Athletic Trainer – Cameron Yoe High School 4/27

April 27th, 2021

Cameron ISD

Athletic Trainer/Teaching Field OPEN

Description JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree
Texas Teacher Certification (preferably Health Science or Core Subject)
BOC Athletic Trainer Certification Preferred
Texas Licensed Athletic Trainer

LOCATION: Cameron ISD – Yoe High School

PRIMARY PURPOSE: The coordination of coverage, treatment, rehabilitation and physician referral for all athletic and
designated UIL programs.
EXPECTED DUTIES:
Athletic Trainer coverage of all sports grades 7-12.
Organization and monitoring of UIL required physical examinations for all athletics 7-12. Distribute to athletes and coaches all
necessary UIL medical paperwork.
Supervise the work of student athletic trainers.
Perform other duties assigned by the Athletic Director.
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.
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.
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.
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.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Maintain emotional control under stress. Physical exertion may be required. Frequent district-wide and
state-wide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours.

Job Contact
Name Rick Rhoades Title Athletic Director
Email rrhoades@cameronisd.net Phone 254-697-3512, ext. 5502

To apply for this job email your details to rrhoades@cameronisd.net