Job Opening ID: 12019
Reports To: ATH TRAINING SUPV 2
Working Title: Certified Athletic Trainer
Department: IA SUPPORT SERVICES
Bargaining Unit: 99
Payroll Job Code: 009455
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: Variable
Employee Class: Career
The mission of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of California, Irvine is to facilitate and enrich the education and personal growth of its students through their participation in competitive NCAA Division I athletics. Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to the welfare of student-athletes and staff, and advocates an environment that promotes excellence in athletic and academic performance, sportsmanship, diversity, and gender equity. Intercollegiate Athletics also supports the University of California’s mission of public service and serves to generate a unifying spirit among students, faculty, staff, and alumni that transcends communities, cultures, and generations. (https://ucirvinesports.com/)
Assist the Director of Sports Medicine in the administration of the sports medicine and athletic training programs. Responsible, under the direction of the Director of Sports Medicine and/or Team Physician, for the care, prevention, treatment/management, and rehabilitation of all athletic injuries and illnesses of the student-athletes. Provide additional coverage of events, teams and individuals using the intercollegiate athletic facilities, as assigned. Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices to deliver customized athletic training focused on injury prevention, rehabilitation, and optimizing athletic performance. Exercises good judgment in selecting methods and techniques to obtain results.
Bachelor’s degree in related area. Master’s degree in related field preferred.
Professional certification required. • Athletic Trainer Certification (ATC) required. • NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer • CPR certified.
Computer skills in programs relevant to job duties. Thorough skills associated with athletic injury prevention and the administration of therapeutic modalities, devices, and rehabilitation techniques, as well as of first-aid, athletic equipment, and injury assessment and treatment. Comprehensive working knowledge of BOC Standards of Professional Practice for health care delivery Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality in handling sensitive matters involving athletic injuries and treatments. Thorough knowledge of electronic medical records systems. Thorough knowledge of medical terminology appropriate to job responsibilities. Skill in documenting health information, utilizing appropriate terminology and complexity For positions associated with Sports Medicine, must maintain current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times, avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards. Strong ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with others, including athletes, team physicians, faculty, staff and others in the athletic department. Strong skills necessary to communicate verbally and in writing. Excellent interpersonal / communication skills to interact with a diverse patient population. Strong ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and complete assignments within required timelines. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills needed to work with a diverse client group. Strong manual therapy skills applicable to orthopedics and sports medicine. Ability to provide first responder care at athletic events. Recognition of life threatening, urgent and non-emergent injuries and risk; facilitate triage; and escalate to physician. Comprehensive working knowledge of BOC Standards of Professional Practice for health care delivery Decision making in a high demand environment with competing priorities Ability to perform job duties and serve as an authority in emergency situations
Knowledge of procurement function and campus budget requirements relating to athletic equipment and supplies. Minimum two years NCAA Division I experience. Knowledge of Athletic Training room facilities and equipment maintenance/repair.
Special Conditions Required:
Work schedule varies by sport schedule, includes nights and weekends travel with team is required, including domestic and international travel.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.