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Post Graduate Athletic Training Fellow with University of Michigan Athletic Department in Ann Arbor · MI

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
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Job Summary
The University of Michigan is accepting applications for 12-month Post-Graduate Athletic Training Fellowship positions. This athletic training fellowship opportunity will prepare athletic trainers for advanced clinical practice that will enhance the quality of health care to student-athletes, optimize student-athlete outcomes, and improve student-athlete health, welfare, and lifetime wellness through an interdisciplinary model and the use of evidence-based practice concepts. The University of Michigan Athletic Training Fellowship aims to further the development of licensed athletic training practitioners into advanced level clinicians and future leaders in the field of sports medicine through mentored clinical education opportunities along with dedicated sport assignments. Athletic Training Fellows are exposed to multidisciplinary settings of clinical practice, testing, and research, and administrative and interpersonal growth and development.

Clinical Education Outcomes Topics:
  • Athletics Healthcare Administration
  • Comprehensive Hands On Training in Muscle Energy Technique
  • Manual Therapy Techniques including PNF, Graston Technique, Myofascial Decompression, Taping
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • American Red Cross CPR, and Stop the Bleed Instructor Training
  • Collaborative Interdisciplinary Care Within a Sports Performance Model
  • Research Topics and Case Study Presentations
  • Performance Nutrition Concepts
  • Athletic Counseling and Mental Health
  • Strength and Conditioning Skills, and Techniques
  • Concussion Prevention, Recognition and Evaluation, Testing, and Management
  • Movement Screening, Corrective Exercise, Athlete Biometric Assessment, and Performance Analytics
  • Advanced Therapeutic Modalities
  • Hydro/Aquatic Therapy
  • Drug Testing
  • Medical Ethics and Legal Aspects of Athletic Medicine
  • Orthopedic Grand Rounds and Sports Medicine Journal Club
Clinical Environment:
  • Autonomous athletic team care, coverage, and travel
  • Professional socialization into the NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics work setting
  • Collaborative interdisciplinary work within a sports performance and student-athlete health and welfare model
  • Integrated athletic medicine with mentors and physicians
  • State-of-the-art  facilities
Possible Team Assignments:
  • Track and Field
  • Rowing
  • Tennis
  • Aquatics (Water Polo and Swimming and Diving)
  • $35,568 (12-month fellowship term June 21, 2021-June 17, 2022)
  • Licensure Fees
  • NATA Dues
  • Medical benefits
  • Professional Development (CEU) opportunities
  • Additional opportunities to work camps, clinics, and other per diem opportunities 

Required Qualifications
  • Masters’ Degree in Athletic Training or a related field
  • Current certification by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)
  • Current or be eligible for licensure as an athletic trainer within the State of Michigan
  • Current CPR and AED certification
  • Appropriate training and adherence to common regulatory requirements of healthcare providers (e.g. OSHA, HIPAA, etc.)
  • Appropriate training and knowledge of medical documentation and electronic medical records
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for entire shift.
  • Routinely moves heavy coolers, medical kits, injured athletes, etc.

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with manual therapy techniques
  • Experience as a preceptor for athletic training students
  • 1 or more years experience as certified athletic trainer

How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Additional Information
The University of Michigan Athletic Department is dedicated to building a department culture which demonstrates respect for all, shows compassion for others, and celebrates the differences among our staff, student-athletes, and supporters. We are committed to the hiring and development of diverse staff who contribute to an inclusive environment.

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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