Athletic Trainer – Dallas ISD (Spruce High School) 1/14

January 14th, 2022

Dallas ISD

Job Description

Perform activities related to athletic injury and illness prevention including physical examination and screening,
physical conditioning, fitting and maintenance of protective equipment, application of protective taping and padding, and control of environmental risks
Comply with moral and ethical codes of conduct to ensure safe athletic programs and minimize injury and illness risk factors to the fullest extent possible
Provide physical conditioning training to student athletes
Fit injured athletes with specialized equipment and oversee the use of that equipment
Apply tape, braces, and other protective devices in compliance with accepted and documented anatomical bio-mechanical principles
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 discontinue participation in the athletic event and seek further medical attention
Determine therapeutic goals and objectives for individual student 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 the use of drugs and therapeutic agents for treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes

Coordinate scheduling of athletic physical examinations and screening
Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized records, reports, and other documents including
medical, accident, and treatment records as required
Keep abreast of current and emerging sports medicine theories and practices, and disseminate information to
appropriate district personnel
Develop and maintain good working relationships with the district’s sports medicine staff, athletes, coaches, medical and paramedical personnel, and parents
Coordinate a comprehensive student athletic training program; ensure student athletic trainer handbook compliance; ensure HIPPA and privacy laws are followed by student athletic trainers

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in a directly related field; Master’s Degree preferred
Valid license from the Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers; NATABOC preferred
1-3 years of experience preferred of directly related experience in the field of athletic training
Demonstrated ability to instruct student athletes in the proper use of exercise equipment
Demonstrated knowledge of therapeutic modalities and the ability to assess injuries and determine therapeutic goals and objectives for individual student athletes
Demonstrated ability to make quick, independent judgments
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain cooperative relationships with coaches, athletes, and other district personnel
Demonstrated organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills to achieve the goals of the position
Work Locations :  Spruce High School

Apply at:

Dallas ISD
Dallas 75231
Job : Athletic Trainer
Schedule : Full-time
Minimum Salary : 59,983.00
Median Salary: 74979.00
Posting Date : Jan 13, 2022

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