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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Company:
Austin Peay State University
Job Location:
Clarksville, 37044
Category:
Athletics - Athletic Trainers
Type:
Full-Time
Position Summary

The Assistant Athletic Trainer reports to the Head Athletic Trainer and is responsible for the care, prevention, and rehabilitation of injuries and/or illnesses to Austin Peay State University athletes as well as others as referred by a team physician.

Austin Peay State University is a four-year public, doctoral-level university, with six colleges and four Chairs of Excellence. The University has an enrollment of over 9,000 students and is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, a community of an estimated 166,000 people located approximately 40 miles northwest of Nashville, TN.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation for all physically active individuals, including Austin Peay State University athletes and others as referred by a team physician, men and women.
  • Attend assigned team(s) practice sessions and contests, home and away.
  • Travel with sports teams as directed.
  • Drug testing of athletes.
  • Attend home contests for all sponsored sports and away contests as assigned, to include nights, holidays and weekends.
  • Responsible for Automated External Defibrillator(s) registration /regular maintenance.
  • Follow guidelines as established by the Head Athletic Trainer for athletic training, practice set-up, and game set-up.
  • Assist with daily coverage of athletic training facility.
  • Supervise and follow established rules of the NCAA, University, Athletics Department and Athletic Training Department.
  • Must possess a complete knowledge of and be in compliance with all NCAA and ASUN rules related to this position.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the University community and the public.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of human anatomy, treating injuries with the modalities available and rehabilitation techniques to be used after an injury is sustained by the athlete.
  • Competency in handling supplies.
  • Ability to function within the existing inventory and budget.
  • Ability to keep current and complete records/notes on individuals seen while performing duties of the job.
  • Ability to respond to supervision and abide by and follow established rules of the NCAA, University, Athletics Department, and Athletic Training Department.
  • Must be certified by the National Athletic Trainers' Association and must maintain certificate during the course of employment.
  • Must be licensed by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners within the first six months of employment and must maintain certificate during the course of employment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • NATABOC certification and eligibility for a Tennessee Athletic Trainer's License.
  • Tennessee license must be obtained within the first six (6) months of employment.
  • A background check will be required for the successful applicant.
  • An official transcript and names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references will be required for the successful applicant.
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