Pacific Ridge School seeks candidates for the position of Athletic Trainer. This appointment will be effective January 6, 2020. At Pacific Ridge School, our mission statement drives all of our work: In a community that fosters academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement, Pacific Ridge School prepares students for college and a purposeful life.
Position Summary In support of Pacific Ridge’s mission, the Athletic Trainer’s primary responsibility is to manage the health care of participating student athletes. This includes, but is not limited to, first aid/emergency care, on-site injury evaluation, appropriate modalities, and prevention and rehabilitation protocols. This position also works directly with parents to assist with student medical referrals and medical issues.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: • Be present at all upper school and middle school athletic contests on campus—including some weekends and non-school days • Evaluate and care for injured athletes; communicate and act as a liaison with parents, physicians, hospitals, and the School as indicated • Implement the following, in cooperation with team physician(s) and local health care providers: o Management and treatment of injured athletes o Rehabilitation procedures o Operation of therapeutic devices and equipment o Application of braces, guards, tape and other devices o Referrals to physicians, health services and hospitals o Documentation of athletic training services o Concussion management and treatment in compliance with CIF regulations and State Law • Supervise athletic training room operations, including requisition and storage of supplies and equipment, maintaining an inventory • Provide water at home facilities for all practices and games • Prepare athletes for all competition including games and practices; taping, stretching, injury management, prevention, and prehab • Develop and provide rehabilitation programs for injuries • Direct parent, coach, and administration communication regarding all athletic concerns • Counsel athletes and coaches on matters pertaining to promotion of healthful lifestyles • Maintain and manage athletic records, treatment logs, rehabilitation plans, and private medical documents • Serve as a liaison to the community on athletic health care matters • Maintain accurate records of injuries and treatments and communicate with coaches on the status of the student-athletes • Develop and maintain a budget for the athletic training program • Coordinate the clearance of all athletes prior to their season start dates—will require additional hours during summer break • Coordinate the administration of athletic physicals for student-athletes on campus • Create and maintain emergency action plans for all on and off campus athletic facilities • Perform other duties, as assigned
Qualifications & Physical Demands • Bachelor’s degree required • Minimum of three (3) years athletic training experience, working with the adolescent (middle and high school) to college-aged athletes preferred • Excellent oral and written communication • Demonstrated competency in computer technology and software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook • National Athletic Trainer's Association Board of Certification (BOC) certified preferred • Current CPR/First Aid/AED certification
This position is considered temporary with the ability to become a regular, full-time opportunity. The incumbent will be required to work outside of normal school hours to include weekends, holidays and school breaks.
If you are interested in applying for Athletic Trainer opening, please send your resume to HR@pacificridge.org.
About Pacific Ridge School
Pacific Ridge School is a college preparatory co-educational independent school, offering a rich and challenging program to 560 students in grades 7-12. Pacific Ridge School opened in 2007; finished its permanent high school building in 2010, and its athletic center in 2012. We opened a permanent middle school/administration building and STEAM facility in 2015. Please visit our website at https://www.pacificridge.org/ for more information on our mission and programs.