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Assistant Athletic Trainer - Men's Basketball (American University)

  • May 18, 2023 9:16 PM
    Message # 13203735

    Job Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer

    Institution: American University



    Governing Body: NCAA D1

    Start Date: June 2023

    Apply By Date: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled

    City: Washington

    State: District of Columbia

    Salary: $57000.00

    Job Description: 

    This role, under the general supervision of the Assistant AD for Sports Medicine, is responsible for: 

    • Independent care and management of injuries and illnesses related to participation in intercollegiate athletics
    • Coordinating and implementing injury prevention programs and customized preventative strategies to patients and assigned teams
    • Minimizing injury risk through education of patients and teams
    • Recommending accommodations for patients with functional or athletic limitations
    • Communicating with physicians, coaching staff and other involved university personnel regarding the medical status of patients
    • Carrying out medical care for assigned teams in accordance with recognized standard of care
    • Initiating and maintaining thorough and detailed electronic documentation of all patient encounters
    • Travel with assigned team (men's basketball)
    • Secondary sport assignment based on staffing needs, but will not have a travel requirement.
    • Administrative and other duties as assigned by Assistant AD Sports Medicine 


    • Required:
      • Master’s Degree
      • BOC Certification
      • CPR/AED Certification
      • NPI Number
      • Demonstrated independent management of athletic injuries and rehabilitation
      • Must have knowledge of a large range of medical problems, assessment techniques and evaluation skills
      • Ability to think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions is essential
      • The ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situation when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff and families is critical
      • Proven ability to interact effectively with other AT staff and the medical community
      • Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision
    • Preferred:
      • 1-2 years of experience working in NCAA setting
      • 1-2 years experience working in NCAA Division I setting
      • Experience working with basketball
      • Experience with administrative tasks such as inventory management and/or insurance coordinating

    Instructions to Apply:

    1.  https://careers.american.edu/job-invite/10611/
    2. Select Staff Jobs; search for Assistant Athletic Trainer (3222)
      1. Cover letter
      2. Resume
      3. Contact information for three (3) professional references.
    4. Only applications submitted through the American University web portal will be accepted for review.

    Description of Institution:  (would include equal opportunity employer info)

    American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

    Contact: https://careers.american.edu

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