Community Sports Team Clinical/Sports Team Outreach Athletic Trainer

Sample Job Description

The primary responsibility of the clinical/outreach athletic trainer is to provide day-today
athletic training services for a local sports team. The athletic trainer will attend all
home and away games as agreed upon by the respective head coaches and/or athletic
directors. This coverage is approximately 20 hours a week. The remaining hours each
week will be spent providing athletic training coverage at the clinic.

Required licenses and certifications

  • National certification (ATC) through the Board of Certification, Inc.
  • State licensure
  • Current CPR certification


Education

Bachelor’s degree


Work experience

Minimum three (3) years athletic training experience in a sports environment,
preferably team sports.


Primary duties and responsibilities

The certified athletic trainer is charged with managing the health care of participating
athletes. This includes, but is not limited to, first aid/emergency care, on-site injury
evaluation, appropriate modalities, prevention and rehabilitation programs and medical
referrals.

The clinical/outreach ATC will:

  • Comply with OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards.
  • Order, maintain and inventory supplies and clinical equipment.
  • Keep athletic training room and clinical area safe, clean and organized.
  • Maintain athletes’ medical records and submit injury reports as required.
  • Initiate and file workman’s compensation claims for athletes as required.
  • Perform duties to assist team physicians.
  • Organize and implement pharmaceutical inventory and records under the
    direction of the team physician.
  • Organize pre- and post-participation physicals.
  • Supervise assistant athletic trainers and student athletic trainers, aides and
    volunteers.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills required to work effectively with players,
    coaches and other team personnel.
  • Participate in select community service/educational programs related to sports
    medicine.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.
 
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