Functional Title: Associate Athletic Trainer
Classification: Salary - exempt
Division: Athletics
Department: Athletic Training 
Reports To: Director of Sports Medicine 
Primary Function: Supervise the initial care, evaluation, prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for women's sports, primarily women's basketball and volleyball

Major Duties:

Game and Practice Coverage:

  • Practices:

    • Monday - Saturday (approximately 55-65 hours/week)
    • Practie Occasionally on Sunday
    • Practice times to be covered:

      • 6:00am, 10:00am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, and 5:00pm (depending on sport coverage)

  • Games:

    • Home games must be attended for the sport being covered

Clinical Instructor for Graduate students from Texas Tech:

  • Give support assignments
  • Teach and check off clinical competencies
  • Maintain supervision over clinical education

Travel:

  • Travel to designated events with teams and provide coverage. Prepare letters for ATC at other universities so our athletes get medical attention they need

Maintain Licensure and Certification:

  • Complete CEUs to suffice audits

Inventory:

  • Bid out for yearly supplies and maintain athletic training room supplies

Recruit athletic training students:

  • Maintain scholarship budgets and work study money
  • Interview potential students and graduate students
  • Assign ATS to sports

Medical Coverage:

  • Make sure coverage is in place for hosted events using our facilities:

    • The Rip Griffin, Hays Field and Softball

Organize physicals:

  • Schedule physical examinations for assigned sport and assist Head Athletic Trainer with team physicals
  • Maintain medical charts and confidentiality

Communicate daily with team physicians concerning assigned athletes:

  • Schedule appointments, surgeries, and follow-ups
  • Attend surgeries, writer and instruct rehabs
  • Overlooking general health of athletes and refer for treatment

Paperwork:

  • Insurance
  • Injury Reports
  • Treatment logs
  • Progress notes

Mentoring Lubbock Christian University ATS

  • Teaching in Athletic Training Room
  • Taping, Evaluation, Treatment
  • Maintain clean and sanitized training room
  • Scheduling in-service and teaching in-services

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed by the state of Texas
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • Speak clearly and informatively in positive or negative situations.
  • Ability to respond promptly and effectively.
  • Ability to demonstrate accurate and thorough decisions.
  • Ability to compile and prepare reports requiring attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize work activities.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to explain policies and procedures to staff.
  • Ability to follow instructions and respond positively to management direction.

Education and Experience:

  • Education: Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or related field required.
  • Experience: At least one year of experience working as a Certified Athletic Trainer and preferably at the college level.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:

  • Work 55-65 hour weeks including some Saturdays and Sundays
  • Lift objects that weigh 10-75 pounds on a regular basis
  • Drive car to practices and appointments
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time