Posting Summary: The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Certified Intern Athletic Trainer to support the Sports Medicine program.
These 3 Certified Athletic Trainer positions are hourly wage positions intended for those candidates who have completed their undergraduate or entry-level Master's degree in a Sports Medicine program and are seeking experience in a clinical setting.
The Certified Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing assistance to the Associate AD for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral and rehabilitation of injuries/illnesses to student athletes. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: assisting in the daily health care of student-athletes; recording and maintaining appropriate medical records for treatment given; interfacing with various internal and external personnel for referral purposes and information exchange; providing support in the administrative management of the Sports Medicine unit, including assisting in the coverage of sports camps; and other miscellaneous job related duties as deemed necessary by the Associate AD for Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer.
This is an hourly wage position limited to 1500 working hours per year and does not include fulltime benefits. It is established on a 10-month basis, intended to work from mid-August-May each year.
Sport coverage will include: Baseball, Women's Rowing, Men's and Women's Squash, or Women's Tennis.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: None
Required License or Certification: Certified Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification. First Aid and CPR certifications. Eligible for licensure in Virginia as an athletic trainer. Must have a valid driver's license in good standing.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of NCAA, ACC and institutional rules and regulations. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community. Demonstrates genuine concern and interest for the welfare of student-athletes. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures. Ability to evaluate therapeutic requirements for student-athletes, and to fit and modify therapeutic and/or protective equipment. Ability to function professionally in highly stressful situations and to provide clear information on an impromptu basis to individuals or groups of people. Ability to maintain poise in emergency situations and effectively interact with people in a calm, positive manner. Ability and desire to perform accurate, detail-oriented work, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and sound judgments. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Organizational and computer skills. Ability to relate to both men's and women's athletic injuries and rehabilitation of injuries to student-athletes required.
Required Computer Applications: Some knowledge of computers and software: Microsoft Office.
Internal Number: 353_85180
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.