BHS Athletic Trainer/TOCC Director of Athletic Training Services

Baboquivari Unified School District #40 - Sells, AZ

Full-timeEstimated: $67,000 - $85,000 a year
EducationSkills
SUMMARY:
Serve as the athletic trainer for interscholastic programs.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training, or related field
National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Certification
Athletic Trainers must hold an Arizona State Board of Athletic Training License.
Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card.
Basic Life Support (BLS/HCP) certification.
Two years of clinical experience.
Any equivalent combination of experience, training, or education.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE

Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.

Bloodborne pathogen training as mandated by OSHA.

Valid AZ Driver’s License required within ten days of hire.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

BHS Athletic Trainer / TOCC Director of Athletic Training Services:

Maintain appropriate general treatment orders to be reviewed annually and approved by the team physician.
Provide athletic training services for all regular-season home interscholastic and intercollegiate athletic contests and away varsity football games, playoff and state games per athletic director.
Provide athletic training services to all interscholastic and intercollegiate athletic practices which occur on regular school days during normal athletic health center hours.
Coordinate practice and event coverage with priority to the sports that present the highest risk of injury.
Act as liaison and information and care coordinator between family physicians, physician specialists, the school, school nurse, school counselors, administrators, teachers, coaches, athletes, and their parents.
Maintain accurate records of injuries, treatments and provide insurance claim forms as needed.
Develop and maintain a budget for the athletic training program.
Maintain an inventory and order supplies needed for execution of duties.
Provide the coaches with a list of injured student-athletes and their restrictions from activity as needed.
Work in conjunction with the strength and conditioning staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness and conditioning programs customized to meet individual student-athlete needs.
Assist the athletic director as requested, in the administration of the athletic program as it relates to student-athlete health and safety.
Supervise interns, athletic training technicians, volunteers, and high school student aides.
Develop, implement, and train athletic department staff and other school personnel on the execution of emergency action plans, being sport and venue specific.
Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would enhance the benefit of the sports medical program. Using the continuous quality improvement model in the administration of the athletic training program.
Provide training to all sports medical staff and volunteers in areas of emergency action plan execution, injury prevention, standard operating procedures, documentation, and other topics as needed.
Administer and administrate body composition testing and alpha weight certification for the wrestling team, and provide nutritional counseling within the scope of an athletic trainer.
Administrate and liaison with physicians regarding baseline and post-injury neuropsychological testing for concussion management, and monitor progressive return to play protocols with concussed athletes, return concussed athletes to play as directed by physician or protocol.
Develop and implement programs to prevent athletic injuries and illnesses as needed and appropriate.
Provide athletic training services to visiting athletes and communicate to visiting school’s athletic trainer, as needed.
Ensure coaches are provided with athlete emergency information and a first aid kit for away games and type II practices.
Create a safe playing environment by monitoring and controlling environmental risks.
Share professional literature relative to athletic training with the school’s coaching staff, as appropriate.
Serve as an advisor to coaches, administrators, and interscholastic participants on matters relating to the management of sports-related injuries.
Assist and advise the coaching staff regarding injury prevention, conditioning programs and the selection, care and fitting of protective equipment.
Review and evaluate available health records of all interscholastic and intercollegiate participants.
Advise teachers of any problems that may require accommodations in their classes. Work with counseling to institute temporary 504 plans for students with concussions.
Produce appropriate season/year-end reports on injuries and treatments to appropriate individuals. Responsible for reporting all injuries to the athletic office and keeping an annual record of injuries.
Conduct periodic safety audits of facilities and equipment.
Maintain comprehensive files on each athlete, including physical examination AIA forms. Maintain accurate injury/treatment records through the use of available District forms.
Counsel and advise coaches and athletes regarding proper maintenance of daily health habits (i.e.: diet, nutrition, rest, substance abuse, etc.) Promote interest in a student athletic training education program.
Carry out appropriate instructions and treatment as directed by the athlete's physician. Develop and supervise appropriate rehabilitation programs for athletes under the direction of the physician.
Responsible for providing athletic training at all home tournaments that involve additional schools and time.
Responsible for the fitting of all protective equipment. Responsible for reporting any unsafe practices, conditions or facilities to the appropriate school administrator. Responsible for attending all school/district staff meetings and in-services.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Skills in the area of health. Strong, positive interpersonal skills.

MENTAL TASKS:
Communicates – verbally and in writing. Performs functions from oral and written instructions and from observing and listening to others. Evaluates written materials. Problem solves with detail. Long term planning skills. Analyze and evaluate student progress. Develop, implement and evaluate plans. Promotes learning and ensures safety.

PHYSICAL TASKS:
Work involves the performance of duties where physical exertion is not normally required to perform all aspects of the job. Work involves sitting for periods of time, requires moving from one location to another, reaching, stooping, bending, holding and grasping objects or people. Work may involve occasional lifting and carrying weight up to 40 pounds or assisting in moving or lifting students. Visual weakness must not prohibit the performance of assigned duties.

Verbal communicative ability may be required for public contact. The employee may be required to climb various equipment, balance and stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EQUIPMENT, AIDS, TOOLS, MATERIALS:
Utilize office equipment such as computers, telephones, fax machines, printers, and copiers. Use of simple medical equipment.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
The employee will have the opportunities to attend workshops, conferences, and utilize other professional development opportunities to improve his/her skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and outdoors. Office and classroom environment. Contact with students, employees, parents, and public.

FUNDING SOURCE

Maintenance & Operation Budget

CONTROL, SUPERVISION

Monitor control of students, volunteers and/or assistants.

AT-091301/DN-071006; 100112 Revised: 030614/081319