Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Under the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, this position serves primarily as an Athletic Trainer in the clinical setting, providing support and backup functions to other Athletic Trainers, providing support to all members of the Athletic Training staff. In addition to clinical duties, the incumbent will assist in the coordination and maintenance of our electronic health records, identify and develop programs that ensure student-athlete medical confidentiality, coordinate confidential drug testing procedures with the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine or his/her assigned contact for this program, help to coordinate the self-funded insurance program for athletic medical bills, provide assistance to the primary CPR/AED Instruction Coordinator in delivering required instruction to athletics staff, and having the ability to step into an athletic training role for any sport, as needed. This position interacts with several campus entities such as Team Physicians, Physician Assistants, Physician Specialists, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics personnel, department personnel such as coaches, administrators, compliance, academics, Independent Contractors who provide allied health care services, student/athletes and their parents. The position requires a strong working knowledge of NCAA and Big 10 rules and regulations as it relates to Sports Medicine. The incumbent will work with other professionals in the immediate work area including all athletic training staff, physicians, athletic training students, CPR instructors, Sports Performance students and sports medicine student help.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or similar field is required. Master’s degree is preferred. State of Wisconsin Athletic Trainer license is required or eligible. Certification by the Board of Certification for Athletic Training is required. Current level of American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor certification is required or readily obtainable upon appointment.
Well qualified candidates will bring: Knowledge of or ability to learn and apply applicable NCAA, Big Ten, and University rules as needed; Organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and tasks efficiently and under time sensitive deadlines, often with numerous interruptions; Effective decision making skills; Physical ability to type at a keyboard and/or use a computer terminal for up to two hours at a time, several times a day; Ability to learn or operate and electronic medical record system; Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality with student-athlete medical records; and familiarity with HIPAA and other rules and regulations related to patient privacy rights. The work environment requires the incumbent to communicate courteously and follow customer service standards, at times under stressful circumstances.
Conditions of Appointment: This is an Academic Staff appointment. Salary and level will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date on or after December 11, 2017. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CST, December 4, 2017. Please complete the online application: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/496760/athletic-trainer-i and attach a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position and a comprehensive resume. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
About University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship,... respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.