Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Position Summary: The Department of Athletics is seeking an Assistant Athletics Trainer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Athletic Director.
The mission of the OSU Department of Athletics is to Go Build Excellent, Authentic, Visionary Student-Athletes (GO B.E.A.V.S.).
An Assistant Athletic Trainer 2 position typically demonstrates expanding basic knowledge and skill in standard prevention, emergency care, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation techniques. This position follows standard principles and uses appropriate medical terminology, participates as a team member in a collaborative environment, actively contributes to completion of team goals and assigned tasks, and clearly communicates in written and verbal form. The Assistant Athletic Trainer complies with and has basic knowledge of policies and procedures, and refers to supervisors for policy and procedure related decisions. This position typically works under direct supervision using established procedures and protocols, and follows recommended approach to assigned work to facilitate achievement of desired results.
Position Duties: 40% SPORT COVERAGE Typically provides direct care for athletic team activities. Responsible for the coverage of Oregon State University athletic teams as assigned, provides athletic training services to physically active individuals within the athletic department. Assists in facilitating and implementing all aspects of health care for assigned team, including but not limited to: prevention, practice/event coverage, injury evaluation, physician referral, medical appointments, treatment and rehabilitation and team travel. Responsible for activating the Emergency Action Plan for sports/venues as assigned.
20% ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES Maintains proper medical records in accordance with all government and university guidelines. Adheres to existing University and appropriate external regulatory agency (i.e. NATABOC, OHLA, NCAA) guidelines and safety policies. Completes appropriate paperwork including but not limited to incident or injury reports for departmental accountability. Assists with sports medicine department administrative duties as assigned (no solo responsibilities).
15% SUPERVISION Supervises athletic training students as assigned. Acts as a mentor for GA & Assistant 1.
15% COMMUNICATION Responsible for basic day-to-day communication (including participation status) with athletes, coaches, strength & conditioning staff, physicians, sports medicine staff, athletic department staff, and administration as assigned.
10% CONTINUING EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Earns and maintains appropriate professional certifications. Displays a willingness to learn and is building upon exposure to advanced topics and skills within the field of athletic training. Stays current in related research and trends. Seeks to expand working knowledge.
Master’s degree in related field.
Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, Master’s degree in related field and one (1) year full-time Athletic Training experience OR
Master’s degree in Athletic Training and one (1) year of full-time Athletic Training experience.
*1 year of graduate experience is equivalent to 0.50 years of Athletic Training experience
Current National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) certification. Current CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer certification. Eligibility for State of Oregon license. The ability to lift and move objects weighing 50 pounds. This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
Experience working in collegiate athletics. Basic understanding of NCAA Division I culture. Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.