The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing optimal health care to their assigned athletic teams at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in providing optimal health care to MSU student-athletes as well as other visiting teams. The responsibilities include performing assessments, providing initial care for athletic injuries, and coordinating rehabilitation with team physicians. The Assistant Athletic Trainer is essential in communicating injury information to physicians, sports medicine staff, coaches and strength & conditioning staff. The Assistant Athletic Trainer handles treatment scheduling, oversees medical records, and maintains/updates rehabilitation progress reports. In addition, the athletic trainer prepares student athletes for practices and games by applying taping, special padding and bracing techniques. This position supervises athletic training students and graduate assistant athletic trainers. The incumbent will be required to travel with MSU athletics teams in order to provide the athletic health care deemed necessary with this position. Other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.
Master's Degree in Athletic Training or related field (conferred on an official transcript at the time of application).
0-1 year experience in a post-secondary athletic training setting.
5 or more years post-secondary experience as a certified athletic trainer.
Professional Licensure/Certification: Board of Certification Credential (BOC) as an Athletic Trainer; Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensed or eligible for licensure.
Current American Red Cross/American Heart CPR/AED Certification for the Professional Rescuer.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Demonstrated competence in the delivery of health care to assigned teams/student athletes through injury prevention, injury assessment and diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education.
Demonstrated competence in emergency care, medical referral, counseling, sports nutrition, performance enhancing drugs and supplements, recognition of sports related injury/illness, strength and conditioning, as well as other various medical conditions.
Superior interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with a variety of individuals, including but not limited to: student athletes, peers, coaches, parents, and physicians.
Demonstrated ability to make and implement decisions independently. Demonstrated ability to work and cooperatively and collaboratively with health care staff members.
Strong supervisory skills.
Demonstrated ability to provide clear and accurate direction to peers and students.
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Contact information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
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