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Head Athletic Therapist

Okanagan Hockey Ontario

Apply by 7/31/2024

Posted 2 months ago



Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Job Type

Job Description

  • Supervise and manage athletic therapy department staff
  • Assist with development, administering and meeting of department budgets
  • Scheduling of all team physician appointments, skate sharpening and laundry
  • Liaise with team physician, parents, and OHG staff regarding athletes’ medical status and injury management plan
  • Maintain comprehensive medical records for all athletes and staff
  • Develop and/or revise and implement all emergency care procedures; and instruct all staff in roles and execution
  • Manage contracts with facility cleaners and service people
  • Hire/manage contracts with Athletic Therapy contractors

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Qualifications Required

  • Confident in a managerial role and ability to train and supervise staff
  • Ability to implement effective injury prevention and risk management programs
  • Ability to lead and guide adolescent athletes and create an environment that encourages athletes to reach their potential
  • Strong knowledge in injury assessment, basic life support, recognition and management of acute traumatic neurological dysfunction and first aid
  • Knowledgeable of techniques facilitating a safe return to participation
  • Knowledgeable in warm-ups, cooldowns, conditioning programs, prophylactic and supportive
    taping, and able to adapt easily to the environment and facilities
  • Able to keep up to date treatment records and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing to staff, athletes, parents, and other personnel

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