Certified Athletic Trainer

@Central Valley Fuego in Athletic Trainer
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Post Date : April 19, 2024
  • Apply Before : May 19, 2024
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Job Description

Reports to: Head Coach

Department: Central Valley Fuego FC

Status: Exempt

Rate of Pay: $66,560 – $75,000 / Annually

 

SUMMARY:

Central Valley Fuego FC LLC is currently searching for a certified Athletic Trainer to manage the day-to-day sports medicine operations for Central Valley Fuego FC. In this capacity, the Athletic Trainer provides injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for players’ medical problems and serves as the primary point of contact for all of the Club’s internal and external medical staff, including the Technical Staff.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES (INCLUDED BUT NOT LIMITED TO):

Clinical:

  • Manages the healthcare of Players including, but not limited to first aid/emergency care and on-site injury evaluation.
  • Serves as the primary intermediary and point of contact between the Club’s technical staff (coaches), players, and all of the Club’s medical staff (both internal and external).
  • Application of appropriate modalities, development of rehabilitation and prevention programs, as well as conducting rehabilitation and making medical referrals.
  • Compliance with OSHA standards regarding blood borne pathogens.
  • Keep the athletic training room and clinic area safe, clean, and organized.
  • Maintain a complete and up to date roster of Player health and participation records in the electronic medical record system as required.
  • Accurate documentation for injuries including first report, physician diagnosis, player assessments and treatments, and return to play status.
  • Initiate insurance/worker’s compensation claims for Players.
  • Maintain and organize pharmaceutical inventory and records.
  • Organize physical examinations as required by the League and Club regulations.
  • Collaborate with Strength and Conditioning/Performance on data collected for athlete health and safety measures.
  • Compliance with all League medical policies and protocols.
  • Consult with Players regarding dietary needs, nutritional supplements, and League/FIFA banned substances.
  • Communicating daily with technical staff and being proactive with their approach to player care.
  • Maintains proper lines of communication to ensure athletes are getting optimal care within the team.
  • Works closely with physical therapists and area physicians to treat Players.
  • Collaborate with the Team Physician to facilitate expeditious medical care onsite as well as office visits.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required by the Club.

Administrative:

  • Order and maintain inventory supplies and clinical equipment.
  • Keep the athletic training room and clinic area safe, clean, and organized.
  • Initiate insurance/worker’s compensation claims for Players.
  • Compile reports as required by the Head Coach.
  • Supervise athletic training Interns and volunteers.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills required to work effectively with Players, coaches, other Club personnel and League staff.
  • Manage all medical data streams (e.g., physiological, injury prevention).
  • Develop and manage Emergency Action Plans
  • Seeks outreach opportunities and participates in events to promote the company.
  • Work with sponsorship and marketing departments in the fulfillment of partner contracts, related to the medical aspects of the club.
  • Attend all activities/meetings/programs as required by the League.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required by the Club.
  • Preferred Proficiency in Microsoft applications and knowledge of current technologies.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must possess a high level of organization, initiative and drive.
  • Natural sense of ownership for duties and deadlines as well as drive for continuous improvement.
  • Experience functioning in a 24/7 operating environment and must be able to work non-standard hours, including nights, weekends, game days and holidays as required.
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills both written and oral.
  • Listens effectively, transmits information accurately and understandably, and seeks feedback.
  • Ability to problem solve and conduct oneself with poise and professionalism.
  • Commitment and work ethic to achieve the highest standards.
  • Handles sensitive information and records with a high degree of discretion, diligence and excellent judgment.
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact comfortably and effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
  • Demonstrates professionalism, discretion, and good judgment in all interactions with co-workers, customers, vendors and others.
  • Access to a car, a clean driving record, proof of auto insurance and a valid driver’s license.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum four (4) year college/university bachelor’s degree or master’s degree or higher in related healthcare fields.
  • Minimum four (4) years certified athletic trainer/therapist experience.
  • Experience with elite level athletes.
  • Experience working in a high tempo, high stress environment.
  • Professional soccer experience preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift patients using biomedical techniques frequently throughout the course of a workday/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone.
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a workday/shift. Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws.
  • Requires normal (corrected) vision and hearing.

Knowledge:

  • Excellent computer skills
  • EMR Systems
  • Practice Management System
  • Microsoft Suite (including Outlook, Word, Excel, Calendar)
  • Phone software

Skills:

  • General understanding of processing legal forms
  • Familiarity and follow through with all HIPAA compliance
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, showing initiative to tackle important issues, problems, and tasks

Abilities:

  • Demonstrate excellent teamwork, organizational, and communication skills
  • Adheres to processes, while looking for opportunities for innovation and improvement
  • Critical thinking skills and deliberate in decision making
  • Able to work at a fast pace, while demonstrating patience with patients
  • Ability to be assertive
  • The ability to multi-task and complete multiple jobs at once.
  • Highly motivated and an ambition to build a long-term career in the sports business.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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