Southwest seeks a full-time Athletic Trainer. Under general direction, provides for an effective and efficient program of first aid, emergency care, injury prevention, athletic training and preconditioning for athletes in intercollegiate sports activities Assignment Responsibilities: •Functions as liaison between physician, coaches, parents, student-athletes and administration. •Arranges for and assists with pre-season physical examinations for all sports. •Administers emergency care, treats acute, sub-acute and minor chronic disabilities, and/or refers injured student-athlete to physician. •Evaluates physical condition of injured athletes. •Advises, develops and implements programs for routine and corrective exercises. •Provides rehabilitation services for injured student-athletes. •Recognizes and manipulates conditions which require special taping, bracing or padding, either preventative or rehabilitative. •Designs, develops and supervises conditioning and reconditioning/rehab programs. •May assist in the selection and fitting of protective equipment. •Arranges transportation as needed for injured athletes. •Serves as host athletic trainer for visiting teams. •Attends home athletic events when scheduled. •Maintains and operates the athletic training room. •Maintains all student-athlete health records and maintains records for all the individual injuries and treatments of injured athletes. •Educates student athletes about generally accepted health and safety knowledge. •Performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of fitness equipment, programs and athletic training, fitness screening, wellness concepts, training concepts, spotting techniques, individual training concepts, and general knowledge of athletic rules, regulations and equipment, facilities, and maintenance requirements. Considerable knowledge of arranging travel, scheduling, records maintenance and report preparation. In addition, must work closely with coaches for NJCAA and NCAA medical hardship regulations. General knowledge of the rules governing exercise and athletic performance. EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience as an athletic trainer. EDUCATION: Bachelorâ™s degree from an accredited institution. Current Athletic Trainer (ATC) and CPR certificates are required by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC).
Internal Number: 33653
About Southwest Virginia Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.