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Certified Athletic Trainer

At Elite Sports Medicine + Orthopedics, we know Athletic Trainers are the connection between the sports program and medical community, especially in the setting of Division I collegiate baseball. Administration of first aid and development of treatment plans are at the core of this role, though it involves so much more! Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of the athletes you lead? Can you make good decisions and feel confident in those decisions? Do you take an empathetic approach and think on your feet? If so, apply today for our Certified Athletic Trainer position!

Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) participation and match and continuing education reimbursement.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Must treat athletes under the direction of a physician and only treat within their scope of expertise
  • coverage of daily baseball practices, to include set-up, treatments and preventative care
  • Actively contact physicians for direction of care when needed
  • Travel during the in-season with assigned sport/team, holidays and weekends not excluded
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation of injuries
  • Provide athletic training services for all athletic contests for assigned sport/team
  • Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with Belmont University Athletics Institutional Drug testing of the student athletes
  • Assist the Athletic Director, Assistant Athletic Director and Head Athletic Trainer as needed
  • Assist with pre-participation sports physicals
  • Provide coaches and athletic director with a list of athletes medically eligible to compete under NCAA rules and regulations
  • Maintain student-athlete confidentiality; comply with HIPAA and compliance guidelines established by the practice and Belmont University
  • Adhere to Elite Sports Medicine policy manual
  • Maintain Athletic Training licensure in the state of Tennessee and at the national level through NATA BOC
  • Attend CPR, OSHA and other related training programs
  • Attend all regular staff and team meetings
  • Perform other tasks and projects as assigned by Head Athletic Trainer

EDUCATIONAL AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s Degree in Athletic Training through an accredited university
  • Certification as an Athletic Trainer through NATA BOC
  • Licensure as an Athletic Trainer through the State of Tennessee

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two to four years of experience as an Athletic Trainer in a collegiate setting is preferred; experience as an ATC at a Division I collegiate program is highly preferred
  • CPR certification required
  • Ability to manage multiple patients and administer appropriate modalities
  • Knowledge in exercise physiology, biomechanics and exercise prescription
  • Working knowledge of taping and other preventive techniques
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations regarding athletics
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to maintain a flexible schedule
  • Adherence to all policies, procedures and regulations of the NCAA and affiliated conferences

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