Under the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Medicine, provide quality care to all student athletes including prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses. This position will also be required to collaborate with the Dean of Student Wellbeing and Wellness Center, and participate in and/or lead campus health, wellness, and recreation initiatives.
Principal Duties and Essential Functions:
Responsible for the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses for student athletes of sports as assigned.
Provide assistance to other staff members with the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses for all student athletes.
Prepare and maintain appropriate medical records and reports as required utilizing the present EMR system for such purposes following all NCAA and NATA guidelines; compliance with all federal and state laws including FERPA and HIPPA; and the maintenance of the highest level of confidence in regards to the various confidential information that the sports medicine staff is exposed to in regards to student-athletes and coaches.
Travel with athletic teams as assigned and provide athletic injury care coverage during practice and games. The ability to perform these tasks includes but is not limited to being physically able to get to an injured student athlete on the field of play in a timely fashion, being physically able to get in a position to assess the student athlete's injury in an acute situation (i.e. squatting, kneeling, bending, ability to lift 25-50 lbs., etc.), the ability to perform emergency protocols, provide appropriate hydration and monitor the safety of the environment in which the practice or game is taking place.
Serve as a clinical preceptor of undergraduate student athletic trainers and graduate student athletic trainers from local CAATE accredited educational programs.
Responsible for operational duties assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Medicine. This may include but is not limited to ordering and inventory of medical supplies, staff schedule, updating policy and procedure manual, and processing of athletic injury insurance claims. May be required to serve on Department or College committees. Responsible for strict adherence to NCAA, conference, and College rules and regulations.
Oversee medical clearance procedures for assigned teams. As part of medical clearance procedures, perform baseline concussion testing for each student athlete assigned.
Effectively communicate to student athletes, coaches, and administration the Department's medical clearance, medical coverage, and health insurance policies.
Perform other duties as assigned or required to meet Department and College goals and objectives. This may include serving as a member of the COVID Public Health Response Team or participating in Campus health, wellness, and recreation programming.
Understands responsibilities with respect to Title IX and Clery Act.
Demonstrates capacity, skill and willingness to engage student-athletes and contribute to student-athlete success.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:
Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee's unit.
Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
Promotes open communication across Le Moyne's community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.
Bachelor's Degree from accredited athletic training curriculum
1 year of full-time athletic training experience.
Must have and maintain NATA (National Athletic Trainers Association) certification.
Must have and maintain Professional Rescuer CPR/BLS certification.
Must meet requirements to obtain and maintain New York State licensure.
Willingness and ability to improve working knowledge of athletic injury care.
Ability to work long hours, weekends and holidays as game and practice schedules dictate.
About Le Moyne College
Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York, is one of 28 Catholic, Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, Le Moyne was the first to open as a co-educational institution. Since its founding in 1946, the College has modeled and strengthened the 476-year-old Jesuit tradition. Today, Le Moyne enrolls approximately 2,785 undergraduate and 534 graduate students from 33 states and 35 countries. Our MIssion:Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.For information about us, please visit http://www.lemoyne.edu.