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This is an entry level, full-time, non-renewable position, September 2021 through June 2022.
Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions on the field and in the classroom. Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA, IRA, and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities. This position reports to the Associate Athletic Director for Health and Wellness.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist medical teams with administering comprehensive athletic training services to assigned Intercollegiate Athletics sports teams at the University of Washington. Provide prevention, evaluation, and treatment of athletic injuries and illnesses, counseling and education to student-athletes as needed.
Assist with the coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home and away practice and competition, training, and strength and conditioning sessions. Coordinate and schedule pre-participation exams and medical referrals to determine student-athlete readiness to participate.
Work collaboratively with the team physicians and other allied health care professionals. Work with the strength and conditioning staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of individualized programming. Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would benefit and improve the athletic training program.
Ensure accurate and thorough record keeping and documentation. Assist with other athletic training and administrative duties as assigned. Adhere to and carry out established policies and procedures.
Participate in a didactic educational course taught by UW Medical Team in conjunction with doctoral fellow. Participate in monthly grand rounds and journal club with the UW Medical Team. This position will also involve educational rotations with team physicians and medical specialists including physiatry, casting, nutrition, psychology, wellness services and others as assigned by educational director.
Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pac-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in athletic training or other sports medicine area of study. Must have NATABOC certification with current CPR and First Aid/AED certifications and must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Washington.
Successful candidates must have entry level proficiency in manual therapy, functional movement assessments, sport specific rehabilitation and injury prevention programs; have a demonstrated ability to relate to both men's and women's athletic injuries and health related issues; have a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with other intercollegiate athletic staff, coaches, and the local medical community, and must have excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work independently.
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Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.