Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
The Athletic Trainer Intern will provide medical services to student-athletes and athletic teams, assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine. The duties of the Athletic Trainer Intern will include, but are not limited to, the domains set forth by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). These domains are Injury/illness prevention and wellness protection, Clinical evaluation and diagnosis, Immediate and emergency care, Treatment/rehabilitation and Organizational/professional health and well-being. The Athletic Trainer Intern will function as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and will act as a liaison between physicians, coaches, student-athletes and parents. The Certified Athletic Trainer ensures that student-athletes participate only when physically able and all instructions given by a physician are understood and followed.
Essential Functions for position include but are not limited to:
1.Assignment to one or more intercollegiate varsity programs, including but not limited to, practice and game coverage with required travel. 2.Work with a team of medical providers in providing care to all student- athletes. 3.Serve as an Approved clinical Instructor to Athletic Training student within Marquette’s Athletic Training Education Program. 4.Oversee the prevention, emergency care, treatment and rehabilitation of all athletic injuries sustained by assigned student-athletes. 5.Assist in the supervision of pre and post season conditioning/weight programs for injury treatment and prevention. 6.Insure that appropriate medical coverage is provided for all home and away competitions for assigned teams. 7.Assist in the daily maintenance and proper function of all sports medicine centers that are housed within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. 8.Assist with providing a safe, legal and ethical work environment. 9.Assist in the organization and administration of sports medicine services, as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine. 10.Assist in education of administrators, coaches and student-athletes on the philosophy of the Sports Medicine department. 11.Assist in the arrangement, organization, delivering and documentation of pre-participation examinations. 12.Assist with the acquisition and maintenance of student-athlete insurance records. 13.Provide relevant communication regarding a student-athlete’s medical condition to appropriate sources in a timely manner. 14.Maintain medical records on all student-athletes in a timely, efficient and confidential manner. 15.Work with the Director of Sports Medicine as to the ordering of supplies and innovative equipment to aide in the enhancement of prevention and rehabilitation of student-athletes. 16.Attend sports medicine/athletic health care related meetings and continuing education courses to maintain certification, while staying current within the profession. 17.Assist with and actively contribute to the maintenance of a clean, sterile and safe working environment. 18.Act as a consultant to faculty, staff and the Jesuit community regarding athletic or fitness related injuries. 19.Adhere to all department and university policies and procedures. 20.Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.
Bachelor's Degree required
Certified Athletic Trainer through the NATA Board of Certification (BOC), Inc. required before start date.
Licensed or eligible Athletic Trainer in the State of Wisconsin
CPR and AED Certified.
Strong communication skills.
Position requires evening and weekend hours. Some travel may be required.
About Marquette University
Marquette University, which includes undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools, is a Catholic, Jesuit institution in an urban setting. It enrolls approximately 12,000 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. There are 1,600 faculty and staff members.
Our athletics department mission is to strive for excellence in academics, athletics, leadership, and service to others in the Jesuit tradition, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct.
In keeping with this mission, the purpose of intercollegiate athletics is to provide a quality program which will challenge and develop the physical, mental and personal abilities of student-athletes; encourage them to complete their college degrees; foster the elements of integrity, sportsmanship and fair play; promote physical fitness, sports participation and athletics excellence; provide scholarships for a selected number of young people to secure a college education; engender school spirit among students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends; enhance the name of Marquette University; provide entertainment to spectators; and generate revenues to help defray the costs of t...he athletics program. This is to be done within the stated policies of Marquette University, Big East Conference and the NCAA.