ATHLETIC TRAINER

University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Education
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Posted on July 6, 2020
Req #: 180140
Department: ATHLETICS
Posting Date: 07/06/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Shift: First Shift 
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“Onsite work” in the interim will vary for units and for specific positions and will be discussed with candidates during the interview process.
 

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.

Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions on the field and in the classroom. Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, offering student-athletes the ability to compete for national and conference championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities.

This position reports to the Associate Athletic Director for Health and Wellness in administering comprehensive athletic training services to Intercollegiate Athletics teams, as assigned, at the University of Washington.  Provide prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, counseling and education related to athletic injuries and illnesses as needed.

Assist with the coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home and away practice and competition, training, and strength and conditioning sessions.  Coordinate and schedule pre-participation exams and medical referrals to determine student-athlete readiness to participate.

Work collaboratively with the team physicians and other allied health care professionals.  Work with the strength and conditioning staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of individualized programming.  Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would benefit and improve the athletic training program.
Ensure accurate and thorough record keeping and documentation.  Assist with other athletic training and administrative duties as assigned.  Adhere to and carry out established policies and procedures.

Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, NCAA, Pac-12 Conference, State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University.  The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations.  As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.

REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s degree in athletic training or other sports medicine area of study required.  Must possess NATABOC certification along with current CPR and First Aid/AED certifications. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as an Athletic Trainer in the state of Washington.

Successful candidates should be proficient in evidence-based medicine, medical documentation, emergency care, sport specific rehabilitation and injury prevention programs; have a demonstrated ability to relate to both men's and women's athletic injuries and health related issues; have a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with other intercollegiate athletic staff, coaches, and the local medical community; must have excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work independently.

DESIRED:
Candidates with 2 years or greater post-professional experience are preferred

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.