Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC)
Full time position available for a Certified Athletic Trainer
Salem Community College, NJ
Salem Community College is an athletic program on the rise and this is an opportunity to grow with them. We are looking for an athletic trainer that wants to make a positive impact on a program and in exchange we will assist them with valuable experience in the junior college setting that will set them up for the next step in their career. This opportunity will give you experience in the field of facilities and compliance training to further benefit your training. Your support system is made up of a Team Physician, Physical Therapist and Regional Director of Sports Medicine will assist you in your duties to provide the best care to the seven teams of Salem Community College. If you are looking to break into the college setting and want to diversify you skills than this is the right position for you!
A Certified Athletic Trainer is involved in the Athletic Training Services program: coordinates medical coverage of contract school’s or professional team’s athletic events and practices, coordinates the access of healthcare for athletes at contract locations, and designs/implements specific therapeutic programs for rehabilitation of injured athletes.
We are looking for a dynamic athletic trainer that can further develop the Salem Community College Sports Medicine Program. Team Physician and Physical Therapists are in place to round out your Sports Medicine Team. This is a 12 month position with full benefits of Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K matching. Up to 18 days of PTO to recharge your batteries. Select Medical offers a FREE CEU library that included modules, workshops, seminars and conferences. Come join our team and see how you can develop your career!
Member of Department of Athletics Core Staff:
- Report to Director of Athletics
- Attend regular meetings of Core Staff, including Athletic Coordinator and Administrative Aide
- Participate in departmental meetings and functions
- Serve as staff member of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
- Other duties as assigned
Assist head coaches in development of functional exercise programs for preseason, in-season, post-season and summer for each team
- Conduct periodic educational sessions for coaches and student-athletes on topics related to strength, conditioning and nutrition
- Responsible for Mannington Mighty Oaks Athletic Training Center
- Create and maintain schedule for use of Center
- Develop procedures, policies and protocols for Center
- Provide training sessions for coaches and student-athletes on the proper use, technique and treatment of Center equipment
- Maintain and have repaired equipment in the Center (Quarterly Maintenance agreement in place with a vendor)
- Recommend purchase of new equipment and supplies
- Hire, train and supervise student Center monitors
- Coordinate regular cleaning and maintenance of Center
Assistant Compliance Coordinator:
- Assist Athletic Coordinator/Compliance Coordinator with collection and assembly of documentation needed to determine athletic eligibility
- Assist Athletic Coordinator/Compliance Coordinator in collection and assembly of documentation needed to prepare nominations of student-athletes for academic and service awards
NovaCare is part of Select Medical's Outpatient Division. We are a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with almost 1800 locations in 37 states, including the District of Columbia. Throughout the country we operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Physio, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, KORT, Saco Bay Physical Therapy, Concentra, SSM Physical Therapy and Keystone Physical Therapy. Our highly respected clinical team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient's specific goals. Our integrated local market network allows us to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payors and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner. We also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools.
- Responsible for patient care under supervision of a licensed physician.
- Involved in the Athletic Training Services program, participation in the coverage of school athletic events and practices.
- Designs and implements specific therapeutic programs for rehabilitation of the injured athlete
- Determines the need for and administers proper athletic training techniques prior to and during games/practices to decrease risk of injury. Athletic training techniques can include: taping, wrapping, bracing, proper hydration and minor wound care.
- Performs, with interpretation, selected measurement procedures such as isokinetic testing, range of motion, gross strength of muscle groups, length and girth of body parts, and vital signs.
- Determines the effectiveness of athletic training/rehabilitative techniques and records change as indicated by athlete response within limits of specified plan of care.
- Works closely with physical therapists and area physicians to treat athletes. Maintains proper lines of communication to ensure athlete is getting optimal care within the team.
- Prudently manages emergency incidents, coordinates EMS and acute care procedures including Basic Life support to reduce the impact on function of an injured athlete.
- Seeks outreach opportunities and participates in events to promote the company (races, club teams, etc).
- Able to assist in the development of marketing strategies which lie within the athletic trainer’s area of clinical expertise.
- BS Degree REQUIRED
- 0-1 year clinical experience
- National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) certification
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
- Applicable state license where required
• Ability to lift patients using biomedical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone.
• Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
• Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people, and understand written direction.
• Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
• Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the facility and in the community.
• Fine motor skills adequate for scheduling and preparing athletes, equipment, and supplies for treatment.
• Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws.