No Longer Accepting Applications
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Fitness & Health
Recreation and Leisure
The Assistant Athletic Trainers are responsible for assisting the Associate AD for Sports Medicine in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, referral, and rehabilitation of injuries/illnesses to student athletes. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: assisting in the daily health care of student-athletes; recording and maintaining appropriate medical records for treatment given; helping to establish and implement staff and sports medicine student's in-service programs; interfacing with various internal and external personnel for referral purposes and information exchange; providing guidance to graduate students, undergraduate interns and practicum students in the Sports Medicine unit; assisting in various teaching responsibilities and in clinical education; providing support in the administrative management of the Sports Medicine unit; transporting student-athletes to medical appointments; and other miscellaneous job-related duties as deemed necessary by the Associate AD for Sports Medicine.
Anticipated hiring range: $50,000 - $52,500, dependent upon qualifications. The selected candidate will pass a background check. This is a full-time position with UVa benefits. Employees benefits package highlights include:
- 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off
- Parental and Community Service Leave
- Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
- Retirement benefits
- Tuition and professional development benefits
- Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.
- Knowledge of NCAA, ACC and institutional rules and regulations.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community.
- Demonstrates genuine concern and interest for the welfare of student-athletes.
- Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
- Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures.
- Ability to evaluate therapeutic requirements for student-athletes, and to fit and modify therapeutic and/or protective equipment.
- Ability to function professionally in highly stressful situations and to provide clear information on an impromptu basis to individuals or groups of people.
- Ability to maintain poise in emergency situations and effectively interact with people in a calm, positive manner.
- Ability and desire to perform accurate, detail-oriented work, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor.
- Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and sound judgments.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Organizational and computer skills.
- Ability to relate to both men's and women's athletic injuries and rehabilitation of injuries to student-athletes required.