Athletic Trainer – Texas Wesleyan University 8/29

August 29th, 2018

Texas Wesleyan University

Texas Wesleyan University

Athletic Trainer

Position Summary

The Athletic Trainer is a health care professional who is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the Department of Athletics’ sports medicine program. Sport responsibility: likely football.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Ability to be discrete in handling confidential matters, while complying with privacy regulations, e.g. FERPA, HIPPA, etc.
• Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines with minimum supervision.
• Proficiency with an integrated administrative system and current computer software programs.
• Ability to adhere to and support University & departmental policies and procedures.
• Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
• Ability to maintain a professional appearance and healthcare atmosphere. LANGUAGE SKILLS:
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and diagnostic reports and physician orders.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to communicate effectively to patients (athletes), coaches, parents, athletic training students and other healthcare professionals.

Education, Certifications and/or Licenses

• Master’s degree preferred
• Texas Athletic Training License or eligible
• Board of Certification (BOC) Certification
• Class C Texas Driver’s License (preferred)
• Current First Aid/CPR Certification

Experience

Prior collegiate Athletic Training experience (preferred)
• Experience and skill in crisis management and substance abuse intervention (preferred)
• Experience working with professional, collegiate or large high school football program (preferred)• Experience creating and implementing EAPs, Policies and Procedures, etc. (preferred)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
• Strong background and skill in rehabilitation
• Ability to be discrete in handling confidential matters, while complying with privacy regulations, e.g. FERPA, HIPPA, etc.
• Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines with minimum supervision.
• Proficiency with an integrated administrative system and current computer software programs.
• Ability to adhere to and support University & departmental policies and procedures.
• Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
• Ability to maintain a professional appearance and healthcare atmosphere. LANGUAGE SKILLS:
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and diagnostic reports and physician orders.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to communicate effectively to patients (athletes), coaches, parents and other healthcare professionals. Open until filled.

Apply online at https://txwes.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/ with a cover letter, resume and 3 references.

Thanks

Kyle C. Morgan, MA, ATC, LAT

Head Athletic Trainer

Texas Wesleyan University

1201 Wesleyan St

Fort Worth, TX  76105

(817) 531-7590

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To apply for this job email your details to kmorgan@txwes.edu