Assistant Athletic Trainer – Corsicana High School 4/30

April 30th, 2022

Corsicana High School

Reports to: Athletic Director
Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise the work of student assistants
Department(s): Athletics
Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt
Duty Days: 207
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

 

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

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

·       One to three years of experience as an athletic trainer

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plan and implement a comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention program for student athletes.
  • Attend practice sessions and athletic contests as assigned by athletic director.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, medical and paramedical personnel, coaches, and other staff.
  • Provide physical conditioning training to student athletes.
  • Fit injured athletes with specialized equipment and oversee its use.
  • Prepare athletes for games and practices by conducting evaluations and using tape, wraps, splints, braces, and other protective devices as needed.
  • Respond to emergencies and make quick, independent judgments about how to deal with injuries.
  • 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 event.
  • Establish specific procedures to be carried out by a coach or student trainer in the event of a medical emergency.
  • Detect and resolve environmental risks to athletes.

Rehabilitation/Reconditioning

  • Plan and put in place a comprehensive rehabilitation and reconditioning program for injuries and illnesses sustained by student athletes.
  • Determine therapeutic goals and objectives for individual athletes.
  • Apply therapeutic modalities and instruct athletes on proper use of exercise equipment.
  • Evaluate and record rehabilitation progress of athletes. Develop criteria for progression and return to practice and competition.
  • Follow professional, ethical, and legal parameters regarding use of drugs and therapeutic agents for treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes.

Administration

  • Coordinate scheduling of athletic physical examinations and screening.
  • Select, train, and supervise student assistants.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents including medical, accident, and treatment records as required.
  • Maintain an inventory of training supplies and equipment. Requisition additional supplies as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise the work of student assistants.

Equipment Used:

Exercise equipment and devices including stationary bike, pulleys, weights, whirlpool, paraffin bath, ultrasound equipment, 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.

Send resumes to:

Scott Doring  Principal

Sdoring@cisd.org

Aric Sardinea Head Football Coach/Athletic Coordinator

asardinea@cisd.org

Tara Humphrey Athletic Trainer

thumphrey@cisd.org

To apply for this job email your details to thumphrey@cisd.org