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Assistant Athletic Trainer-University of Nebraska Omaha

  • November 13, 2023 4:49 PM
    Message # 13278958
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    Job Title Assistant Athletic Trainer
    Job Grade HC14S
    Division Intercollegiate Athletics
    College/Dept NCAA D-I
    Department Athletic Performance
    Requisition Number 2023-00318
    FTE (full-time equivalency) 100
    Questions Email mjmccarthy@omavs.com
    Appointment Term 12- 12/12 months
    Pay Information 44,000-50,000
    Pay Schedule https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/19291
    FLSA Designation Exempt
    Position Summary

    The Sports Medicine department within the Intercollegiate Athletics office is seeking an Athletic Trainer for both Softball and Women’s Swim and Dive. As an Athletic Trainer for Omaha Athletics, you will be a member of the Omaha Sports Medicine Department working under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer and team physicians to deliver athletic health care for ‎intercollegiate athletes and athletic teams. This position is responsible for assisting the Sr. Associate AD of Athletic Performance with all aspects of the Athletic Training Program, including service/clinical responsibilities.

    *Primarily oversees various sports programs year-round (in-season and off-season). Position requires travel overnight and on weekends.

    Job Duties

    Responsibility Area: Injury prevention, immediate/emergency care, clinical evaluation and diagnosis

    Injury prevention, immediate/emergency care, clinical evaluation and diagnosis (includes acute, chronic, and post-operative care or orthopedic and general medical conditions), making appropriate referrals, practice and event coverage (includes home and away contests in potentially extreme conditions (hot and cold environments)

    Percentage Of Time 30
    Essential Function: Yes
    Responsibility Area: Treatment and rehabilitation of injuries

    Treatment and rehabilitation of injuries incurred by student-athletes at UNO. Requires experience with non-operative and post-operative conditions. Maintain timely and detailed medical records. Coach and student-athlete education. Knowledge of current modalities utilized in the common and advanced treatment of musculoskeletal and general medical conditions is required.

    Percentage Of Time 30
    Essential Function: Yes
    Responsibility Area: Administration

    Administration includes, but not limited to, assisting with pre-participation physical exams and paperwork, completing insurance claim forms, injury tracking and record keeping, facilities maintenance, athletic training student records and scheduling. Must have good computer skills and experience with injury tracking software.

    Percentage Of Time 25
    Essential Function: Yes
    Responsibility Area: Academic responsibilities

    Academic responsibilities include but may not be limited to clinical supervision of students in ATEP Program.

    Percentage Of Time 10
    Essential Function: Yes
    Responsibility Area: Professional Responsibility

    Staff are expected to stay up to date with current, evidence-based, and clinical skills in athletic training. This will include attending continuing education events. Must operate in compliance with all moral and ethical practices required by the NATA and the BOC. Other duties as assigned by Head Athletic Trainer or Sr. Associate AD of Athletic Performance

    Percentage Of Time 5
    Essential Function: Yes

    Required and Preferred Qualifications

    Required Education

    Bachelor’s degree

    Required Experience


    Required License/Certification

    BOC Certification, NE State License (or eligible)

    Required Additional Qualifications:


    Preferred Education

    Master’s Degree in a related field

    Preferred Experience

    2 years’ experience with NCAA Intercollegiate Athletics, Teaching Experience within a CAATE Accredited Athletic Training Education Program, Instructor Certification in CPR, AED, and First Aid, Graston M1, Blood Flow Restriction certification.

    Preferred License/Certification


    Preferred Additional Qualifications:


    Any questions please email mjmccarthy@omavs.com

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