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Director of Sports Medicine (St. Bonaventure University)

  • May 06, 2019 11:35 AM
    Message # 7325027
    Anonymous

    St. Bonaventure University – Director of Sports Medicine

    St. Bonaventure University is an NCAA Division 1 institution and a member of the Atlantic 10 conference.  Founded in 1858, St. Bonaventure is a Catholic university dedicated to educational excellence in the Franciscan tradition. Located in western New York State, the residential campus is approximately 70 miles southeast of Buffalo on the New York/Pennsylvania border. St. Bonaventure University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

    POSITION TITLE: Director of Sports Medicine

    REPORTS TO: Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    ·         Minimum of 6 years full-time athletic training experience in a collegiate setting.  Previous experience as Director of Sports Medicine preferred.

    ·         Master’s Degree

    ·         Must be BOC certified and possess or eligible for NY state athletic training licensure. NPI Number Required.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

             Administers and oversees the care, prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to all student-athletes. 

             Manages and supervises sports medicine staff.

             Organizes and maintains all medical records in accordance with federal and state regulations.

             Develops and maintains emergency action plans for all permanent and temporary practice and competition venues in accordance with university risk management guidelines and state regulations.

             Develops and maintains all department guidelines, policy and procedure in accordance with national/international best practices and consensus statements.

             Develops and maintains all service contract with medical consultants.

             Maintains student-athlete insurance information.

             Maintains good communication with the insurance providers and manages all paperwork required for claims.

             Develops and manages the Athletic Training Facility, budgets and policies to maintain optimal health, safety and welfare of all constituents.

             Approves the purchasing and use of all equipment and supplies needed for the operation of the athletic training facility, in accordance with State and University policies.

             Plans and coordinates physical examinations, sickle cell testing, and screenings.

             Communicate with physicians and coaching staff regarding the injury status of athletes.

             Makes appropriate physician’s referrals and appointments.

             Supervises the organization and administration of drug testing per NCAA and department policy.

             Assists the institution in hosting athletic events.

             Helps monitor weather conditions and dangerous environments (cold/humidity/lightning).

             Adheres to Conference guidelines, including visiting team accommodations and services.

             Responsible for implementation and rehearsal of health and safety best practices.

             Acts as the Athletic Health Care Administrator per NCAA guidelines.

             Knowledge of rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and conference should be maintained, reviewed and practiced to ensure compliance relative to those applicable duties.

             Responsible for maintaining and coordination service for all modalities and equipment utilized with the athletic training facility.

    TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

    Full travel responsibilities for in-and-out of season sport assignment.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Work is medium demand. Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects. Medium strength is required to position patients for examination. May assist patients as needed, helping them on and off the exam table. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the supervision of all full-time and part-time sports medicine staff.

    ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORS

    ·         Job offer will be contingent on a successful background check completed by the university.

    ·         May be required to transport staff and/or student-athletes for work-related purposes.

    ·         Must hold a valid driver’s license

    Applications will be reviewed immediately.  Cover letter, accompanied by a resume and a minimum of three references (including contact information) should be submitted to:

    St. Bonaventure Director of Sports Medicine Search

    c/o Steve Campbell

    scamp@sbu.edu

    St. Bonaventure University – Department of Athletics

    PO Box G – Reilly Center

    St. Bonaventure, NY 14778

    www.gobonnies.com


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