Athletic Trainer

Iowa Lakes Community College
Published
September 7, 2021
Location
19 S 7th St, Estherville, IA
Category
Job Type
Phone
712-362-0409

Description

General Job Summary: This is a full-time position servicing all campuses. Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with the duties and responsibilities of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletic Training and its facilities on all campuses. Assist with sports medicine healthcare of all student athletes. Maintain the necessary policies and procedures and schedules to provide sports medicine services to all intercollegiate athletic programs. Evening and weekend hours are frequent. Some travel is required.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Constant (67-100%)

  1. Assists the Head Athletic Trainer with athletic training operations on all campuses, to include organizing, managing, and maintaining necessary policies and procedures and schedules to provide sports medicine services to all intercollegiate athletic programs.
  2. Assists with the maintenance of all training room equipment and apparatus; perform customary safety inspections.
  3. Confer with athletic training staff, team doctors, and related providers to ensure proper evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injured student athletes.
  4. Attend scheduled team practices and competitions, to include home and away events for designated athletic events, as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.
  5. Maintain records on student athletes and ensures the accuracy and confidentiality of files necessary in the Athletic Training Rooms.
  6. Follow the NATA Code of Ethics; remains current on all state/national requirements for Licensure. Maintain BOC Certification.

Frequent (34-66%)

  1. Follow necessary procedures to ensure proper payment of covered insurance claims.
  2. Assist with the coordination and implementation of pre-participation physicals and associated information required for participation for all student athletes.
  3. Administer Concussion testing.
  4. Assist with the coordination of return to learn and return to play policies for student athletes.
  5. Audit and verify compliance of all student athletes with athletic training department policies regarding participation.
  6. Initiate medical referrals related to injuries associated with intercollegiate athletic participation.

Occasional (10-33%)

  1. Work with staff and supervisors in developing and implementing short and long-range plans, conceptual designs, and capital outlay (budget) requirements and documentation for athletic training area(s).
  2. Assist with the inventory of all supplies and equipment to ensure efficient and economical methods of operations.
  3. Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with the administration of the drug testing policy and program for student athletes.
  4. Knowledge of and adherence to NJCAA rules and regulations as they apply to student athletes in this area including medical hardship.
  5. Assist with the coordination of CPR/First Aid certification and EAP education for coaching staff.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Special Demands: Employee is frequently (34-66%) required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel and crouch; talk or hear. Occasionally required to lift and move up to up to 50 pounds (10-33%). Talking, hearing, and viewing various types of close visual work constantly (67-100%). Required to travel utilizing personal vehicle. Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (34-66%) exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to very loud.

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check. Must be legally eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred. BOC certified and eligible for State of Iowa Athletic Training Licensure.

Salary:   $44,450 for 260-day contract

Fringe Benefits:  Paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays. Employee health, dental, and vision insurance. Partially funded family insurance available. Employee life and disability insurance. Employee retirement plan.

Position open until filled; review of applications will begin immediately. View complete job description and application process at www.iowalakes.edu/employment. Contact Lynn Miller at lmmiller@iowalakes.edu or 712-362-0409. Iowa Lakes Community College, Human Resources Office, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334. EEO/AA Employer

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