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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF SPORTS MEDICINE

  • March 04, 2021 10:31 AM
    Message # 10163649
    Anonymous

    ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF SPORTS MEDICINE

    PRIMARY SPORT—HEAD FOOTBALL ATHLETIC TRAINER

    Required Application Materials

     A cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 professional references is required in order to apply.

    Please submit all documents in a single PDF to https://www.utep.edu/human-resources/services/employment/staff-employment.html

    For advanced review, please feel free to send the above materials directly to Dawn Hearn, director of Sports Medicine at dehearn@utep.edu

    Purpose of Position

    Renders specialized care in the prevention, recognition, evaluation, and rehabilitation of student athletes and provides a safe environment for all University sponsored practices and competitions.

    Essential Functions

    Assists the Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer in the organizing, managing, and administration of all aspects of the UTEP Athletic Training Program. 

    Mentor Assistant Athletic trainers within the departments about policies and everyday functions

    Follows the NATA Code of Ethics; remains current on all state and national requirements for license renewal.

    Provides injury care and rehabilitation of sixteen men’s and women’s Sports; provides feedback to coaches on a daily basis of injury and rehabilitation progression.

    Travels with designated teams as assigned by Director of Sports Medicine; coordinates doctor’s appointments and helps process insurance claims; acts as liaison between medical and coaching staffs.

    Supervises undergraduate and graduate student athletic trainers; provides in services and teaches the students the essentials of athletic training.

    Assists with the maintenance of training room equipment and apparatus; performs yearly safety inspections; maintains records on student athletes and ensures the accuracy of files maintained in the University’s Training Room; assists with the administration of the drug testing program for student athletes.

    Maintains inventory of all supplies and equipment to ensure efficient and economical methods of operations; requisitions purchases to replenish stock.

    Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

    Knowledge of and adherence to NCAA rules and regulations as they apply to student athletes in this area.

    Knowledge of and compliance with NCAA Rules and Regulations including attendance of NCAA Rules Seminars, timely completion of all NCAA forms and requests for information. 

    Employee agrees to abide by the Code of Ethics as set forth by the University of Texas at El Paso and the University of Texas System.

    Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems.

    Complies with all State and University policies.

    Other duties may be assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities

    Required Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Master’s Degree.

    Five years of related experience and/or training to the essential duties and responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Eligible for Texas State Athletic Trainer Licensure. NATA Certified. Working knowledge of therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation techniques. Strong sense of principles and ethics in regard to the welfare of the student-athlete. Ability to work independently in a multi-task environment as well as within a team-oriented work group. Ability to act as a positive role model for student-athletic trainees and student-athletes alike. Occasional traveling required.


About our society

Founded for college and university athletic trainers and healthcare professionals who provide and manage healthcare for the intercollegiate student-athlete.  Our members are dedicated to the delivery of quality healthcare and ensuring the health and safety of our student-athletes.  

Contacts

Email:  cats@collegeathletictrainer.org 

Address:  P.O. Box 20437, Knoxville, TN 37940


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