Requisition # 2018-8922 Department Health Services Category Health Services Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time Application Deadline
The Athletic Trainer works collaboratively with other members of the Athletic Medicine department to perform the duties and responsibilities of an Athletic Trainer, providing injury care to participants in assigned activity during practice sessions and competitions, provide rehabilitation services and promote safety and injury prevention to student athletes. This position reports to the Head Athletic Trainer. This position is a 1 year term position with possibility of renewal.
University Health Services (UHS) at Princeton University is a fully accredited (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or “AAAHC”) health care facility. Located in the McCosh Health Center, the Caldwell Field House, and Dillon Gym, UHS provides comprehensive health services to more than 7,500 Princeton undergraduate and graduate students, and specialized services to Princeton University faculty, staff, and employees who experience work-related injuries and illnesses, or who require consultations regarding international and travel medicine.
UHS's mission is to enhance learning and student success by advancing the health and well-being of our diverse University community. This mission is pursued and supports the University's purpose by using current knowledge of health and human development to guide responsive, high quality clinical, prevention, and consultation services.
Provides on-site injury care to participants in assigned activity during practice sessions and competition.
Administers treatment procedures and rehabilitation programs for injury or disability to team members under his/her jurisdiction. Seeks out and relies on consultative support from the Head Athletic Trainer, and works under the Physician's Plan of Care. Also, treats or assists in treatment (as directed by the Head Athletic Trainer and under the Physician's Plan of Care) of all eligible patients.
Promote safety, injury prevention, and healthy living to those eligible patients they work with.
Athletic Training related research.
Other areas of responsibilities include:
Health Promotion & Education
Training & Professional Development
Master's Degree in Athletic Training or a related field.
Eligible for or currently possessing a New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Athletic Trainer license
NATABOC Certification and NATA Certification
Expertise in injury recognition, first aid, emergency medical skills treatment and rehabilitative techniques, and conditioning programs
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automate External Defibrillator (AED) certifications.
At least 2 years of experience preferred in an Athletic Training program at a higher education institution
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Standard Weekly Hours
Eligible for Overtime
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
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