Staff Athletic Trainer

Updated: 13 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Jul 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department SA Campus Health Services-650001
Career Area Athletics
Posting Open Date 06/19/2024
Application Deadline 07/03/2024
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title Staff Athletic Trainer
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 01001774
Vacancy ID NF0008255
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Commensurate with education/experience
Proposed Start Date 07/22/2024

Position Information

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

Campus Health (CH) is a multi-specialty ambulatory college health clinic providing quality, and affordable health care for eligible students and spouses. Annually, CH has more than 80,000 patient encounters, which includes Primary Care and Women’s Health as well as specialty clinics in sports medicine, orthopedics, gynecology, physical therapy, counseling and psychological services, travel clinic and allergy clinic. Weekend acute care is provided from 8-5 PM. On site ancillary services include pharmacy, OTC pharmacy, Student Stores pharmacy, medical laboratory, and radiology.

Campus Health has been continuously accredited since 1986 by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. All personnel are trained in the concepts and principles of Performance Improvement and serve as team members and leaders in shaping and defining the organization as it strives to provide quality and safe care.

Campus Health collaborates with Student Wellness and Campus Recreation and other Student Affairs partners to provide education and outreach to assist in keeping the campus population healthy.

Education and research comprise another important function of CH. CH provides clinical rotations and practicums for students in the School of Education, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Public Health, Department of Medical Technology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Health and Radiology. In addition, CH serves as a research site for a number of faculty and graduate student grants and contracts, where CH staff participates with the principal investigators across a variety of medical specialties.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Athletic Training Services, the staff athletic trainer is responsible for the day to day medical coverage for the Women’s Lacrosse program. The ideal candidate will have experience with women’s lacrosse, including: injury prevention, human movement correction, and be able to play an active role in providing health care and athletic training services for student-athletes. Provide standard immediate care procedures used in emergency situations; clinical evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning. Employ appropriate assessment outcomes measures to determine effectiveness of the outreach program; determines appropriate return to play of student-athletes and active population. Management of head injuries and concussions; referral to appropriate medical professionals to ensure optimal level of care; all duties and responsibilities performed under the supervision of a directing physician. Provides mentorship for immersion athletic training students as well as observers and other students. Under a medical model, this position works collaboratively with the Sports Performance Team as well as Campus Health Services to ensure service excellence for all students-athletes as well as the campus community.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent); for candidates demonstrating comparable independent educational or instructional activities associated with the delivery and/or management of student support functions, will accept a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and at least 1 year of relevant experience in substitution.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

- The Athletic Trainer will be bound by the Athletic Trainer Licensure Act (G.S. 90-525, 528).
- Current athletic training certification by the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC).
- Currently licensed or eligible for a State of North Carolina License in Athletic Training.
- Must be able to work independently

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

- Master’s Degree
- The ideal candidate will have experience with women’s lacrosse, including: injury prevention, human movement correction, and be able to play an active role in providing health care and athletic training services for student-athletes.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority in accordance with the Clery Act. This position will be required to report Clery crimes to the Clery Compliance Manager and complete annual training about reporting responsibilities.

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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Scott Oliaro, Associate Director of Sports Medicine
Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected]
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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