East Tennessee State University, located in Johnson City, TN and a member of the Division I Southern Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of Head Athletic Trainer. This is a 12-month position with benefits. The selected candidate will report to the Director of Sports Medicine with a primary focus on the care of intercollegiate football student-athletes. In particular, this position will be responsible for team activities, including but not limited to: prevention, practice/event coverage, injury evaluation, physician referral, medical appointments, treatment and rehabilitation and team travel. Provides athletic training services to physicians and physical therapists partnered with the Buc Sports Athletic Medicine Center. Activate the Emergency Action Plan for assigned sports/venues when appropriate. Maintain proper medical records in accordance with all government and university guidelines. Serve as a mentor to certified graduate assistant athletic trainers and supervise undergraduate interns. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in sport science or related field is required. Minimum of two years of experience as a certified athletic trainer (certified graduate assistantship accepted). Current National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) certification and current CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer is required along with the eligibility for State of Tennessee licensure.
Preferred qualifications: Master’s Degree in sport science or related field. Experience in working with collegiate football programs, ideally at the Division I level. Ability to apply casting and splinting material as directed by team physician and documented expertise with Blue Ocean/Vivature EMR and/or ARMS management systems software. 2 years of work experience with Division 1 football.