Bethany College, an NCAA Division III institution, is seeking applicants for the Head Athletic Trainer. This position is responsible for the department’s athletic health care administration that includes the development, coordination, and delivery of professional and administrative services essential to the successful implementation of a comprehensive sports medicine program. Direct supervision of the full-time staff and student assistants is required.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
•Serve as the primary clinician in the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses to Bethany College student-athletes.
•Responsible for the coordination and coverage of athletic training services including other staff members with assignment of practice and game coverage.
•Coordinate our sport and team coverage with our health care partner, Wheeling Hospital; a division of WVU Medicine.
•Supervise athletic training staff including recruitment, hiring, training and performance management of our full-time and student staff.
•Primary liaison with team physicians in scheduling orthopedic clinic visits, physical exams, collaborating on athlete status and contact for referrals.
•Interface with coaches and strength & conditioning staff regarding sick or injured student-athletes.
•Maintaining medical records on student-athletes, utilizing injury tracking software, to include physical exams, insurance information, injury evaluation and rehabilitation reports.
•Assist in the creation and execution of new or established protocols and procedures to ensure a safe competitive environment.
•Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics or President of the College
3 plus years of experience as an athletic trainer.
Certified Athletic Trainer from the National Athletic Trainers Association.
Eligible for licensure, or currently licensed, as an Athletic Trainer in the state of West Virginia.
Knowledge of and adherence to Bethany, NCAA Division III, and Presidents' Athletic Conference rules and regulations.
Excellent Interpersonal Skills
5 plus years of experience as an athletic trainer.
Prior administrative experience
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is illed. Start date will be immediate upon successful completion of a background check.
Letters of application along with resume and list of references can be submitted electronically to Steve Thompson, Director of Athletics, at email@example.com.
About Bethany College
Bethany College is a national liberal arts college located on a beautiful and historic 1,300-acre mountaintop campus in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia, approximately 40 miles west of downtown Pittsburgh. The state’s oldest private college, Bethany offers a wide array of B.A. and B.S. programs in more than 25 fields of study. Bethany is an Equal Opportunity Employer.