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Under direct supervision of the Treatment Center Manager, incumbent works as Athletic Program Specialist and will provide exercise programs and support to patients with hemophilia. Conduct strength, flexibility and joint assessments, provide patient education and assist the medical team as needed. The APS will provide coverage over a variety of athletic programming events supported by the HTTC as well as develop and execute educational and athletic community programs. APS is responsible for coordinating with outside Hemophilia community organizations for purposes of promoting overall well-being and safe low-impact adaptive program activities.
The APS will interface with UCSD intercollegiate and club athletic trainers to ensure a cohesive approach to adaptive low-impact exercise, joint management and bleed prevention for the hemophilia and other bleed disorder's patient population. The APS may act as athletic trainer for the HTTC and, in this capacity, s/he will assist in the prevention of bleeds, evaluation, triage, treatment and care of hemophilia patients. Making known recommendations and referrals for patients to the appropriate medical personnel at the HTTC. The APS may participate in selected research projects as approved by the HTTC. The APS will perform other duties as instructed by Treatment Center Manager in relation to athletic programming and development.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
NATA BOC certified Athletic Trainer in good standing with the National Athletic Trainer's Association.
Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two (2) year's experience as certified Athletic Trainer.
Knowledge of organizational and management principles as they apply to the development of athletic programs.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster a good working relationship with a wide variety of people, using tact, diplomacy, confidentiality and flexibility.
Demonstrated organizational and project coordination skills, including ability to work independently, determine appropriate priorities, and complete projects accurately, efficiently, and with a high level of attention to detail.
Experience conducting patient assessments in a clinical setting.
Demonstrated skill to be flexible and adapt to changes in priorities.
Theoretical knowledge of Biology, Microbiology, Social Sciences, or related field.
Knowledge of adaptive physical activity techniques for a variety of sports.
Ability to use physical agents and modalities in the care and treatment of patients.
Demonstrated skill in the application of standard first aid emergency procedures, including BART training.
Skill in the use of various athletic training aids (tape, wraps, modalities, exercise programs, massage, etc.) necessary for successful application of athletic training methods.
Bilingual in Spanish/English.
Skill in organizing and prioritizing work to meet all deadlines and schedules.
Excellent oral and written communication skills to ensure clear and effective direction and communication with other members of the comprehensive healthcare team.
Demonstrated verbal communication skills with the ability to, instruct and motivate athletic groups and/or individuals in the principles and techniques of overall wellbeing and bleed prevention/management.
Proven skill in organizing, analyzing, managing time, setting priorities and meeting deadlines for multiple tasks.