The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing optimal health care to their assigned athletic teams at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Assist the Director of Athletic Health Care in providing optimal health care to MSU student-athletes as well as other visiting teams. The responsibilities include performing assessments, providing initial care for athletic injuries, and coordinating rehabilitation with team physicians. The Assistant Athletic Trainer is essential in communicating injury information to physicians, sports medicine staff, coaches and strength & conditioning staff. The Assistant Athletic Trainer handles treatment scheduling, oversees medical records, and maintains/updates rehabilitation progress reports. In addition, the athletic trainer prepares student athletes for practices and games by applying taping, special padding and bracing techniques. This position supervises masters level athletic training students. The incumbent will be required to travel with MSU athletics teams in order to provide the athletic health care deemed necessary with this position. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletic Health Care.
Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training (Conferred on an official transcript at the time of application.)
Board of Certification Credential (BOC) as an Athletic Trainer
Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Registered or eligible for registration
CPR/First Aid/AED certification as a Professional Rescuer
Collegiate Experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer and Northern Sun Conference/NCAA Basketball Experience.
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Demonstrated competence in the delivery of health care to assigned teams/student athletes through injury prevention, injury assessment and diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education.
Demonstrated competence in emergency care, medical referral, counseling, sports nutrition, performance enhancing drugs and supplements, recognition of sports related injury/illness, strength and conditioning, as well as other various medical conditions.
Superior interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with a variety of individuals, including but not limited to: student athletes, peers, coaches, parents, and physicians.
Demonstrated ability to make and implement decisions independently.
Demonstrated ability to work and cooperatively and collaboratively with health care staff members.
Demonstrated ability to provide clear and accurate direction to peers and students
5 to 8 years collegiate experience.
Impact Trained Athletic Trainer (ITAT)
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/jobopp.html. A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Contact information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
For general questions, please contact Genise Boettcher at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu.
The salary range denoted above is the contractual range; however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
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