Utmb Galveston , TX 77550
The Senior Athletic Trainer provides administrative support to the Sports Medicine Athletic Training program, as well as, athletic training services on an ongoing basis for local sports teams in the training room and on the field. They attend home and away games as assigned and agreed upon by the respective head coaches or athletic directors. The Senior Athletic Trainer serves as a liaison between UTMB Athletic Trainers, Director of Rehabilitation Services, AVP of Health System Business Development, the injured athlete, sports medicine physician, athletic director/head coach, support staff and a physical/occupational therapist as necessary.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors degree from a _Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (_CAATE) accredited college or university, LAT and two (2) years experience as an Athletic Trainer and two (2) years experience in management or equivalent degree in management. Must have current CPR certification.
The salary range for this position is from $40,000 to $60,000 annually, commensurate with experience.
Pay Band Code CS14.
Specific Job Related Duties
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs assigned pre-season physicals/exams, attends sports games or matches, and related events as assigned.
Works with staff to develop and implement an outreach program.
Provides athletic training services at sponsored sporting and community events.
Provides athletic training services in the athletic training room of contracted local schools.
Provides education and training in the areas of sports related injuries and prevention.
Performs prescribed treatments and follows recommendations from team physician and
Maintains relevant charts and documentation as required.
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills which are required to work effectively and efficiently between the athlete, coach, other team personnel, team physician and therapists.
Demonstrates proper taping, strapping, bracing and fitting of athletic equipment.
Demonstrates the ability to recognize, to assess injuries, to provide immediate care, rehab and reconditioning of the injured athlete.
Communicates with team physician and therapists regarding athletes condition,treatments and protocols.
Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.
MARGINAL OR PERIODIC JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assists with day to day operations of an outpatient PT/OT clinic.
Participates in community events related to sports medicine.
Performs related duties as required.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/LOCATION OF POSITION:
Standard athletic training room and team sports arenas to include but not limited to football
fields, soccer fields, basketball courts and baseball fields. Standard hospital, clinical, laboratory
and/or office environments. May be exposed to such occupational hazards such as
communicable diseases, harmful chemicals, and/or disoriented or combative patients. Travel
requirements may include attendance at home and away games, attendance at athletic training
rooms of contracted local schools and other physical demands of job.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
Job Type:* Regular
Job Title:* Senior Athletic Trainer - Rehab Administration
Job ID:* 61398
Business Unit:* HOSPT