Athletic Trainer (2 positions) – Cleveland ISD 6/15

June 15th, 2022

Cleveland ISD

Job Title:           Athletic Trainer                                                           Wage/Hour Status:  Exempt

Reports to:        Principal (primary) Director of Athletics                         Pay Grade: AD5   Contract Days: 216

Dept./School    Assigned Campus and Athletics                                     Date:   June 2022

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Plan, coordinate, and supervise all components of the athletic training program for student athletes. Work under the direction of the team physician to prevent, recognize, assess, manage, treat, and recondition athletic injuries and illnesses.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree

Valid license from Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)

Current adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) certification

Education/Certification:

Bachelor’s degree

Valid license from Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)

Current adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) certification

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of therapeutic modalities and injury prevention

Ability to provide emergency care and rehabilitation for student athletic injuries

Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes and assistants

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience:

2  years experience as an athletic trainer preferred

 

EVALUATION

Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of professional personnel.         

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Major Management

  1. Plan and implement a comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention program for student athletes.
  2. Provide physical conditioning training to student athletes.
  3. Attend practice sessions and athletic contests and prepare athletes using protective techniques and devices as needed.
  4. Provide emergency or continued care and refer athletes to physician for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
  5. Detect and resolve risks to athletes and determine continued participation in athletic events.
  6. Develop and establish specific procedures to be carried out in the event of a medical emergency.
  7. Provide health care information and counsel and instruct student athletes on subject matter related to athletic training.
  8. Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, medical and paramedical personnel, coaches, and other staff.

Rehabilitation/Reconditioning

  1. Plan and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation and reconditioning program for injuries and illnesses sustained by student athletes.
  2. Determine therapeutic goals and objectives for individual athletes, apply therapeutic modalities, and instruct athletes on proper use of exercise equipment.
  3. Fit injured athletes with specialized equipment and oversee its use.
  4. Evaluate and record rehabilitation progress of athletes. Develop criteria for progression and return to practice and competition.
  5. Follow and enforce professional, ethical, and legal parameters regarding use of drugs and therapeutic agents for treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes.

Administration

  1. Coordinate scheduling of athletic physical examinations and screening.
  2. Select, train, and supervise student assistants.
  3. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents including medical, accident, and treatment records as required.
  4. Maintain an inventory of training supplies and equipment. Requisition additional supplies as needed.
  5. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.

Personnel Management

  1. Direct the work of aide(s) and clerical employee(s).
  2. Work with campus-level planning and decision-making committees to plan professional development activities and encourage participation in these

School/Community Relations

  1. Articulate the school’s mission to community and solicit its support in realizing the mission
  2. Demonstrate awareness of school-community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs using appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement

Professional Growth and Development

  1. Use action plan information for self-directed
  2. Take an active interest in professional organizations to promote
  3. Engage in professional development activities to improve leadership

Other

  1. Perform other duties as assigned by the school principal and the Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervise Aide(s) and Clerical as assigned

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions, maintain emotional control under stress

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: May work prolonged or irregular hours

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals. Exercise equipment and devices including stationary bike, pulleys, weights, whirlpool, paraffin bath, ultrasound equipment, and cold packs; automated external defibrillator (AED).

Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, twisting

Motion: Repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching; frequent walking

Lifting: Occasional lifting and carrying (less than 30 pounds)

Environment: Frequent districtwide travel; occasional statewide travel

Contact: Chris Cline ccline@clevelandisd.org

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