Athletic Trainer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Description Summary

Daily evaluation and care of student-athletes who have been injured or are rehabilitating from injury.


Job Description

Duties and Tasks:

Saint Leo University is a Division II university located just north of Tampa and is part of the Sunshine State Conference.  We are seeking applications for a full time, 10 month athletic trainer.  Primary responsibilities for position are TBD but there is a possibility of baseball.   Candidate must be available to work nights and weekends as well as travel with teams.  Position to begin 8/2/2021.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work under the guidance and supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Director for Sports Medicine.
  • Follow the medical guidelines provided by the Team Physicians
  • Plan, coordinate, organize, and manage the daily treatment, rehabilitation, and injury evaluations for Saint Leo student-athletes, emphasizing prevention of athletic injuries
  • Maintain accurate and updated documentation of all injuries and general medical incidents using the Sportsware record-keeping system; including initial SOAP notes, daily progress notes, treatment records, rehabilitation programs, and appointment logs
  • Be knowledgeable of and enforce all Saint Leo Sports Medicine/Athletics policies and procedures including but not limited to: drug and substance abuse, mental health, concussion management, lightning, heat illness, nutrition and supplements, and catastrophic incidents
  • Be knowledgeable of the medical emergency action plan for all assigned venues and ensure that the appropriate emergency equipment is available at each event
  • Serve as a preceptor for students in the USF Graduate Athletic Training Program. This will require formal training to ensure proper supervision and learning for students
  • Annual dues and continuing education money will be provided.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • NATA certification
  • Florida State Licensure eligible

Skills:

  • Care and prevention of injuries
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent record keeping.

ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.   The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

NOTICE:

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.  Saint Leo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student, and graduate success.

Why Work at Saint Leo?

What it’s Like to Work Here:  Ask our employees and the one word they’d use to describe working at Saint Leo University is “Community.” Our team members all share the Saint Leo core values, positive attitudes, and problem-solving abilities, enabling them to provide excellent student centered service. Our mission is educating and preparing students for life and leadership in a challenging world.  Thank you for your interest in joining the Saint Leo PRIDE!

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Saint Leo, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Available benefits based on employment status (Full Time vs Part Time).

  • Inclusive Group Health Plan (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Group Health Plan features include Teledoc, Surgery Plus!, Wellness Incentive Program, Nationwide Pet Insurance, just to name a few!
  • Health Reimbursement Account (University Paid!) and Flexible Spending Accounts (healthcare and dependent options)
  • Tuition Remission (Employee, Spouse, and Dependents)*
  • Tuition Exchange opportunity for dependent of employees*
  • Paid Personal Leave (Sick, Vacation, Holidays)
  • 403b - Annual match 3%-9% of pay based on employee’s contribution. University match and fully vested within one month of hire date.
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance valued at 30k (University Paid!)
  • Income Protection Benefits after one year
  • Additional options for supplemental insurance 

*Eligibility based on meeting required service period



Job Description Summary

Daily evaluation and care of student-athletes who have been injured or are rehabilitating from injury.


Job Description

Duties and Tasks:

Saint Leo University is a Division II university located just north of Tampa and is part of the Sunshine State Conference.  We are seeking applications for a full time, 10 month athletic trainer.  Primary responsibilities for position are TBD but there is a possibility of baseball.   Candidate must be available to work nights and weekends as well as travel with teams.  Position to begin 8/2/2021.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work under the guidance and supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Director for Sports Medicine.
  • Follow the medical guidelines provided by the Team Physicians
  • Plan, coordinate, organize, and manage the daily treatment, rehabilitation, and injury evaluations for Saint Leo student-athletes, emphasizing prevention of athletic injuries
  • Maintain accurate and updated documentation of all injuries and general medical incidents using the Sportsware record-keeping system; including initial SOAP notes, daily progress notes, treatment records, rehabilitation programs, and appointment logs
  • Be knowledgeable of and enforce all Saint Leo Sports Medicine/Athletics policies and procedures including but not limited to: drug and substance abuse, mental health, concussion management, lightning, heat illness, nutrition and supplements, and catastrophic incidents
  • Be knowledgeable of the medical emergency action plan for all assigned venues and ensure that the appropriate emergency equipment is available at each event
  • Serve as a preceptor for students in the USF Graduate Athletic Training Program. This will require formal training to ensure proper supervision and learning for students
  • Annual dues and continuing education money will be provided.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • NATA certification
  • Florida State Licensure eligible

Skills:

  • Care and prevention of injuries
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent record keeping.

ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.   The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

NOTICE:

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.  Saint Leo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student, and graduate success.

Why Work at Saint Leo?

What it’s Like to Work Here:  Ask our employees and the one word they’d use to describe working at Saint Leo University is “Community.” Our team members all share the Saint Leo core values, positive attitudes, and problem-solving abilities, enabling them to provide excellent student centered service. Our mission is educating and preparing students for life and leadership in a challenging world.  Thank you for your interest in joining the Saint Leo PRIDE!

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Saint Leo, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Available benefits based on employment status (Full Time vs Part Time).

  • Inclusive Group Health Plan (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Group Health Plan features include Teledoc, Surgery Plus!, Wellness Incentive Program, Nationwide Pet Insurance, just to name a few!
  • Health Reimbursement Account (University Paid!) and Flexible Spending Accounts (healthcare and dependent options)
  • Tuition Remission (Employee, Spouse, and Dependents)*
  • Tuition Exchange opportunity for dependent of employees*
  • Paid Personal Leave (Sick, Vacation, Holidays)
  • 403b - Annual match 3%-9% of pay based on employee’s contribution. University match and fully vested within one month of hire date.
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance valued at 30k (University Paid!)
  • Income Protection Benefits after one year
  • Additional options for supplemental insurance 

*Eligibility based on meeting required service period


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