Springfield Platteview Community Schools
Qualifications: The Athletic Trainer will hold a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University, Board Certification (BOA) and TSPC License, a current Nebraska Health Licensing Agency (NHLA) Registration, First Aid Certification, CPR Certification, and hold a Valid Drivers License.
Length of Contract and Hours: The Athletic Trainer is contracted for 207 days of service. Hours are expected outside of office hours with activities/athletic supervision, meetings, events, etc.
Immediate Supervisor: The Athletic Trainer reports to the High School Principal, Athletic Director, and Athletic Coaches.
General Job Description: The Athletic Trainer is to assume the responsibility of establishing and maintaining a comprehensive athletic training program for all sports at the 7th-12th grade level; provide athletic injury management and other health services for all junior and high school athletes; and assist coaches with the design and implementation of injury prevention programs. In all activities, the Athletic Trainer is expected to meet the school’s professional, clinical, technical, communication and documentation requirements and standards; the Athletic Trainer is to make decisions based on established National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) guidelines.
The Athletic Trainer coordinates and organizes his/her daily functions with the District’s Athletic Director and athletic coaches. In addition to these duties and responsibilities which may aries thereto, the Athletic Trainer is responsible for:
The prevention, emergency care, first aid, evaluation, and rehabilitation of injuries to athletes under his/her care.
Serving as a liaison between the personal physicians, athletes, athlete’s parents, and coaching staff.
Reviewing student physicals and releases to ensure authenticity.
Consult with coaching staff on conditioning, nutrition, and protective equipment.
Educating athletes and coaches on injury prevention, identifying factors taht put athletes “at risk” , and correcting deficiencies as necessary to prevent athletic injury.
Taping and bracing athletes as appropriate.
Evaluating acute and chronic injuries, and referring athletes to specialists as appropriate.
Specific Job Functions:
1. Communicate effectively in written and oral form using positive interpersonal skills.
2. Utilize effective date-based problem-solving skills.
3. Demonstrate effective collaboration skills.
4. Demonstrate qualities of sound judgment, independent thinking, and educational leadership.
5. Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with development, implementation and assessment of athletic training and injury prevention programs.
6. Demonstrate leadership skills in the area of athletic training and athlete health.
7. Demonstrate skills in communication and public relations.
8. All other duties as assigned.
Receives yearly evaluations from:
Platteview High School Principal
This Position is for the 2022-2023 School Year