Assistant Athletic Trainer – Liberty Hill ISD 7/12

July 12th, 2021

Liberty Hill ISD

Liberty Hill ISD
Position Type: Assistant Athletic Trainer – High School

Location:
Liberty Hill, Texas

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:

  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate
  • 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

    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.
    • Teach sports medicine class(es)

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 athletic training student aides.
    • 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 aides.

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 districtwide and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours.

    Apply – send resume and letter of interest to:

  • Kent Walker: kwalker@libertyhill.txed.net
  • Danny Barringer: dbarringer@libertyhill.txed.net

To apply for this job email your details to dbarringer@libertyhill.txed.net