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Athletic Trainer Outreach- Richard Bland College- Hired via VCU Health

  • November 07, 2023 10:16 PM
    Message # 13276806

    Title: Athletic Trainer Outreach- Richard Bland College- Hired via VCU Health

    Website: https://vcuhealth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/VCUHealth_careers

    Institution: VCU Health/Richard Bland College

    Governing Body: NJCAA

    Start Date: ASAP

    Apply By Date: Open until filled.

    Select one: Athletic Trainer Outreach

    City: Prince George

    State: Virginia

    Salary: Negotiable. 5k sign on bonus, relocation bonus

    Description: Athletic Trainer outreach hired through VCU Health. The Athletic Trainer Outreach provides day-to-day athletic training services for Richard Bland College Athletics.

    The Athletic Trainer Outreach assesses, treats and develops rehabilitation and reconditioning strategies for athletes.  The Athletic Trainer Outreach designs and implements prevention and education programs. The athletic trainer will attend all home and away games as agreed upon by the respective head coaches and/or athletic directors. 

    Richard Bland College (RBC) is a two-year, residential, liberal arts transfer institution that focuses on preparing students for transfer to highly ranked colleges and universities. The College is a hidden gem located outside the Tri-Cities region—and its rural setting featuring 750+ acres of wetlands, bucolic forest, and the state’s oldest and largest pecan grove.

    This position is required to abide by the rules and regulations of the State of Virginia, VCU Health, Richard Bland College, National Athletics Trainers Association, NJCAA, and Region 10. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

    This position has little to no travel requirements. The athletic training staff is comprised of a team of two total ATs and a few PRN trainers to assist in game coverage.

    Qualifications: Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: Licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia as an Athletic Trainer or eligible.  Board of Certification (BOC), Current CPR certification.

    Experience REQUIRED: N/A

    Experience PREFERRED:

    Two (2) years previous athletic training experience.

    Education/training REQUIRED:  Bachelors Degree in a specialized curriculum accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

    Education/training PREFERRED:  Masters Degree in a specialized curriculum accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

    Independent action(s) required:

    The athletic trainer will perform the following functions regarding athletic injuries: prevention, assessment, treatment, (including first aid) and reconditioning as set forth by the NATA Board of certification.

    Demonstrates proper taping, strapping, bracing, and fitting of athletic equipment.

    Carries out all prescribed treatments and recommendations by the team/program/event physician.

    Maintains BOC and CPR certification in accordance with those respective institutions.

    Covers assigned pre-season physicals, sports games or matches, and related events under the supervision of the program manager.

    Demonstrates knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the athletes’ status and interpret the appropriate information.

    Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A

    Additional position requirements:

    Must be able to assist with or transfer athletes of various weight/heights.

    Must be able to push carts with athletic equipment on them.

    Must be able to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long distances.

    Must demonstrate ability to communicate to give adequate directions and instructions to athletes.

    Must be able to carry training kit and coolers for long distances.

    Need to have the ability to handle high amounts of stress.

    Fast paced orthopedic medical practice environment.

    Occasional night or early morning hours as well as possible overnight stays.

    Must be able to adjust and adapt to changing conditions.

    This job safely administers the prescribed medications of topical corticosteroids, topical lidocaine, or other Schedule VI topical drugs; oxygen for use in emergency situations; epinephrine for use in emergency cases of anaphylactic shock; and naloxone or other opioid antagonist for overdose reversal.

    Age Specific groups served: Adolescence, Adult

    Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):

    Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs. Lifting 50-100 lbs. Lifting greater than 100 lbs.

    Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance),

    Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive), Repetitive motion

    Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking

    Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities,

    Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change

    EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.

    Instructions To Apply:


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