Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
The mission of the NC State University Department of Athletics is to prepare student-athletes to compete at the highest level and to inspire them to be leaders now and for the future by providing the best environment to achieve their athletic, academic, and personal aspirations as well as providing support for the professional development of our coaches and staff, all within the role of the greater institutional relationships to the University. The Sports Medicine Department is responsible for providing medical care for student-athletes.
North Carolina State University is hiring for a Head Licensed Certified Athletic Trainer within the Athletics/Sports Medicine Department. This professional will serve as the Athletic Trainer for Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country.
At a minimum, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Working with Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine, and the Team Physician, in providing proper evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletically injured student-athletes and referral to associated health care professionals when necessary.
•Maintaining medical records on student-athletes to include physical examinations and screenings, insurance information and injury evaluation reports/treatment log.
•Attending scheduled team practices and events and assist with conflict coverage, including traveling with Track/Field and Cross Country teams.
•Providing emergency care when indicated.
•Assisting with proper use and maintenance of athletic training room equipment.
•Assisting with annual physical examinations and drug testing program.
•Assisting with preparation of budget requests and managing inventory of supplies for athletic training facility operations.
•Interfacing with coaches regarding injured student-athletes.
•Documenting services rendered consistent with best practices and third party payer standards.
•Following all developed departmental policies and procedures.
•Following the NATA Code of Ethics
•Remaining current on all state and national requirements for certification and licensure
•Agreeing to comply with all regulatory agency statutes, University, ACC and NCAA bylaws, legislation, and mandates
Sport assignment may be changed at the discretion of the Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine.
Additional duties may include but is not limited to assisting in coordinating the sports medicine program for a highly competitive NCAA Division I-A program; managing the day-to-day operations of a facility within Sports Medicine; post-season and special event coordination; and supervision of assistant athletic trainers, graduate assistant athletic trainers and student workers.
Other duties as assigned by the Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine in coordination with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
- Master’s degree required - Minimum of two years of experience as an Athletic Trainer at the collegiate or professional level
- Certification by the Board of Certification (BOC) - Current Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) certification by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association - Current or eligible for licensure by the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners - Computer competency - Excellent interpersonal communication skills - Must be able to lift up to 30-60 pounds occasionally, with or without a reasonable accommodation
NATABOC certification is required; must have or be eligible for NC Board of Athletic Training license.
Required current ECC certification by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
Valid Driver’s License
About North Carolina State University
With more than 35,000 students, North Carolina State University is one of the leading land-grant institutions in the nation, committed to playing an active and vital role in improving the quality of life for the citizens of North Carolina, the nation and the world.NC State is consistently ranked among the nation's top 50 public universities and ranked by Princeton Review as a best value for students. Recently, NC State was recognized as one of the Wall Street Journal’s Top 20 “Best colleges and universities,” as ranked by Fortune 500 company job recruiters.In terms of quality of life, Cary, is a suburb to Raleigh in the heart of North Carolina’s Research Triangle and boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the nation. Due to the low crime rate, for the eleventh straight year, Cary is ranked as the safest city in North Carolina and the entire Southeastern United States.