Athletic Trainer & Wellness Coordinator-Tentative

October 2, 2022

Job Description

Position Title:  Athletic Trainer & Wellness Coordinator
Division: All School
Supervisor:  Director of Athletics
Position Summary:  Primary medical provider for HS/MS student-athletes.  Secondary provider to Pre K-12 students and staff.    Consultation with school staff on general health topics, nutrition, fitness, etc.  Administer health-promotion workplace programs and activities.
  • BOC approved Certified Athletic Trainer
  • 5 years of work experience as an Athletic Trainer or 2 years as a teacher
  • General health and fitness knowledge and experience
·              Graduate degree
  • Guided by ethical principles and character
  • Basic technology skills and knowledge
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills-good “people” skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Self-motivated with attention to detail
  • Patient with a positive outlook
  • Passion for fitness and health-promotion
  • Experience with nutrition counseling and fitness program instruction
  • Advanced professional certification in Health & fitness
  • Experience with Pre-K-12 student population
  • Ambition for advancement for athletic training professional internationally
Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Primary Role: Athletic Trainer
·       Provide immediate care and first aid to injured HS/MS student-athletes
·       On-site management and rehabilitation
·       Communicate injury and student status to appropriate coaches, teachers, admin
·       Coverage of home sporting events
·       Occasional travel to away contests
·       Evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation to all students on referral basis only
  1. Secondary Role: Wellness Coordinator to Faculty/Staff
·       Orthopedic evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation to all staff
·       General health and nutrition counseling
·       Orientation of staff to the fitness center
·       Educate staff on basic principles education and program design
·       Coordination of group classes, instructors, and facility space
·       Create and administer creative health-promoting programs and activities
·       Collaborate with healthcare providers and vendors to implement cost-saving strategies
  1. Athletic Training Room
·       Maintain all equipment and inventory
·       Ordering supplies
·       Anticipate and design any significant facility alterations annually
  1. Policy
·       Update EAP & Concussion policy annually
·       Evaluate need for additional policies annually
  1. CPR, First Aid, and AED
    • Assist nurses in annual Faculty/Staff emergency training
    • Act as the site administrator for CPR, First Aid, and AED
    • Act as an instructor for CPR, First Aid, and AED courses
    • Collaborate with Health Office to maintain records regarding which staff are certified and/or require certification
    • Collaborate with Health Office to improve training and policies
  1. Miscellaneous responsibilities may include:
·       Medical chaperone to HS Tribes or MS Interim school trips
·       Act as resource for PE teachers and coaches
·       Instruct a HS Exploration course, such as Introduction to Sports Medicine)
·       Collaborate with Applied Human Anatomy & Physiology course
·       Liaison to staff on appropriate Shanghai-area news and events