Full-Time Athletic Trainer
Qualifications: NATABOC certified, Registered Athletic trainer with New York State, Healthcare provider AED, CPR, and first aid certification
Provide “ Athletic training services” to student athletes. This includes assessment, management, treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning of student- athletes in accordance with the NYS athletic training practice act.
The athletic trainer will report to the Athletic Director.
Act as liaison between family physicians, medical specialists, athletes, parents, athletic director, school nurse, and academic deans.
Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, medical professionals, coaches, athletic director, and school nurse.
Maintain accurate records of injuries and treatments, occurrence reports, interval health forms, using the medical software Careflow.
Assist the nurse’s office in communicating student athlete medical alerts and emergency contact information to coaches.
Administer concussion baseline testing for student athletes
Work with coaches in establishing and evolving injury prevention, pre-season, in season, and out of season strength and conditioning
Adhere to and develop when necessary established Emergency Action Plan, concussion management protocol, return to play guidelines, distribution of OTC medications, and environmental hazard guidelines.
Provide game coverage for all home athletic events. Work with local ATC’s to arrange game coverage when there is more than one home game in more than one location.
Manage and maintain medical supplies, medical kits, AED’s, ice coolers, and water coolers.
Set-up and breakdown of water and medical supplies for home games.
Supervise the fitness center before after school sports. Maintain equipment and arrange maintenance when needed.
Help maintain faculty, coaches, summer camp employees appropriate AED, CPR, and First Aid certifications, and “Heads up” certifications.
Potentially teach PE classes, AED, CPR, and First Aid class, Sports medicine class.
Potential coverage for pre-season soccer trip and spring break baseball trip.
Maintain established relationship with Long Island University as preceptor and mentor for student athletic trainers.
Post graduation experience working with 5th grade through 12th grade.
Advanced degree preferred.
AED, CPR, and First Aid instructor preferred
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist preferred
Teaching/ coaching experience preferred
Packer is deeply committed to diversity and an inclusive curriculum and community. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, and beliefs.
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