Athletic Trainer Intern

internship - full time, paid

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Closed
Posted 61 Days ago
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
internship - full time, paid
Posted 61 Days ago
Closed

Description

The Athletic Trainer Intern will work directly with coaches, physicians, athletic counseling and sports psychology personnel, sports dietitians, strength and conditioning personnel, and other allied health personnel to deliver comprehensive healthcare and lifetime wellness services for University of Michigan student-athletes. The Athletic Trainer Intern will have a wide range of clinical and administrative daily responsibilities to include the prevention, evaluation, management, treatment, and rehabilitation of student-athletes; pre-participation physicals; inventory management of supplies and equipment; maintaining medical records; completing required insurance claims; daily interaction, communication, and relationship building with coaching staff, strength and conditioning and sports performance personnel, physicians, fellow athletic trainers, other members of the medical community, and athletic administration; attending team practices and events; supervising other athletic trainers and athletic training students; assisting with various administrative duties; and performing other duties as assigned. Responsibilities* Essential Functions: * Serve as a medical contact and liaison between members of the coaching staff, student-athletes, parents, physicians, members of the Student-Athlete Health & Welfare Team, other allied health personnel, and others for football and/or other assigned sport(s). * Provide a high level of customer service and communication at all times to all entities. * Clinical application and administration of comprehensive health care and lifetime wellness services for student-athletes as assigned to include the prevention, evaluation, management, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses under the supervision of team physicians. * Attend assigned team practices, competitions, strength and conditioning sessions, and other team events as needed and/or directed. * Maintain a safe environment for student-athletes to include decision making involving the ability of student-athletes to safely return to practice or competition following an injury and/or illness and communicate participation status with the appropriate personnel. * Medical documentation and record keeping. * Counseling and education of student-athletes. * Maintain the organization, administration, inventory, and staffing of athletic training facilities. * Adhere to all policies and procedures as defined by the NCAA, Big 10 Conference, University of Michigan, and University of Michigan Department of Athletics. * Adhere to the Code of Ethics and credentialing requirements of the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) and the State of Michigan Bureau of Health Care Services. * Act as liaison with other members of the athletic department team in issues involving student-athletes, including compliance, academics, athletic counseling, nutrition, strength and conditioning, and others. * Participate in special projects, committees, or other initiatives as assigned. * Represent the University of Michigan and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at University, State, Regional, and national conferences and/or meetings as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: * Supervision, education, and preceptor of students enrolled in the athletic training education program. Travel: * Travel with football and/or other assigned team(s) as needed and/or directed. Required Qualifications* * Bachelors Degree in athletic training or a related field. * Compliance and understanding of Big Ten Conference and NCAA rules. * Ability to champion a culture of innovative thought, life long learning and continuous improvement. * Ability to follow policies and procedures set forth by the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. * Strong written and verbal communication skills. * Must be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, coaches, student-athletes, physicians, and other allied health personnel. * Must possess problem solving and critical thinking skills, innovation and creativity, adaptability, initiative and stress tolerance to various situations in a fast paced, dynamic work environment. * Must provide a high level of customer service. * Ability to work long hours, including early mornings, late nights, weekends, holidays, overtime, non-traditional work hours, extended periods of time without days off, travel, and be on-call as a regular part of the position. * Ability to lift heavy objects, stand for long periods, work in various environmental conditions, and assist injured individuals on / off playing surfaces. * Proven ability to multi-task, work independently, prioritize, and complete tasks in a timely manner. Desired Qualifications* * Certified Athletic Trainer by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC). * Ability to meet Continuing Education requirements as established by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification and the State of Michigan. * Eligible for athletic training licensure by the State of Michigan Bureau of Health Care Services. * Familiarity with manual therapy techniques. * Familiarity with sport specific injuries. * Athletic Training Student preceptor experience. * Working knowledge of electronic medical record system. * Demonstrated successful leadership and decision making skills. Additional Information This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position. Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration. Please review the full posting description for details. 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. Application Deadline Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting.This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended. U-M EEO/AA Statement The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Job Detail * Job Opening ID 172940 * Working Title Athletic Trainer Intern (Temp) * Job Title FITNESS SPECIALIST (TEMP) * Work Location Ann Arbor Campus Ann Arbor, MI * Full/Part Time Full-Time * Regular/Temporary Temporary * FLSA Status Nonexempt * Organizational Group Intercolleg Athletic * Department Athletics * Posting Begin/End Date 5/22/2019 6/12/2019 * Salary $25,000.00 $25,000.00 * Career Interest Athletics

Skills

athletic training, rehabilitation, strength & conditioning, healthcare, injury, nutrition, treatment, manual therapy, football, wellness, prevention, organization, critical thinking, intercollegiate athletics, event management

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