Head Athletic Trainer – Ft. Bend Hightower High School 6/21

June 21st, 2021

Hightower High School

If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to one of the following:

Toni Santiago – antoinette.santiagorhodes@fortbendisd.com 
Cornelius Anthony – cornelius.anthony@fortbendisd.com

Trainer Athletics – (2100029T)

Description

Job Overview
Prevent, assess, treat and/or rehabilitate injuries sustained by athletes and provide emergency coverage of athletic events in support of all FBISD athletics. Provide care in emergency situations and act as a first responder for coverage of athletic events in support of Fort Bend ISD athletics.

Position Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform injury assessment, emergency care, and management of acute or chronic injuries with treatment and rehabilitation under the direct supervision of the team physician
  • Manage daily operations of the athletic training program including the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of student athlete injuries
  • Provide pre- and post- practice and event treatments and preventative measures which including taping, stretching, meal planning for proper nutrition and hydration
  • Assist athletic directors and campus coordinators with the inspection of athletic equipment, practice facilities and game facilities for a safe environment for the student athletes
  • Provide athletic trainer services at practices and campus varsity and sub-varsity events, for both home and visiting teams, as well as other FBISD events/activities
  • Collect, review and file all pre-participation forms and documentation both on paper and computerized. Record all athletic injuries including doctors notes, injury assessment, treatment protocol and rehabilitation logs
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with coaches, students, parents, administration, and medical resource persons regarding student medical concerns
  • Demonstrate knowledge and proper use in the application of therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation equipment in the appropriate treatment and/or rehabilitation of athletic injuries
  • Supervise the work of the assistant athletic trainer(s) and coordinate the coverage of athletic events with them
  • Supervise, organize, and recruit student participation in the athletic training program. Coordinate and assign student athletic trainer coverage at practices, scrimmages and games
  • Instruct and train athletic training students the proper techniques in recognition and care of basic athletic injuries
  • Supervise and maintain an inventory of athletic training supplies and equipment that have been issued to student athletes. Monitor the athletic training budget and requisition of all necessary supplies
  • Organize and disseminate the procedures to be carried out by coaches, students and the Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Emergency Action Plan for each sport
  • Supervise and evaluate the Emergency Action Plan drills conducted for all on campus sports
  • Provide care to middle School athletes in feeder pattern as needed for injury assessment and coverage of certain events/games

Qualifications

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities, required unless otherwise stated as preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field; Coursework in kinesiology, health, anatomy and physiology, biology, or sports medicine preferred
  • License from Texas Department of Health Advisor board of Athletic Trainers
  • Current First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Certification or willingness to obtain the certification
  • Minimum of 2 years as an athletic trainer
  • NATABOC preferred

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in classrooms, offices, work stations and meeting rooms.

The position requires occasional walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting/carrying work related items weighing less than 40 pounds, such as books, papers and presentation materials. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Attendance at conferences and professional development is required. Work involves everyday risks and discomforts which require normal safety precautions when operating equipment or performing job duties. May work prolonged or irregular hours and must be able to maintain emotional control under stress.

Additional Information

  • The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in classrooms, offices, work stations and meeting rooms. The position requires occasional walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting/carrying work related items weighing less than 40 pounds, such as books, papers and presentation materials. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Attendance at conferences and professional development is required. Work involves everyday risks and discomforts which require normal safety precautions when operating equipment or performing job duties. May work prolonged or irregular hours and must be able to maintain emotional control under stress. Work includes extended hours due to evening and night events. Work may include exposure to bodily fluids. Work will include outside and inside activities, walking, standing, bending and lifting/carrying items up to 75 pounds. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

Primary Location

: TEXAS-MISSOURI CITY

Work Locations

:

L V HIGHTOWER HIGH SCHOOL

3333 HURRICANE LANE

MISSOURI CITY 77459

Job

: Staff

Organization

: SECONDARY

Position Calendar: 210AUG

School Year:2021-2022

Salary Grade: 102

Unposting Date

: Jul 1, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

To apply for this job please visit fortbendisd.com .