Performs injury evaluations of varsity student-athletes.
Provides appropriate medical treatment to injured or ill student-athletes.
Responsible for rehabilitation on athletic related injuries.
Provides first aid and emergency care when necessary.
Refers Student-Athletes to appropriate medical facilities including scheduling student-athletes for medical appointments.
Attends home and away games for selected intercollegiate teams, as well as practices for assigned teams.
Works evening and weekend hours as assigned.
Needs to be flexible with schedule changes while following the given clinic and sports coverage schedule
Communicates with team physicians regarding treatment and follow-up care of student-athletes.
Documents injury reports, progress notes, and team physician doctor’s clinics in Fordham Sports Medicine injury tracking software.
Files and coordinates medical insurance claims for assigned student-athletes.
Coordinates preseason physicals with coaches, student-athletes and team physicians.
Communicates on a daily basis with coaches regarding the status of their student-athletes.
Coordinates preventative injury programs while working with the strength and conditioning specialist.
Assists with University drug testing program and coordinates in conjunction with the NCAA and the Center for Drug Free Sport.
Notifies and educates student-athletes regarding NCAA banned drugs and supplements.
Assists with the recruiting, supervision and scheduling of student athletic trainers.
Administrative duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.
Works with summer camps/clinics as assigned.
Maintains all certifications (NATA, CPR, First Aid) and licenses (New York State).
Collects and files all student-athlete’s medical forms.
Complies with all NCAA, Atlantic 10, Patriot League, and University rules and regulations.
Demonstrates understanding of customer service to the student-athletes and coaches.
Follows and enforces all Athletic Training Room rules.
Maintains the cleanliness and organization of the Athletic Training Room.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
1-3 years’ experience working for an intercollegiate athletic program preferred.
First Aid and CPR certifications, and NATA certification and New York State license required.
Experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer at the collegiate level with men’s and women’s sports preferred.
Must be extremely well organized and highly motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to function in stressful situations.
Internal Number: A05560
About Fordham University
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.