REPORTS TO: Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine
SALARY GRADE/RANGE: 10/ $36,753-$38,915
FLSA DESIGNATION: Salaried; Non-exempt
SUMMARY OF THE POSITION: Reporting to the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and NCAA required team physician, the Assistant Athletic Trainer is to provide health care for the university’s intercollegiate sports teams.
OPPORTUNITIES OF THE POSITION: A.Athletic Training Services a.Provide Medical Services including: i.Evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning of athletic injuries 1.Includes injury education for student athletes and parents ii.Appropriate referrals based on State and federal guidelines 1.Includes referrals for injury, illness and mental health related issues iii.Create injury prevention programs 1.Minimize risk of injury through awareness, education and prevention strategies. b.Responsible for direct communication with student athletes, coaches, athletic administrators, and other health care providers i.Includes after hours consultations for injury/illness management via phone/text c.Provide event and practice coverage as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine including travel and work on evenings, weekends and holidays i.Sport Assignments designated by Asst. AD for Sports Medicine ii.Implements policies and procedures related to emergency action plans, environmental factor, concussion management and catastrophic injuries. d.Assist in supervision of athletic training room operation i.Compliance with OSHA standards and NCAA medical policies relative to the athletic training room ii.Supervision of athletic training students as assigned to the Whitworth Sports Medicine Clinic B.Administration a.Organizes and maintains all medical records in accordance with federal and state regulations b.Coordination of referrals to necessary outside medical providers c.Filing necessary insurance claims
REQUIERMENTS OF THE POSITION: •A personal commitment to the Christian faith •Experience and ability to effectively establish relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, physical limitations, sexual orientation, gender identity, class or religious perspectives •Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff, faculty, parents and students •A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church
PREFERRED JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: •Clinical athletic training experience at the collegiate level highly valued •Preceptor experience within an accredited athletic training program desired •Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision •Ability to work with confidential information •Demonstrated supervisory ability •Additional manual therapy certifications desired •Experience with Office 365 and •The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with faculty, staff, and students •Ability to handle stressful situations in a professional manner •Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives.
ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE POSITION: none
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: •Master’s degree in a related field •Certified as an athletic trainer by the Board of Certification (BOC) •Maintain continuing education requirements as per BOC requirements •Washington State Athletic Training Licensure or eligible prior to start •Maintain current Emergency cardiac care certification •Ability to perform physical requirements of the job with or without accommodation, lifting up to 50 pounds and standing long periods •Ability to work in any weather environment with or without accommodations •Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and travel as required
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A background check and sexual misconduct check will be required of the successful candidate. A curriculum vitae, cover letter, faith statement, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) professional references will also be required.
Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our Christ-centered commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.
About Whitworth University
Since 1890, Whitworth has held fast to its founding mission to provide "an education of mind and heart" through rigorous intellectual inquiry guided by dedicated Christian scholars. Recognized as one of the top regional colleges and universities in the West, Whitworth University has an enrollment of more than 3,000 students and offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In recent years, Whitworth has enjoyed record levels of student enrollment and retention, the strongest financial position in the university's history, and increased external visibility.
Whitworth University's 200-acre campus of red-brick buildings and tall pines offers a beautiful, inviting and secure learning environment. More than $140 million in campus improvements have been made in recent years.
In all of its endeavors, Whitworth seeks to advance its founder's mission of equipping students to "honor God, follow Christ and serve humanity."
Our Mission Statement
Whitworth University is a private, residential, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian church. The university's mission is to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and... the heart, equipping its graduates to honor God, follow Christ, and serve humanity. This mission is carried out by a community of Christian scholars committed to excellent teaching and to the integration of faith and learning.