LANCASTER HIGH SCHOOL
Lancaster Independent School District
Job Title: Full-Time Assistant Athletic Trainer
Contract Length: 12 months
Job Description: Lancaster ISD is looking for a qualified athletic trainer to work in collaboration
with our current athletic trainers to provide medical coverage and support for high school athletics for
the 2020-21 school year.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Master’s degree preferred
- Valid Athletic Training license from the Texas Department of Licensing and Registration (TDLR)
- NATA Certification preferred
- Current Health Care Provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) certification
- Myofascial Release, instrument assisted soft tissue therapy or other soft tissue certifications and training preferred
- 3+ years’ experience as an athletic trainer
- Comprehensive knowledge of therapeutic modalities and injury prevention strategies, techniques and programming
- Advanced knowledge or certification in soft tissue mobilization, myofascial release, corrective exercise and rehabilitation exercises
- Knowledge of Rank One software for managing athlete paperwork, documentation and communication with necessary individuals
- Plan, coordinate, and supervise all components of the athletic training program for student athletes.
- Ability to provide emergency care and rehabilitation for student athletic injuries
- Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes and student aides
- Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
- Plan and implement a comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention program for student athletes.
- Provide medical coverage for practice sessions and athletic contests
- Assist athletes in preparation for athletic activity using protective techniques and devices as needed.
- Provide emergency or continued care and refer athletes to the appropriate physician for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
- Actively engage in the co-management of injuries among staff and all member of the athlete’s medical team
- Detect and resolve risks to athletes and determine continued participation in athletic events.
- Develop and establish specific procedures and protocols to be carried out in the event of a medical emergency.
- Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, medical and paramedical personnel, coaches, teachers and other staff as necessary.
- Plan and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation and reconditioning program for injuries and illnesses sustained by student athletes.
- Determine individualized therapeutic goals and objectives for athletes, apply therapeutic modalities, and instruct athletes on proper use of exercise equipment.
- Fit injured athletes with specialized equipment and oversee its use and maintenance.
- Evaluate, record and progress rehabilitation programming for athletes.
- Develop criteria for progression and return to practice and competition.
- Follow and enforce professional, ethical, and legal parameters regarding use of drugs and therapeutic agents for treatment and rehabilitation of injured athlete
- Coordinate scheduling and organization of athletic physical examinations and screening.
- Select, train, and supervise student assistants.
- Compile, maintain, and file all 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.
- Work under the direction of the team physician to prevent, recognize, assess, manage, treat, and recondition athletic injuries and illnesses
- Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
- Direct the work of student assistants.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Exercise equipment and devices including stationary bike, pulleys, weights, whirlpool, paraffin bath, ultrasound equipment, and cold packs; automated external defibrillator (AED)
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Continual walking; moderate reaching
Lifting: Frequently moderate lifting or carrying (15-44 pounds)
Environment: Work outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather) and inside; exposure to noise; exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases; frequent districtwide and statewide travel
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; frequent prolonged and irregular hours
Interested Candidates should email
Chief of Athletics Beverly Humphrey email@example.com
Head Athletic Trainer Dr. Jordan Hart firstname.lastname@example.org
Cc: Candace Martin email@example.com
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org