regarding use of drugs and therapeutic agents for
treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes.
16. Coordinate scheduling of athletic physical examinations and screening.
17. Select, train, and supervise student assistants.
18. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents
including medical, accident, and treatment records as required.
19. Maintain an inventory of training supplies and equipment. Requisition additional supplies as needed.
20. Other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise the work of student assistants.
Equipment Used:
Exercise equipment and devices including stationary bike, elliptical, pulleys, weights, whirlpool,
paraffin bath, ultrasound equipment, laser, laser touch one, compression devices, muscle
simulators, tens units, heat packs, and cold packs.
Working Conditions:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Continual walking and standing; moderate lifting and
carrying; stooping, bending, kneeling, and reaching. Work outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and
inclement weather) and inside. Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable
diseases. Frequent district-wide and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours.

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