Intern Athletic Trainer

University of Georgia
July 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S09353P

Working Title Intern Athletic Trainer Department Athletics-Training About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( https: // www. The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full- time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Part Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

Ability to work nontraditional hours that could include nights, weekends, and holidays. Ability to travel.

Advertised Salary Commensurate with experience Posting Date 02/14/2023 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 07/01/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Position Information

Classification Title Athletics Technical/Paraprofessional/Professional

FLSA Non-Exempt FTE 0.725 Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree. NATA certified. Eligible for Georgia state licensure.

Position Summary

Coordinate athletic training services for student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletic programs with the University of Georgia Athletic Association (UGAAA), under the medical direction of the head team physician and in conjunction with a variety of other healthcare providers as well as UGAAA staff (including but not limited to athletic training, physical therapy, athletic coaching, strength and conditioning, sports nutrition, behavioral medicine, academics, and administration).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

● Applied Knowledge: five practice domains of athletic training as well as a wide range of medical concerns ● Interpersonal Skills: effective communication in both day-to-day tasks as well as high stress circumstances with student-athletes, parents / guardians, as well as colleagues ● Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision-Making Skills: appropriate conclusions / outcomes, particularly as it pertains to healthcare of the student-athlete ● Attention to Detail: thorough and organized, particularly with preparation and documentation ● Time Management Skills: prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision

Physical Demands

Stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms. Sit and talk or hear. Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Close and distance vision, and peripheral vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but escalates to high during practice and athletic competitions.

Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility: o Prepare injury reports o Document in electronic medical record o Collect pertinent medical paperwork o Collect injury incident data for research purposes o Coordinate student-athlete medical appointments o Maintain primary and satellite athletic training rooms o Follow NCAA, SEC, UGA policies, procedures, and regulations o Perform job duties per NATA code of ethics and state of Georgia scope of practice

Percentage of time 25 Duties/Responsibilities

Injury / Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion: o Assess risk of injury / illness o Provide appropriate interventions o Develop overall wellness programs o Customize needs of individuals

Percentage of time 15 Duties/Responsibilities

Therapeutic Intervention: o Under medical direction of team physician o In conjunction with other healthcare providers o Follow appropriate rehabilitation protocols o Use of therapeutic modalities and exercise o Provide accommodations in sport related to injury / illness o Assess readiness for safe return to play o Guide sport-specific functional progression

Percentage of time 30 Duties/Responsibilities

Examination, Assessment, and Diagnosis: o Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology o Perform ergonomic measures and special tests o Assess injury / illness to determine the appropriate course of action

Percentage of time 15 Duties/Responsibilities

Immediate and Emergency Care: o On-site management of injury / illness o Orthopedic or medical in nature o Preparedness and implementation regardless of severity o Referrals to advanced healthcare providers as appropriate

Percentage of time 15

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For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name Paige Gearheart Recruitment Contact Email [email protected] Recruitment Contact Phone

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