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Head Athletic Trainer with Wichita Force in Wichita · KS

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
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SUMMARY:
This position is a member of the Sports Medicine Team and is responsible for coordinating professional physical therapy and athletic training care for the injuries and illnesses of players and staff. The primary responsibilities of this role include the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and monitoring of all injuries.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide clinical care, based on the clinical evidence paradigm, to the players including but not limited to initial examination, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, monitoring and prevention of injuries.
  • Responsible for identifying individual clinical treatment and rehabilitation strategies, goals, prognosis, and timelines based on the best clinical evidence.
  • Serve as the bridge between the training room and weight room to allow for greater continuity of care including fostering communication with other components of the sports medicine service and the coaching staff.
  • Order, stock, and pack medical supplies
  • Maintain cleanliness of training area. 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Ability to obtain Kansas Athletic Trainer License, Certified ATC , driver’s license. 
  • Annual or biannual CPR/AED training.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret instructions and reports.  
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence.  
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Coaches. 

REASONING ABILITY:
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.  
  • Ability to interpret directions and technical diagrams.  
  • Ability to interpret directions.

PROBLEM SOLVING REQUIREMENTS:
  • Employee must make independent decisions and exercise discretion and independent judgment.

PHYSICAL and ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to:
  • Sit
  • Stand
  • Walk
  • Reach
  • Lift
  • Stoop/crouch
  •  Use computer
  • Speak, hear and write

COMPUTER SKILLS:
  • Employee should have knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word and general data entry.  
  • Ability to learn new systems and adapt new technology.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule which could include early mornings, evenings, weekends and possibly holidays.  Travel also required.
  • This is a seasonal position.
  • The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.
  • The noise level in the Arena on game day is usually loud.
  • The stress level may become high during certain times of the year.


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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