Under the direction of the Athletic Director, administer preventive measures, first aid and rehabilitative treatment to athletes in various intercollegiate sports; maintain and administer athletic training and equipment facilities used in the intercollegiate sports program.
Provide preventive, post-injury and post-surgical care as prescribed by the team or attending physician including massage, hydrotherapy, PNF, cryotherapy, electro therapy, ultrasound, and other therapeutic exercises and techniques prescribed by the team or attending physician.
Operate and maintain the college training room and equipment storage facilities; provide for proper storage, inventory, issuance and collection of athletic equipment including uniforms, braces, wraps and supportive equipment; review equipment and material needs with coaches and prepare requisitions for athletic equipment, medical supplies and other items as required. .
Perform preventive and rehabilitative taping and wrapping techniques to support ankles, knees, elbows, wrists and other body joints, muscle groups and body structures as needed by the individual.
Attend all home athletic events and practices and away athletic events as assigned; provide immediate emergency and necessary care of injured athletes as needed; administer first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation and evaluate the nature and extent of medical care required; escort injured athletes to proper medical services for both primary care and subsequent follow-up as needed.
Provide technical and individual information to athletes and coaches regarding diets, rest, conditioning, exercises, reconditioning and related health matters pertaining to competitive athletics.
Prepare and maintain records related to individual athletes including information regarding insurance, pre-participation physical examinations, injuries, medical treatment and therapy.
Prepare insurance claim forms and accident reports; coordinate insurance benefits between the athlete=s and college=s insurance plans.
Prepare and submit budget requests for equipment and supplies; contact vendors to obtain quotes and develop equipment specifications; assist the Athletic Director in preparing the annual budget and make recommendations for equipment purchases including the type, style, quantity, quality and durability of equipment.
Oversee locker room operations including locker assignments and security; maintain locker records; provide towel and laundry services as needed by the athletic department.
Operate a variety of equipment used in the treatment and rehabilitation of injuries including ultrasound and electro therapy devices, tens units, whirlpool, hot pack treatments and hydro collator; operate scorekeeping equipment.
Operate office equipment including a personal computer, peripheral equipment and word processing and spreadsheet software.
Perform minor repairs to equipment and uniforms; arrange for cleaning, sanitizing, renovation and recertification of protective equipment according to established timelines.
Transport athletes to athletic events as necessary; make home visits as needed.
Select, train, schedule and provide work direction student workers and others as needed.
Maintain the training room and equipment facilities in a clean and orderly condition; sweep, mop and dust floors and tables.
Provide emergency first aid to students, college personnel and visiting athletes and their guests in the absence of the College Nurse or other trained personnel.
Perform related duties as assigned.
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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: bachelor=s degree with major coursework in physical education, exercise physiology, and anatomy and two years of experience as an athletic trainer in a high school or college athletic training environment.
LICENSE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Current certification as an Athletic Trainer issued by the National Athletic Trainers Association; valid California driver=s license; current first aid and CPR certificates issued by an authorized agency.Supplemental Information
Initial salary placement is normally at Step 1, no higher than Step 3. Please click here to review current salary schedule.
Imperial Valley College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
IMPORTANT: To be considered for the position applying for, applicants must submit the required items by the deadline, which include: online IVC application, current resume, and ALL unofficial transcripts. All attachments will be uploaded into the online application. Applications which do not include all of the required materials will not be forwarded to the screening committee for consideration. Materials submitted become property of the District and will not be returned, copied, or considered for other openings.
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