Assistant Athletic Trainer - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts


United States

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Detailed Job Description


American International College seeks a Certified Athletic Trainer to join our growing staff. This new colleague will work with four other athletic trainers in caring for varsity and select club student-athletes. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will provide athletic health care services to designated varsity student athletes (and club sport athletes when appropriate); including assessment of athletic-related conditions; establishing plan of care; providing rehabilitation; assist with preventive treatment for future encounters; making referrals to Dexter Health Services, team physicians, and Dexter Counseling Services through the Head Athletic Trainer.

  • Assist students with health care needs and concerns by providing resources, guidance, and referral to appropriate health care providers.

  • Supervise and conduct the direct coverage of athletic training services during athletic practices and contests to assigned team, including traveling when designated.

  • Assist in implementing policies and procedures for the effective operation of the athletic training facilities and services.

  • Assist in conducting the athletic health screenings for all student athletes.

  • Assist in conducting athletic injury prevention strategies by developing and/or collaborating on the physical and mental training and conditioning program offered by the Athletic Department.

  • Maintain the appropriate level of confidentiality regarding student-athletes' medical, insurance, and academic records.

  • Communicate effectively with coaches, athletes, students, staff, faculty, parents, and others as necessary regarding the participation status of student athletes.

  • Perform required record keeping for designated students, including, injury, treatment, and progress notes.

  • Keep up-to-date on current developments in athletic training methods and technology.

  • Knowledge of Athletic Training and skills beyond minimal level of qualification.

  • Able to manage medical situations and instruct others to assist in calm manner.

  • Understand and utilize basic computer functions such as word processing, spreadsheets, internet search, and web-based patient medical records management.

  • Physical ability to bend, twists, reach, run, and lift at least 40 lbs.

  • Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree required in athletic training, Master's degree preferred.

  • Current credentials by Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.

  • Current CPR certification is required.

  • Athletic Trainer licensure (or eligible) by Commonwealth of MA Board of Registration in Allied Health.

  • Knowledge of Athletic Training and skills beyond minimal level of qualification.

  • Able to manage medical situations and instruct others to assist in calm manner.

  • Understand and utilize basic computer functions such as word processing, spreadsheets, internet search, and web-based patient medical records management.

  • Physical ability to bend, twists, reach, run, and lift at least 40 lbs.

  • Physical ability to perform athletic training functions described above.

  • About AIC

    American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via this online application:

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    AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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    Employment Type:Administrative Staff
    Degree Required: Bachelors
    Experience: See Job Description
    Level of Job: See Job Description
    Salary: Not Specified
    Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
    Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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