Athletic Trainer Fellow (5172U) 24183
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The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking 3 Athletic Trainer Fellows who will work within the department's Sports Medicine unit.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 1, 2021
The Athletic Trainer Fellow will work with our Division I athletic teams and other sports/duties as assigned. Specifically, they will assist with direct provision of injury evaluation, athletic training, and rehabilitation services for intercollegiate student-athletes. The fellows will work in collaboration with Sports Medicine staff, the Head Athletic Trainer, and Team Physicians.
Daily operations for the athletic training room as listed above, including the following:
- Sport team responsibilities/assignments as specified by the Head Athletic Trainer.
- Communication with coaches, student athletes of assigned teams, and staff athletic trainers.
- Access for patient athlete appointments with the medical staff, and coordination with physicians/medical personnel on care of student-athletes.
- Injury reporting, documentation, and maintenance of medical charts.
- Inventory, ordering, and restocking of clinical and clerical supplies.
- Ensuring safety of patients and staff by enforcing safety procedures.
- Appropriate training and adherence to regulatory requirements (e.g. blood-borne pathogen training and prevention, annual TB testing, and other health screening requirements).
- Maintenance and upkeep of the athletic training room and other sites as designated.
- Other duties as specified by the Head Athletic Trainer.
- In good standing with NATA and currently certified through BOC
- Bachelor's degree; experience in a competitive athletic environment and/or equivalent years experience/training.
- Sensitivity to student-athlete issues.
- Proven ability to meet multiple demands in a high-volume, fast-paced clinical environment.
- Proven ability to work independently, prioritize, and complete tasks in a timely manner.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills required for working with a diverse group of patients, clinical staff, managers, and visitors.
- Strong written communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion handling sensitive matters involving patients.
- Computer literacy, including working knowledge of word processing programs.
- Ability to work with and in a diverse environment.
- Comfort working in a complex, dynamic, and fast-paced environment.
- Master's degree in related field.
- Additional related education and training.
- Additional experience as a certified athletic trainer in competitive athletics at the professional and/or Olympic level.
- Experience with advanced manual therapy skills applicable to orthopedics and sports medicine.
- Knowledge of electronic medical records
Salary & Benefits
This is a full-time, 1-year contract position. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
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