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QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited athletic training program in sports medicine or athletic training and certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). • Knowledge of human physiology and anatomy; able to evaluate injury and determine treatment. Maintain accurate and appropriate training records. • Knowledge of NATA and JCC regulations and the use and maintenance of athletic training equipment. • Administer first aid and CPR. • Supervise student athletic trainers. • General knowledge of sports, recreation, or athletic programs and student life in a college setting. • Responsible for budget, inventory, and required materials to supply and operate the training room. • Responsible for the taping, bracing, and padding of athletic-related injuries. • Responsible for delivering therapeutic modalities to athletic-related injuries. • Responsible for primary and secondary survey or evaluation of all athletic-related injuries. • Responsible for monitoring ABC’s, CPR, First Aid and other interventions while performing primary survey to all student-athletes. • Responsible for the necessary referral of musculoskeletal, neck and/or spine and various other injuries to the appropriate medical provider. • Responsible for contacting physicians or contact referrals to coordinate appointments for student-athletes. • Responsible for all medical documentation of student athletic-related injuries. • Maintain confidentiality of documentation. • Responsible for the “medical clearing” of all injured student-athletes. • Trainer is required to arrive before, be present, and remain after the game/event as appropriate; responsible for game and event preparation of student-athletes; responsible for game and event medical coverage of student-athletes as scheduled with the Athletic Director. • Responsible for the medical counseling of all athletic-related injuries and inquiries by student-athletes. • Responsible for distributing protocols of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation to athletic related injuries. • Responsible for distributing necessary insurance paperwork to student-athletes in regards to athletic-related injuries. • Responsible for completing all necessary requirements of athletic training involved in intercollegiate sports. • Responsible for maintaining state licensure and national certification by annually completing the necessary Continuing Educational Units (CEU). • Responsible for completing the necessary annual requirements of CPR, AED, and First Aid Certifications. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Advise and seek direction from the Head Athletic Trainer with regard to any and all duties; • Advise and direct the student athletic trainers with regard to any and all duties; • Provide athletic training services for the College’s athletic department as directed by the Head Athletic Trainer including attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as necessary; • Assist with the coordination and scheduling of student-athletes for physical examinations, and medical referrals, and determine a student-athlete’s ability to practice and/or compete; • Consult with full-time staff athletic trainers for guidance on the treatment of injured student-athletes, and report on their progress; • Report the status of injured student-athletes to coaching staffs and periodically meet to identify and discuss problem areas; • Assist with the compilation, input, organization, and maintenance of all medical records on College student-athletes, and share in the responsibility of maintaining and organizing the athletic training room file system; • Assist with the enforcement of codes of conduct and rules of use for the athletic training facilities and equipment; • Share in the responsibility of athletic training room maintenance and upkeep; • Work in conjunction with the strength and conditioning staff with regard to the strength, conditioning, and flexibility of student-athletes, nutritional issues, supplements / ergogenic aids, injury prevention, exercise technique, and rehabilitation of injured student-athletes; • Work in conjunction with the equipment room staff regarding the safety of the athletic equipment, testing new equipment, to aid in the purchase of shoes and protective equipment, and to facilitate proper methods of fitting athletic equipment; • Maintain a good working relationship with the athletics facilities manager, physical plant and grounds department regarding the safety of practice and competition surfaces and general field/court conditions; • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. TO APPLY: • Send cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Office of Human Resources, Jarvis Christian College, P.O. BOX 1470, Hawkins, and TX 75765. Please email materials to cstancil@jarvis.edu