Position Summary: Wenatchee Valley College is a two year Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) school seeking a certified athletic trainer to provide sports medicine coverage for seven intercollegiate athletic teams. This person will report to the athletic director.
Essential Functions: •Evaluate and assess athletic injuries; implement preventive and rehabilitation programs to treat athletic injuries using the appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments. •Determine appropriate referrals and consult with physicians, and other health professionals on injuries and treatment plans. •Coordinate with the coaching staff; inform coaching staff and other health professionals on the status of injuries and treatments plans. •Attend/cover practices and athletic events and provide medical emergency coverage to student athletes. •Maintain equipment and cleanliness of the athletic training and rehabilitation facilities. •Maintain appropriate training room records of injuries, treatment plans and progress notes. Fill out injury claim forms and submit to collegiate insurance company promptly. •Assist in supervising the athletic training facility and the work of student workers.
This is not intended to be an exclusive list of all duties and responsibilities. Related duties and responsibilities may be assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in athletic training or related field, such as exercise science or kinesiology.
National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) certification and eligible for licensure in the state of Washington.
Experience working with high school/collegiate athletes.
Familiarity with current issues and developments in the athletic training field.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing).
Two years’ experience as certified athletic trainer, preferably at the college or high school level.
Experience working in several sports and with both men and women programs.
Well organized in terms of insurance claims, medical records, etc.
Knowledge, understanding and support of the mission of a comprehensive community college.
Experience creating digital content (such as (Word/PDF documents and web and learning management system content as appropriate to the role) in accessible formats.
Ability to function in a multi-lingual and multi-cultural environment.
Bilingual in Spanish and English (reading, writing, speaking and understanding).