Associate Athletic Trainer- Full Time- Delaware State University, Dover, DE

Job Locations US-DE-Dover
Post Date 1 month ago(6/12/2024 8:56 PM)
Job Function
Athletic Training
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Position Overview

Greater Purpose and Core Values:
Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.


Position Summary:
Reporting to the AT Manager, the Associate Athletic Trainer will be working alongside medical professionals, Athletic Directors, coaches, and athletes to review medical conditions of athletes and develop plans to meet athlete goals.  This includes prevention, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate care, treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning; organization and administration; and professional responsibility.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The below is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organization and the overall business objectives of the organization.

  • Apply protective or injury-preventive devices, such as tape, bandages, and braces
  • Recognize and evaluate injuries at assigned affiliate or clinic and provide first aid or emergency care to injured athletes/patients
  • Develop and carry out rehabilitation programs for injured athletes and plan and implement comprehensive programs to prevent future injury and illnesses with athletes
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as maintaining accurate records of injuries and writing reports on injuries and treatment programs following company documentation protocols.
  • Maintain communications with internal and external partners with regards to the progress of the injured athlete as well as informing of Athletico services and locations for continuum of care.


  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree graduate from an Accredited CAATE Program

  • Work Experience: None required  

  • Certification/Licensure:
    • BOC Certified
    • Licensed and/or registered in accordance with state regulation for the work location
    • CPR Certification
    • First Aid Certification
    • Valid Driver’s License

  • Knowledge and Technical Skills: None required

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

Physical Demands: 
The physical demands and work environment 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 function.

  • Ability to fulfill activities including but not limited to remain stationary for extended periods of time (i.e. while working at a desk, standing on sidelines), stoop/kneel/crouch, travel around the location, communicate with others (verbal and written), and use fine motor skills including fine hand manipulation and
  • Ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to lift and move up to 100 pounds including assistance with moving, lifting, and supporting athletes

Work Environment: 

  • Work is completed in controlled indoor environments as well as outdoor with exposure to various weather elements
  • Medium level of work-stress is expected due to the exact nature of the work to minimize risk of injury to athletes as well as responsibility to respond to medical emergencies
  • Some weekend and after business hours work required

Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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