1.Responsible for planning, directing and overseeing the Sports Medicine Program.
2.Manage, supervise and evaluate all athletic trainers in their provision of healthcare services to student-athletes.
3.Maintain high level of regular communication with staff, student-athletes, parents, team physicians and specialist involving in treating student-athletes.
4.Oversee data management of sports medicine program records in compliance with applicable Federal and State laws and University policies.
5.Manage athletic training facilities and staffing, including budgets, inventory, and purchasing as approved.
6.Serves as Certified Athletic Trainer for assigned sports.
7.Render onsite care and management of injuries and illnesses to student-athletes by attending all team practices and contest of assigned sport. Coverage includes traveling with the team approx. 2-3 times a month for 5-7 days a trip during the season.
8.Administers first aid treatment as required by the situation, including life giving first aid, CPR and AED. Required to deal with potentially health hazardous situation. (i.e. communicable diseases-colds, flu, AIDS, skin infections, etc.)
9.Assess risk of injury, perform ergonomic evaluation and coaching, self-care implementation, overall wellness promotion, and prevention strategies.
10.Coordinate care with Strength and Conditioning staff on implementing injury prevention programs and customized preventative strategies and programs to each student-athlete.
11.Implements and monitors athletic training programs for rehabilitation and reconditioning per student-athlete’s diagnosis and real-time condition.
12.Assists the Team Physician in deciding whether or not a student-athlete is physically able to compete.
13.In case of major injury or illness, refer the student-athlete to the Team Physician. If the Team Physician cannot be contacted in emergency situations, make arrangements for the student-athlete to receive competent medical care.
14.Implement, manage, and coordinate regular review of the Department concussion management plan.
15.Provide game day training services which may require supporting visiting team student-athletes.
16.Responsible for coordinating athletic training room procedures (i.e. taping, treatment, equipment usage, etc.)
17.Stay abreast of current literature and trends in the principles and practices of athletic training.
18.Responsible for inventory and supply orders from onset to completion, coordinates and initiates expediting actions.
19.Responsible for general maintenance of modalities and rehabilitation equipment.
20.Collaborates with Head Team Physician, athletic training staff, and Insurance Coordinator to make changes to program policies and standard operating procedures to improve operations to achieve the most efficient and economical service.
21.Coordinates scheduling medical appointments and transportation for the student-athlete.
22.Maintains accurate and up to date medical records, progress notes, and communications with team physicians for each student-athlete injury and illness.
23.Works closely with department Insurance Coordinator with insurance claims and to assist with resolving problems with health care providers.
24.Review injury and surgical reports and keep coaches, team physician, athletic training staff, medical consultants, and media relations director informed on status of injured student-athletes (as appropriate).
25.Provides general counseling and guidance to student-athletes for medical (i.e. injuries, illnesses, rehabilitation, nutritional questions, etc) and non-medical (i.e. interpersonal, social, behavioral, etc) problems including making appropriate referrals.
26.Schedules, participates and administers pre-participation physicals for all student-athletes to determine if they are physically/mentally able to compete.
27.Serves as clinical instructor and adjunct lecturer (College of Education) in the supervision, teaching, instruction, evaluation, and grading of athletic training students.
28.Coordinates on/off field medical procedures with team and/or home team physician and medical staff. Must ensure that proper athletic training supplies, medications, modalities, and equipment are packed and transported with team to playing sites.
29.Works with equipment managers and staff in consultation with the appropriate Head Coach to determine whether equipment is appropriate for the sports (i.e. enough or how much protection is provided, if it’s safe, etc.)
30.Occasionally works with custodial staff when problems in locker room areas arise (i.e. cleaning when there are additional/extra or change in practice session or unsafe/unsanitary conditions are present).
31.Discuss sanitary and hygenic needs with the equipment staff (i.e. separate washing of laundry is sometimes necessary due to individual’s health status).
32.Maintain collaborative working relationships with administrators and coaches in the department, other college offices, and appropriate relationships with members of the media, donors, and other individuals interested in the Athletics Department.
33.Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
34.Responsible for performing the duties of a Campus Security Authority as defined by University policy and federal law with regards to the Clery Act.
35.Maintains confidentiality to include but not limited to information, files and records that the incumbent may obtain or possess, in accordance with federal and state laws and University of Hawaii policies.
36.Know, recognize and comply with the laws, policies, rules, and regulations governing the University of Hawai‘i and its employees, and the rules of the NCAA and affiliated Conferences as now constituted or as may be amended in the future.
37.Immediately advises the Director of Athletics or designee if there are reasonable cause to believe violations, whether by employees, students, or others, have occurred or will occur.
38.Other duties as assigned.
Possession of a baccalaureate degree in athletics training, physical education, kinesiology or related field and 5 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for athletic training in intercollegiate sports medicine; or equivalent education/training or experience.
Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the athletic training in intercollegiate sports medicine as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies.
Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with athletic training in intercollegiate sports medicine.
Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner.
Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.
Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
Valid Board of Certification (BOC) for the Athletic Trainer.
Valid CPR/AED Certification.
Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays during athletic related scheduled events.
Ability to administer physical therapeutic treatment after evaluating the athlete's limitation and explain and instruct the student-athlete in adhering to the treatment plan.
Ability to apply the knowledge and skills to treat, stabilize and transport student-athlete with an injury.
Ability to apply CPR, fracture immobilization, control hemorrhage, evaluate injuries, etc.
Considerable knowledge of the general principles of personal hygiene, nutrition, and first aid treatment of injuries and illnesses.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques associated with intercollegiate sports medicine.
Must possess or be eligible for Certified Athletic Trainer License with the State of Hawai‘i.
Working knowledge of applicable NCAA, OSHA, and HIPAA standards.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to provide excellent customer service.
Ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet goals in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.
Ability to supervise and manage subordinates.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Division I athletic training experience.
TO APPLY: Go to http://workatuh.hawaii.edu and click on the "Apply" button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach 1) cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, 2) resume, 3)names of 3 professional references (include title, email and phone number), 4) copies of certifications.
Continuous recruitment until programmatic needs are met. For best consideration, review of applications will begin on July 12, 2019.
Internal Number: 2019-00812
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