The assistant athletic trainer will provide support to the head athletic trainer through providing: leadership with staff and students, preventative injury techniques including; care, disposition, rehabilitation of athletic injuries; the organization and administration of the training room operations; educating athletes concerning their injuries of athletic and general well-being. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will teach in the Kinesiology department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following but not limited to:
- Perform sports medicine related duties
- Assist the head athletic trainer in the daily, seasonal, and yearly organization and administration of the training room
- Assist in the completion and review of all student-athlete medical forms/documents/agreements including but not limited to participation agreement; student medical history; sickle information and testing/waiver; concussion statement; drug testing consent; and freshmen/transfer heart/lung evaluations
- Monitor concussion baseline testing
- Monitor random drug testing
- Manage/Conduct CPR/First aid certification updates for coaches
- Responsible for the daily prevention, evaluation, care, and rehabilitation of injuries associated with in-season and out-of-season teams and athletes.
- Responsible for the daily prep and coverage of practices and competitions (home & away) for assigned teams
- Assist in the development and maintenance of student-athlete nutrition plans
- Assist in the submission of insurance and durable medical brace paperwork
- Assist with college work-study hiring forms and student staff scheduling
- Work with, advise and support team members and coaches on medical issues/injuries
- Demonstrate professionalism, leadership, sportsmanship, and appropriate conduct as set forth by the NATA and Maryland Licensure/Maryland Board of Physicians professional guidelines.
- Obtain, maintain and abide by evaluation and treatment protocol (ETP) form McDaniel's team physician
- Adhere to the policies of McDaniel College and the Department of Athletics.
- Adhere to all NCAA, Centennial Conference, ECAC rules and regulations.
- Accomplish other department duties as assigned.
- Responsible for other duties as assigned by the head athletic trainer and department
Information Security Role: Data User
- Follow the policies and procedures established by the appropriate Data Stewards.
- Comply with federal and state laws and regulations as well as College policies, procedures, and standards associated with the College computing resources and institutional data used.
- Use institutional data only as required for the conduct of College business within the scope of employment.
- Implement safeguards prescribed by appropriate Data Stewards for Limited Access and Restricted Data.
- Ensure the appropriateness, accuracy, and timeliness of institutional data used for the conduct of College business.
- Report any unauthorized access, data misuse, or data quality issues to the appropriate Data Steward for remediation.
- Accept and complete the confidentiality statement yearly if access includes Restricted data.
- Report any suspected data breach to the CIO and the IT Help Desk as soon as possible.
- Bachelor's degree required (Masters of Science preferred)
- Sports medicine experience at the intercollegiate level
- NATA Certification
- Obtain and maintain licensure through the Maryland Board of Physicians
- Experience in student-athlete nutrition planning and education
- Current CPR Teaching Certification
- Three years of Experience in student-athlete testing programs
- Ability and willingness to work independently and with other sports medicine professionals
- Time management/organization skills essential
- Experience in surgical/nonsurgical upper & lower extremity injuries rehabilitation
- Experience in the use of manual therapy in the care and rehab of athletic injuries
- Ability and interest in sports
- Willingness to work with college students
- Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
- Accomplish other duties as assigned by the head athletic trainer or department administration.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to a traditional intercollegiate athletic training/sports medicine environment as well a normal athletic field/gym/fitness aquatic center environment with some exposure to adverse conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be exposed to potentially infectious materials while offering services to student-athletes such as first aid, CPR, sports-related care, etc. Examples of these substances include blood, bodily fluids, etc.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
- Ability to bend, squat, kneel, minimally dead-lift 80 lbs
- Ability to work in noise, heat, cold, odors, dirt, outdoor temperatures, and emergency situations.
- Ability to repetitively grasp and manipulate objects of varying size and weight requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
- Ability to exert oneself physically over sustained periods of time to complete job activities.
- Ability to enter areas of sports complexes that may not be handicap accessible.
McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status or any other legally protected status. For more information on the College's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please visit https://www.mcdaniel.edu/about-us/diversity-equity-inclusion.