Certified Athletic Trainer Teacher

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Manassas Park City Schools – 1 Park Center Court, Suite A, Manassas, Park, VA  20111
Vacancy Notice/Position Description
September 2019
 
POSITION:                                           Sports Medicine Teacher and Certified Athletic Trainer
SALARY:                                              $34.34 (min) - $42.22 (mid), 212 days
APPLICATION DEADLINE:                 Until Filled
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:                 Building Principal and Activities Director
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (knowledge, skills, abilities, duties and responsibilities, physical conditions and nature of work, work environment): The Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) is responsible for coordinating and administering a comprehensive health care program for all student athletes. The Certified Athletic Trainer is responsible for immediate care of injured athletes. The Certified Athletic Trainer implements techniques and strategies to encourage the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses and provides for recognition, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries to student athletes. The Certified Athletic Trainer advises coaches and coordinates the efforts of doctors, athletes, and parents. The Certified Athletic Trainer ensures that players participate only when capable and that physician’s instructions are understood and followed.
 
Athletic Trainer develops and implements an athletic training program and a sports medicine instructional program (or its equivalent) that will effectively meet the needs of all students.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Must be certified by the National Athletic Trainer Association and maintain that associations standards,
  • Must be licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine as an Athletic Trainer or be eligible for licensure,
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents, administrators, and medical personnel to ensure that proper methods are used in prevention and treatment of injuries,
  • Must be a Certified First Aid/CPR Instructor, or willing to complete the certification upon hiring.
  • Must possess knowledge of the Virginia High School League rules and regulations pertaining to athletics.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
  • Develops a plan for emergency health care of injured athletes; provides evaluation and treatment to injured athletes; initiates and processes all injury reports; maintains first aid supplies and ensures that they are in their proper location for use; renders on-site decisions, in the absence of a physician, on the playing status of a player; counsels the coaches when an athlete may participate in practice or games following injury or illness; counsels athletes in seeking proper medical assistance for follow-up care; maintains accurate medical records for all athletes, to include, but not limited to, athletic physicals, treatments rendered, physician referrals and recommendations, etc; advises coaches and coordinates the efforts of doctors, athletes, and parents; establishes injury prevention practices
  • Supervises the athletic training room; attends athletic practices and games; assists staff in selection and fitting of equipment,
  • Conducts in-service programs for the coaching staff in the care and prevention of athletic injuries,
  • Ensures current CPR and First Aid certification of all coaches through class instruction when necessary,
  • Assists administrators, coaches, and game officials in decisions regarding playing surface and atmospheric conditions relating to player safety,
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other staff and the public through the
use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment such as, but not limited to, a personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.
 
HOW TO APPLY         Submit a letter of interest to:
 
Human Resources Department                                         Phone:   703-335-8850
Manassas Park City Schools                                              FAX:      703-361-4583
One Park Center Court, Suite A
Manassas Park, VA 20111-2395
 
Manassas Park City Schools assures Equal Employment Opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, management and administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.                                                                     EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 
 

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Manassas Park City Schools

One Park Center Court Suite A, Manassas Park, VA 20111
 

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8200 Euclid Avenue , Manassas Park, VA 20111