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Assistant Athletic Trainer

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Position Details

Proposed Start Date 09/25/2017
Classification Title Unclassified Unrepresented
Rank N - No Rank
Working Title Assistant Athletic Trainer
Position Number D91474
Representation UU - Unclassified Unrepresented
Renewable Renewable
Position FTE 1.0
Tenure Status F - Fixed Term

Position Summary

Brief Description of PSU/School/Dept
Position Summary

Provide injury evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation to Division 1 athletes. Travel with one primary sport and provide medical coverage for one secondary sport. Assist in the administration of the Sports Medicine Department.

Primary Activity A - Administrative
Minimum Qualifications

1. Current certification in good standing with the BOC
2. Master’s degree required in a field related to athletic training/sports medicine.
3. Registered or eligible for registration in the State of Oregon
4. Commitment to continuing education in both the areas of professional knowledge and practical skill application.
5. Knowledge of current concussion management standards
6. Experience with organization and supervision of home event medical coverage and travel to away contests.
7. Proficiency with Electronic Medical Record keeping.
8. Certification or ability to obtain certification to teach first aid, CPR and AED.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Two years post National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification experience at the college level.
2. Experience with functional rehabilitation, and current soft tissue treatment techniques.
3. Experience with selection and supervision of graduate assistant, and student athletic trainers.
4. Experience with arranging pre-participation and exit physical examinations.
5. Ability to coordinate team physician’s on-campus office visits.
6. Understanding of insurance claims and medical billing process.
7. Experience in program administration: physical scheduling, inventory, and supplies ordering.
8. Experience with both male and female student athletes.
9. Experience with or understanding use of alternative medical treatments.

Key Cultural Competencies

• Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates differences.
• Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.
• Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement
• Adheres to all PSU’s policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.

Environmental Stewardship

Contributes to a culture of environmental stewardship, practices resource conservation, and actively works toward achieving long-term sustainability goals.

Work Days/Hours
Total Compensation Range & Benefits Statement

The starting annual salary rate for this position will be dependent upon qualifications and experience with an excellent benefits package including 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.

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Does this position require the employee to drive a motor vehicle? Yes
Background Check Required Yes
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Applicant Documents

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional References
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