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The Athletic Trainer attends to injuries, provides sports medicine expertise, and coordinates medical response for youth injured while participating in Boys Town athletics.
Provides sports medicine expertise and coordinates medical response to injuries of youth participating in Boys Town athletics for school youth sports programs.
- Provides sports medicine services for Boys Town youth athletic programs and maintains accurate records of services provided.
- Makes available, sets, and operates equipment needed to implement and facilitate assigned sports medicine programs.
- Assists with athletic practices and events assigned.
- Develops and implements programs with skill building activities designed to increase self-esteem and confidence of youth. Incorporates social skills instruction into daily activities.
- Demonstrates a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to sports medicine; demonstrates concern and respect for individual students.
- Communicates with other professionals regarding individual youth needs and progress.
- Maintains a high level of professional competence through participation in in-service education, self-selected professional growth experiences, and curriculum development.
- Supervises recreation staff and student workers at athletic tournaments and meets.
Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan's Boys' Home mission.
- Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
- Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
- Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
- Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
- Supports other members of the management team and their work
Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization Required Education, Training, Experience, Or Skills
- Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or equivalent.
- Previous experience in athletic training is preferred.
- Available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
- Board Certified Athletic Trainer and current certification in First Aid, CPR, and AED.
- Ability to analyze injuries and convert data into meaningful medical chart reports.
- Ability to make medical assessments based on quick injury evaluation.
- Effective interpersonal skills to communicate both in person and in writing.