Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer – Western Texas College 8/19

August 19th, 2022

Western Texas College

Position:                 Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

Reports to:               Athletic Trainer

Terms:                       Full-time, 10-month contract

Salary:                        $24,000 plus benefits  & tuition assistance    

Starting Date:          ASAP, Position open until filled

 

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will assist the Head Athletic Trainer with the recruitment of potential athletic training students, skill instruction, monitoring academic performance, community involvement, practice, and game coverage.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Ensure that all athletes have had physical examinations prior to the start of any season.
  • Ensure that all WJCAC guidelines and NJCAA regulations are fulfilled regarding athletic trainer presence at WJCAC and NJCAA sporting events.
  • Provide, either directly or indirectly, for immediate treatment or first aid for injured athletes during athletic events or practice.
  • Make suitable arrangements for injured athletes to get the necessary medical advice and treatment from physicians or sports medicine clinics when the extent of the injury warrants such referral.
  • Determine techniques for the adequate protection of athletes required for participation in either athletic events or practices.
  • Administer the proper rehabilitative therapy or post-injury care for athletes, utilizing available devices and facilities.
  • Supervise the training facility, i.e., purchasing of equipment and supplies, budget preparation, inventories, and general maintenance issues.
  • Supervise and train student-athletic trainers in first aid treatment, use of physical modalities, adhesive strapping, wrapping and care of athletic injuries, general clean-up and record keeping.
  • Travel with or provide for student trainers to travel with athletic teams to out-of-town contests.
  • Establish and maintain records of all injuries, evaluations, doctor’s reports, treatments, taping, and rehabilitative treatment given to anyone in the training room.

 

Benefits

  • Housing and meals allowance
  • Fully paid medical insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Contact

Haylee Martinez M.Ed, LAT, ATC

Head Athletic Trainer
Western Texas College
C: 915-474-0867
O: 325-574-7901
haylee.martinez@wtc.edu

To apply for this job email your details to HAYLEE.MARTINEZ@WTC.EDU