Reporting to and receiving general supervision from the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer I will perform the full range of clinical athletic training functions, which involve the planning, organization and delivery of daily athletic training services to student-athletes. The position is also involved in the development and organization of the sports medicine program.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Prevent, recognize and assess athletic injuries. Implement preventive and rehabilitation programs to treat athletic injuries using the appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments.
Use a variety of therapeutic modalities including, but not limited to, heat, cold, light, sound, electricity and rehabilitation and exercise equipment, and apply bandages, tapes and braces to prevent and treat injuries.
Consult with senior Athletic Trainers, physicians, and other health professionals on injuries and treatment plans and coordinate with the coaching staff.
Inform coaching staff and other health professionals on the status of injuries and treatment plans.
Advise student-athletes on how to prevent injuries and maintain their physical condition. Regularly evaluate their physical condition.
Educate and counsel student-athletes and staff regarding conditioning, athletic training and rehabilitation.
Assist coaches in designing conditioning programs to prevent injuries.
Attend practices and athletic events and provide medical emergency coverage to student-athletes. Travel with sports teams to away games as needed.
May provide injury assessment and/or treatment for students involved with the cheer squad.
Maintain equipment and cleanliness of the athletic training facility.
Maintain appropriate medical records of injuries, treatment plans and progress.
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It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Internal Number: 25164
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