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Certified Athletic Trainer

Date Posted: 10/09/09

Immediate full time position requires a Bachelor's degree with a Master's Degree preferred in a Health Science field. Two years athletic training experience preferred. Certifications are required. Compliance with NAIA rules is a job requirement. Must be able to adhere to NAIA, and Athletic Department standards.

Functions as liaison between physician, coaches, parents, student-athletes and administration. Arranges for and assists with pre-season physical examinations for all sports; and coordinates physical screenings to detect pre-existing conditions that would limit or prevent participation in intercollegiate athletics. Administers emergency care, treats acute, sub-acute and minor chronic disabilities, and/or refers injured student-athlete to physician; evaluates physical condition of injured athletes; advises, develops and implements programs for routine and corrective exercises; provides rehabilitation services for injured student-athletes; uses treatment modalities such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, hydrotherapy and therapeutic exercise; and recognizes and manipulates conditions which require special taping, bracing or padding, either preventative or rehabilitative. Designs, develops and supervises conditioning and reconditioning/rehab programs. Arranges transportation as needed for injured athletes. Attends home athletic events when scheduled. Maintains and operates the athletic training room. Maintains all student-athlete health records and maintains records for all the individual injuries and treatments of injured athletes. Prepares and oversees budget for medical and athletic training supplies and equipment. Educates student athletes about generally accepted health and safety knowledge. Performs related duties as required.

To apply send resume and three professional references to:

Athletic Trainer
c/o Katherine M. King, PHR
Director of Human Resources
1 University Dr.
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
jobs@soka.edu

Soka University is an equal opportunity employer.

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