This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Lake Charles, LA
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Develops, coordinates and administers a comprehensive sports medicine
REQUIRED: Head Athletic Trainer/High School Outreach
overall sports medicine program including injury prevention programs,
injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and
rehabilitation, educational programs and counseling for student-athletes.
athletic training services including attendance at scheduled team
practices and home and away competitions as necessary.
and schedules physical examinations and medical referrals for
student-athletes to determine their ability to practice and compete.
in conjunction with the strength and conditioning staff to ensure safety
in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition and conditioning
programs customized to meet individual student-athlete needs.
and recommends new techniques and equipment that would enhance the benefit
of the sports medicine program.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of orthopedic injuries
- Understanding of orthopedic protocols for acute,
chronic and post-surgical rehabilitation
- Confident evaluation skills
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in appropriate area of
specialization. Master's degree
preferred. State Athletic Training
Licensure. National Certification
least one year of experience is preferred.
CONDITIONS: Requires frequent travel,
considerable work outdoors and unpredictable weather conditions.