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Serves as the Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) on site at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune for the All Marine Wrestling and provides athletic training expertise, guidance and services to participants and training staff as recognized by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Provides guidance and expertise on prevention, recognition, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries sustained during rigorous training to establish and maintain physical readiness of personnel for competition. Develops and provides strength and conditioning training for the All-Marine Corps Wrestling team.
Functions as a NATA Certified Athletic Trainer and performs services within the guidelines established by the National Athletic Trainers Association under the clinical supervision (direct/indirect) of a physician supervisor assigned by US Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune. Performs work under the oversight of the assigned physician who oversees and approves the care rendered in accordance with the established Memorandum of Agreement (MOA).
Provides the full range of direct treatment and rehabilitation services as prescribed by the appointed physician supervisor. Applies professional competence in the field of sports medicine and athletic training to: interpret treatment prescriptions; plan therapy treatments; evaluate the condition and progress of patients; research therapeutic techniques and devices, and evaluate and advise on limitations and effectiveness of wrestling training protocols.
Travels with All-Marine Wrestling team to competitions, training facilities and competitive areas to perform work as assigned by the HQMC Fitness, Aquatics and Sports office. May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours. May serve as the ATC for other All-Marine Sports teams on an as needed basis.
Provides evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic injuries to include concussion management and treatment, and treatment protocols within the scope of practice of a Certified Athletic Trainer and in accordance with the MOA with Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune. Provides appropriate follow-up evaluations and maintains documentation, records and reports of all treatment provided in accordance with the MOA.
Performs administrative duties to include maintaining statistical records of clinical workload, participating in education programs and conducting medical research. Documents all assessments, treatments and follow-up care rendered through written or computerized means on a daily basis in accordance with local directives.
Responds to emergencies as they occur within the training facilities and competitive arenas. Provides emergency care, evaluation and treatment of injuries, and aids in preliminary diagnoses to include recognition of severity of injuries, rendering initial treatment and performing initial examinations. Establishes guidelines and procedures for Emergency Action Plans (EAP) s and implements plans immediately.
Actively practices, participates in, and assists coaching staff in implementation of all safety and operational risk management (ORM) requirements as stated by the Naval Safety Center Office. Stays abreast of current safety and ORM practices to implement improvements.
In Cooperation With The Physician Supervisor, Utilizes The Following Public Health Model Of Managing Injury Risk To Assist In The Ongoing Effort Of Designing Effective Physical Readiness Programs
Determines existence and size of injury problems.
Identifies causes of the problem.
Determines what measures can be taken to prevent the problem.
Implements prevention strategies, training and programs.
Continues surveillance and monitors effectiveness of prevention efforts.