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Assistant Athletic Trainer with Los Angeles Lakers in El Segundo, CA

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Job Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer 
Department: Athletic Training Room
Reports to: Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Sports Performance (DSP)

Qualifications (Required/Preferred):
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Athletic Training or other related field from an accredited university program; master’s degree preferred
  • Must possess current certification by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) preferred
  • Current certification in CPR/AED 

Previous Experience:
  • At least 3+ years of experience as an athletic trainer required
  • Work experience as an athletic trainer at the professional or collegiate basketball level preferred 

Position Summary: 
To assist with the supervision and coordination of the team’s overall sports medicine department, including, but not limited to: 
  • injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries
  • short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries
  • player education and counseling of injuries and illnesses
  • consultation with and under the supervision of the DSP, Head Athletic Trainer, Team Physicians(s) and other qualified medical personnel

Essential Functions (Duties & Responsibilities): 
  • Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in the prevention and care of athletic injuries and illnesses, evaluation of athletic injuries, communication of information among the Performance Staff members, coaches, medical personnel; and education and counseling players regarding their injuries/illnesses. 
  • Assist in evaluating the integration of sports science and technology, in collaboration with the Performance Staff
  • Manage medical and training room supplies and inventory 
  • Assist in referral and appointments to team physicians
  • Input and complete accurate and timely player documentation 
  • Oversee medical coverage of the NBA officials on game nights
  • Collaborate with all Performance Staff and medical personnel as needed to conduct and evaluate NBA Prospects via Pre-Draft Testing
  • Attend training camp, all practices, all home and away preseason, regular season and playoff games
  • Attend daily Performance Staff meetings
  • Maintain a clean and safe training room

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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