Athletic Trainer I
Ideal Candidate Statement:
Ohlone College seeks to employ faculty members who have a passion for teaching and learning and a strong commitment to the missions and ideals of the community college. We are looking for excellent teachers who are student-oriented in their approach and dedicated to student success. An ideal candidate will be skilled in generating student engagement in learning. Innovative teaching strategies are encouraged at Ohlone, including collaborative learning and the active use of technology. Continuous professional development is highly valued. We are looking for faculty with enthusiastic interest in curriculum and instructional improvement through ongoing critical thinking about student learning outcomes in courses and programs.
The ideal Ohlone faculty member will have strong leadership skills and an interest in active participation in college-wide activities. Excellent communication skills with students, staff and faculty peers are essential. We are looking for faculty who are flexible in their work and adaptable to change. Ohlone prides itself as a Learning College with the motto of “A World of Cultures United in Learning” and we are looking for faculty who embrace diversity in serving students of varied backgrounds and learning styles. The College is committed to environmental sustainability and looks to all employees to support this important goal.
This is a temporary position.
Under general supervision, assists in the development and implementation of a program for the prevention and care of athletic injuries; administers first-aid and emergency care; treats injuries and provide rehabilitation according to medical directions and standard medical practices; and to perform related duties as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The following duties are typical of those performed by employees in this job title; however, employees may perform other related duties, and not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each employee in the job title.
· Receives and reviews student health history records and informs coaching staff of health problems; maintains formal, confidential student health records;
· Coordinates and assists physician/s with screening of pre-participation physical examinations of athletes;
· Counsels students with mental health, general health or sports related injuries and makes referrals as needed to appropriate health agencies; decides, in absence of team physician, whether an athlete is medically able to participate in practice and/or return to competition;
· Administers emergency first aid, and emergency medical care, including lifesaving procedures, to student-athletes and identifies and treats athletic related injuries;
· Reviews athletic insurance coverage and assists student athletes and staff in the correct submission of insurance claim forms; completes medical insurance forms;
· Maintains accurate and detailed injury and treatment reports through record keeping and documentation;
· Provides athletic training services in conjunction with team practices and at hosted athletic events for both home and away teams;
· Schedules and coordinates athletic training staff and students or athletic health care services for all team practices and for both in season and non-traditional competitions.
· Prepares written policies and procedures regarding emergency management, treatment and reconditioning of injured athletes including an annual review and update of established programs as necessary;
· Administers the use of rehabilitation equipment and operates related therapeutic modalities as directed by the treating physician/s;
· Supervises the use of athletic training equipment; maintains the athletic training clinic in a clean, sanitary and orderly condition;
· Assists in budget development, recommends and administers functional budgets for first aid supplies and equipment;
· Purchases, repairs and maintains supplies and equipment; maintains an accurate inventory of all athletic training clinic supplies and equipment; maintains first aid kits and supplies;
· Inspects playing fields and athletic equipment; notes and reports health and/or safety hazards;
· Develops and maintains cooperative and effective working relationship with others including athletes, athletic trainers, coaches, parents, physicians and health center personnel;
· Facilitates communication between athletes, coaches, parents, administration, team physician, student health services, risk management, and all other related parties as defined by the Student-Athlete Authorization Consent for Disclosure when appropriate;
· Works in conjunction with coaches to ensure safety in the design and implementation of a fitness program for those athletes under the care of the sports medicine team;
· Works to assist athletes with interpersonal issues including sexuality, drug abuse, personal, social and educational goals and objectives. In case of serious psychological difficulties, makes the appropriate professional referrals;
· Reads, interprets, applies and explains rules regulations, policies and procedures related to athletic training and health services;
· Evaluates and recommend new techniques and equipment that would enhance the benefit of the athletic training program;
· In accordance with Bylaw 9 of the CCCAA Constitution and Bylaws, works in conjunction with the team physician/s to oversee a concussion management program and return to play protocol. Also, coordinates education seminars for both the coaching staffs and student-athletes, and administers concussion baseline testing for all student-athletes who participate in intercollegiate athletics.
· Athletic training experience in an intercollegiate athletics environment.
· Minimum two years of experience as a certified athletic trainer.
· Experience supervising students in an athletic training clinical experience setting.
· Evidence of ability to work successfully in a team environment.
· Demonstrated pattern of participation in continuing education and professional growth activities
· Proof of current certification as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) in good standing from the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC)
· Master’s degree in Athletic Training from a CAATE accredited athletic training education program OR Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from a CAATE accredited athletic training education program AND a Master’s degree in Kinesiology or related discipline.
· Proof of current certification in First Aid, CPR and AED for the Professional Rescuer/Healthcare Provider
· Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, religious backgrounds of community college personnel and students and the communities served by the College.
· Methods, practices, terminology and techniques used in athletic training, including but not limited to the prevention of injuries.
· Athletic injuries, applicable treatment, rehabilitation, first aid and emergency care techniques.
· Operation of rehabilitation equipment and therapeutic modalities used in the athletic trainingclinic.
· Development and implementation of athletic injury prevention techniques.
· Preparation of inventory and budget information for athletic training supplies and equipment.
· Understanding of and ability to work within scope of athletic training, prepare and maintain accurate athletic injury records and reports, and utilize word processing and relevant athletic injury database software applications.
· Communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
Specified position must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record; specified position must be willing to accommodate flexible work shifts.
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS: The physical abilities involved in the performance of essential duties are:
This position requires rapid response and movements including but not limited to: reaching, pulling, pushing, kneeling, crawling, etc.; standing for extended periods of time; ability to run short distances to respond to injured student-athletes; moving people and objects of moderate to heavy weight; exposure to varying climates and indoor/outdoor environments and playing surfaces; exposure to blood and other bodily fluids; manual dexterity to apply athletic taping and wrapping procedures; manipulation of joints; application of therapeutic modalities and muscular strength/endurance to perform essential functions.
With or without reasonable accommodations.
Starting Salary Range: $50.00 per hour
Posting Number: A/T140-14
Number of Vacancies:
Desired Start Date:
Position End Date (if temporary):
Open Date: 02/18/2021
Open Until Filled: No
If you do not meet minimum qualifications as stated, a completed equivalency portfolio with all related documents must accompany the application or your packet will not be considered. The equivalency form could be found on our website at:
Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.
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Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986:
Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.”
A multi-campus single community college district, Ohlone College is located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California; serving 12,000 students per year. The District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark Campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.
Conditions of Employment:
Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts and proof of freedom from tuberculosis. In addition you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.” Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance.
To apply, visit https://employment.ohlone.edu/postings/48227
The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants.
If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.
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