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Fordham University
  • Position Number: 3841795
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Fordham University

About Fordham
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off. Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Department: Athletic Training

Campus/Location: Rose Hill (RH) - Bronx

Position Summary
Performs injury evaluations, appropriate medical treatment, and rehabilitation care for student-athletes for the assigned varsity team.

Essential Functions
Performs injury evaluations of varsity student-athletes. Provides appropriate medical treatment to injured or ill student-athletes. Responsible for rehabilitation on athletic related injuries. Provides first aid and emergency care when necessary. Refers Student-Athletes to appropriate medical facilities including scheduling student-athletes for medical appointments Attends home and away games for selected intercollegiate teams, as well as practices for assigned teams. Works evening and weekend hours as assigned. Needs to be flexible with schedule changes while following the given clinic and sports coverage schedule Communicates with team physicians regarding treatment and follow-up care of student-athletes. Documents injury reports, progress notes, and team physician doctors clinics in Fordham Sports Medicine injury tracking software. Files and coordinates medical insurance claims for assigned student-athletes. Coordinates preseason physicals with coaches, student-athletes and team physicians. Communicates on a daily basis with coaches regarding the status of their student-athletes. Coordinates preventative injury programs while working with the strength and conditioning specialist. Assists with University drug testing program and coordinates in conjunction with the NCAA and the Center for Drug Free Sport. Notifies and educates student-athletes regarding NCAA banned drugs and supplements. Assists with the supervision of student workers. Administrative duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer. Works with summer camps/clinics as assigned. Maintains all certifications (NATA, CPR, First Aid) and licenses (New York State). Collects and files all student-athletes medical forms Complies with all NCAA, Atlantic 10, Patriot League, and University rules and regulations. Demonstrates understanding of customer service to the student-athletes and coaches. Follows and enforces all Athletic Training Room rules. Maintains the cleanliness and organization of the Athletic Training Room.

Required Qualifications:
Masters Degree in Athletic Training. Current BOC Certification. Currently licensed as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) in the state of New York. Current First Aid and CPR/AED certifications. Must be extremely well organized and highly motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
1-3+ years experience working for an intercollegiate athletic program. Experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer at the collegiate level with mens and womens sports.

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Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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