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Athletic Trainer (Athletic Trainer II)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Athletics, Probationary, Full Time

Position Information    

This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.

Special Working Conditions: Evening, weekend, and holiday work expectations. 

Conditions of Employment        

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Employment is contingent upon candidate passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift up in excess of 50 lbs.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Application Deadline & Salary Information        

The application deadline is: Tuesday, August 3, 2021. 

The salary range for this classification is: minimum $3,571 - maximum $6,892 monthly. 

Major Duties

Under the direction of the Athletics Director or designee, the Athletic Trainer provides for injury prevention and care of the student-athletes representing the University on all intercollegiate athletics teams. Typically they are more involved in program coordination and assist in program development, especially in the absence of the Head Athletic Trainer. Incumbents often provide training and direction to less experience Athletic Trainers (AT I). This 12 month appointment includes pre-game and pre-practice preventative taping and rehabilitation, supervision of athletic training students/interns, attendance at home and away intercollegiate contests as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer and/or Athletics Director or designee, practices, post-practices, post-game therapy, and development and implementation and approval of weight training programs and off-season conditioning programs. Duties include evening, weekend, holidays and Summer work, maintenance of insurance costs and claims; maintenance of individual student-athlete medical insurance records; management of Athletics Training Room operations. The Athletic Trainer II assists with oversight of care and maintenance of therapeutic and operational equipment used in the treatment and rehabilitation of injury; inspection and recommendations of safety precautions of all athletics facilities and equipment. The Athletic Trainer II will participate in on and off campus community service projects; assists with preparation and maintenance of the Training Room Policy and Procedure Manual; assists with maintenance of the medical files; provides medical counseling and referrals for student-athletes; provides direction to graduate assistants; Assists with preseason meetings with all teams; verifies the completion of student-athlete physical exams; supervises and administers stretching and massage therapy; help oversee internal drug testing policies and procedures. The Athletic Trainer II exercises direct and professional verbal and written communications skills with student-athletes, coaches, administrators, doctors, parents, insurance companies and others as needed.

Qualifications

Required Education: Equivalent to bachelor’s degree in athletic training, physical education, kinesiology or related field of study or combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Required Experience: Equivalent to two (2) years of experience as a certified Athletic Trainer in a high school or college environment. Master's Degree in Athletic Training or in a related field.

Preferred Experience: Two (2) years of athletic training experience in an intercollegiate setting Three years of athletics training experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

Knowledge of: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning, injury prevention, injury assessment and rehabilitation; full range of therapeutic modalities and their practical use and physiological basis; other therapeutic preventions and treatments such as taping, bracing, and massage; effective use of rehabilitation and exercise equipment; rules, regulations, and guidelines established by the campuses’ governing national collegiate athletic associations (e.g., National Collegiate Athletics Association or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) pertaining to student athletes, their training, sports medicine care, and health and safety; Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) standards for handling blood borne pathogens; maintaining medical records, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards; and following insurance procedures.

Ability to: Ability to demonstrate full-to-advanced proficiency in the skills and abilities of the Athletic Trainer I; demonstrate the leadership, organizational, and administrative skills involved in coordinating an athletic training and sports medicine program.

Communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and groups, both on- and of-campus, to include health care providers, doctors, and other medical personnel, parents, faculty, staff and students - Plan, organize, and schedule activities- Operate technical equipment related to athletic training- Maintain records- Adjust and perform simple maintenance of technical equipment.

Skills in: Preventative treatment and rehabilitation of intercollegiate athletic-related injuries - Excellent administrative, organizational, and communication skills- utilization of a personal computer.

Certification: Valid Driver License, CPR certification, BOC, and National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) certification.

Responsibilities

75% -  Injury Prevention and Care of Student-Athletes. Attends, regardless of day, date and time, athletic contests and special events as assigned by the Athletic Director or designee, and performs preventative treatment and rehabilitation of student-athlete injuries. Oversees training room activities and is responsible for inventory control, operation of all equipment, coordination of athletic physical exams and general upkeep of facility, communication with Athletics Director or designee, and coaches relative to injury updates, pre-season conditioning programs and drug/alcohol/tobacco education programs for student-athletes. As assigned by the Athletics Director or designee assists with preparation and maintenance of policy and procedure guidelines for the Athletics Training program. Game and practice taping and rehabilitation of injuries. Development, implementation and approval of conditioning and strength training program, including summer supervision of weight room and student-athlete summer conditioning and strength programs.

10% -  Supervision of Training Room. Keeps an accurate inventory of all supplies and equipment utilized in the training room. Responsible for recommending to the Athletics Director or designee the ordering of supply and equipment, as needed, and assisting with maintenance and repair needs of equipment. Administer and execute blood-bourne pathogen safety procedures and proper disposal of waste. Provides direction to student trainers which includes instruction of athletic training techniques. Experience gained will lead to student trainers being more qualified for certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association.

5% - Records and Administration: Ensure proper maintenance and confidentiality of all insurance information(costs and claims). Assists with pre-season meetings. Helps Head Athletic trainer oversee drug testing policies and procedures.

5% -  Assist the Athletics Trainer in an annual Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in-serve for all coaches, staff and others in the class.

5% -  Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director and Head Athletic Trainer. 

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at https://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/clery/crime-stats/ , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

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