| College of Saint Mary (CSM) invites applications for the position of Head Athletic Trainer. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week. |
CSM is a private, all-women’s college of approximately 1,000 students, committed to the development of students through excellent academics that combine professional and career preparation with the liberal arts.
CSM is located in Omaha, a city with a metropolitan area population of 850,000 and is located within walking distance of the thriving Aksarben shopping area which also features a movie theatre, a wide-variety of restaurants, a farmer’s market and summer concert series. This position at CSM offers the best of both worlds – the opportunity to make an immediate impact working in a smaller, mission-focused and personalized environment and community, while living in the middle of a large, thriving metropolitan city!
Specific Duties & Responsibilities: • Evaluate and determine the nature, scope and extent of an injury and/or illness of the student athlete, initiate medical care, provide treatment, and develop rehabilitation procedures. • Implement injury prevention methods; utilize therapeutic modalities and rehabilitative exercise equipment to aid in injury recovery. • Provide training services for all intercollegiate teams before, during and after home contests and practices. • Established and maintain consistent training room hours. • Supervise all training room operations and activities along with creating a clean and safe environment. • Ability to work in a variety of indoor and outdoor conditions. • Understanding of working extended hours or a varying schedule per season (fall, winter, spring) based on team competitions and/or practice sessions. • Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality regarding all student athlete medical records. • Ensure all incidents are documented and accurate records are maintained. • Follow all HIPPA protocols with all information pertaining to a student athlete inherent to the profession. • Ensure all student athlete paperwork is on file concerning documentation information specific to; emergency contact, insurance, heath history, injury history, and physical form. • Coordinate and manage annual protocol for student athlete physicals. • Assist with establishing unique sport medicine partnerships. • Coordinate medical referral procedures when needed. • Maintain high level of communication with coaches, student athletes, parents, and associated health care providers. • Provide advice /consult with coaches regarding athletic training care and procedures. • Order, inventory and manage athletic training supplies. • Research and apply contemporary and updated practices of athletic training. • Travel with sport teams to competition sites when warranted and approved by Athletic Director • Provide athletic training coverage during CSM sponsored youth sport camps including summer related activities. • Arrange /schedule part-time Athletic Trainers with approval of Athletic Director. • Be trained in Blood Borne Pathogen Protocol (BBP) and oversee the training of department coaching staff. • Maintain current membership in the NATA. • Have knowledge of and experience with Microsoft and Word • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills. • Oversee the cardio and weight training rooms. • Monitor cleanliness of the cardio/weight room and the machines/equipment, oversee cleaning occurs. • Inspect cardio/weight room equipment weekly for safety and maintenance needs. • Work in collaboration and assist with Athletic Department/CSM personnel on special events, activities, projects and fundraising ventures when assigned. • Is an active member of the Athletic Department and Student Development staff; attends all staff meetings and other committees as assigned. • Duties as needed assigned by Athletic Director.
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