Hobart and William Smith Colleges Assistant Athletic Trainer in Geneva, New York
Hobart and William Smith Colleges is seeking 2 Full time Assistant Athletic Trainers.
The Assistant Athletic Trainer is a vital practitioner in sports health care for Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ intercollegiate student-athletes. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will execute the philosophy and objectives of sports medicine at Hobart and William Smith Colleges which sponsor 23 intercollegiate, multi-divisional sports (NCAA Division I & III) with approximately 600 student-athletes with the addition of 12 sports over the next six years. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will report to the Coordinator of Sports Medicine and will have responsibilities in these areas: medical care, injury prevention and rehabilitation of athletes; communication with athletes, physicians, coaches and parents regarding medical care; student worker supervision; supply management; electronic medical record keeping; ongoing professional development; emergency action plans; and other duties as assigned.
Care, Prevention and Rehabilitation –
Provide pre-practice and competition sports medical care for athletes of assigned teams.
Provide proper pre- and post- practice/competition treatment and rehabilitation.
Administer proper first aid procedures when needed.
Administer COVID-19 rapid antigen tests as required during COVID-19 pandemic.
Implement Emergency Action Procedures as necessary for practice and competition venues.
Have working knowledge of all rehabilitation equipment in the sports medicine clinics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Work collaboratively with the HWS head and assistant strength and conditioning coaches to coordinate safe and effective exercises for injured student-athletes.
Collaborate with contracted, on-campus physical therapist regarding athlete rehabilitation.
Communication with physicians, coaches, parents, HWS constituents –
Establish and maintain effective communication with staff members, parents and physicians.
Assist with team pre-season physical examinations.
Coordinate care by team physician and other specialized medical physicians for assigned sport athletes.
Coordinate ambulance service for athletic contests as needed.
Communicate and collaborate with the Hobart Dean’s Office and William Smith Dean’s Office regarding academic absences for student-athletes as appropriate.
Student Staff Leadership -
- Recruit, train and evaluate student aids.
Supply Management –
Assist with maintaining inventory of supplies.
Assist with oversight of all aspects of two athletic training clinics (e.g. equipment and supplies, maintenance, room procedures/protocol).
Electronic Medical Record Keeping –
Maintain confidential, accurate and current injury and treatment electronic records.
Complete all required NCAA sports medicine related forms.
Professional Development –
Maintain current certified athletic trainer classification through the National Athletic Trainers Association.
Obtain and maintain New York State Athletic Trainer Certification as a certified athletic trainers working in New York State.
Stay current with athletic training techniques for the prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Continually increase knowledge of athletic training medical care, prevention and rehabilitation through a working relationship with physicians and other sports medicine personnel.
Attend E.A.T.A., N.A.T.A. and other sports medicine conferences on an annual basis as approved.
Emergency Action Plans –
Assist with providing monthly educational sessions for all full time coaches.
Maintain a working knowledge of state and institutional safety plans; assist with implementation of athletic facility emergency action plans as necessary.
Other Department Responsibilities –
Work in compliance with the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Liberty League and other relevant governing bodies as they pertain to Sports Medicine.
Demonstrate support of the HWS Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and fully engage in the HWS athletics compliance education program.
Other duties as assigned.
This is a full-time, 10-month, benefits-eligible, administrative position. The position requires evening and weekend responsibilities. This position description is not all-inclusive as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned. The position requires evening and weekend responsibilities. The successful candidate must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
A master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field from an accredited institution is preferred. Certification by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) is required and current New York State Athletic Trainer Certification or eligibility for the New York license is required. Two years of experience as a certified athletic trainer in intercollegiate athletics are required. CPR/AED/First Aid certification required. A valid U.S. drivers’ license is required.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with college student-athletes, coaches and administrators within highly competitive NCAA multi-divisional intercollegiate athletics departments. Candidates must demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills with all constituents. A desire to work within the framework of all HWS departmental policies and requirements is a must.
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Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to providing a non-discriminatory and harassment-free educational, living and working environment for all members of the HWS community, including students, faculty, staff, volunteers, and visitors. HWS prohibits discrimination and harassment in their programs and activities on the basis of age, color, disability, domestic violence victim status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected under the law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, and other forms of sexual misconduct including stalking and intimate partner violence, and gender-based harassment that does not involve conduct of a sexual nature.