JOB SUMMARY: To assist with the supervision and coordination of the University’s overall athletic training program, including, but not limited to: injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries, short-term and long rehabilitation of athletic injuries, with and under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, Team Physician, and other qualified medical personnel.
Provide treatment, assessment, and rehabilitation of all injured athletes as the primary or secondary athletic trainer for specific teams assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer, including attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as necessary
Electronic documentation of all athletic training medical records and injuries
Oversees the daily management of training room, including ordering and storage of supplies and equipment
Provide accommodation recommendations, related to sports, for student-athletes with restrictions or limitations
Makes appropriate physician’s referrals and appointments
Communicate with physicians, specialist, parents, and coaching staff regarding the injury status of athletes
Monitor weather conditions and dangerous environments
Organizes and administers drug testing per department policy
Responsible for administrative and other work-related duties as assigned
SPECIFIC SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.
Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible.
Must be able to lift more than 100-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
Must have the ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision.
Ability to communicate in a courteous manner.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.
The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.
Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field.
Certification by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).
Oklahoma licensure by the State Office of Allied Health Professions or eligible for such licensure.
NPI Number Required.
About Oklahoma Panhandle State University
OPSU is an accredited university by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and the Oklahoma System of Higher Education, and is approved by NCATE and the State Board of Education for the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers.