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Athletic Trainer II, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

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The Athletic Trainer II will perform the full range of clinical athletic training functions, which involve the planning, organization and delivery of daily athletic training services to student-athletes. The position is also involved in the development and organization of the sports medicine program and may provide training and direction to less experienced Athletic Trainers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Coordinate athletic training programs and assist in program development, including coordinating training room operations.Provide direction and training to less experienced Athletic Trainers.Prevent, recognize and assess athletic injuries. Implement preventive and rehabilitation programs to treat athletic injuries using the appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments.Develop and administer rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries, including assisting in scheduling and assigning students for therapy.Use a variety of therapeutic modalities including, but not limited to, heat, cold, light, sound, electricity and rehabilitation and exercise equipment, and apply bandages, tapes and braces to prevent and treat injuries.Consult Head Athletic Trainer, physicians, and other health professionals on injuries and treatment plans and coordinate with the coaching staff.Inform coaching staff and other health professionals on the status of injuries and treatment plans.Advise student-athletes on how to prevent injuries and maintain their physical condition. Regularly evaluate their physical condition.Educate and counsel student-athletes and staff regarding conditioning, athletic training and rehabilitation.Assist coaches in designing conditioning programs to prevent injuries.Attend practices and athletic events and provide medical emergency coverage to student-athletes. Travel with sports teams to away games as needed.May provide injury assessment and/or treatment for students involved with the cheer squad.Coordinate drug prevention programs and applicable drug testing requirements for student-athletes.Maintain equipment and cleanliness of the athletic training facility.Maintain appropriate medical records of injuries, treatment plans and progress.Assist in maintaining insurance records and monitoring and verifying insurance billings.Assist in developing and monitoring the budget.Provide support to the athletic training curriculum by providing clinical instruction to students enrolled in such classes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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