The College of St. Scholastica is seeking a certified athletic trainer to provide athletic training services to a wide diversity of student-athletes in an athletic or clinical environment, i.e. collegiate athletic training room, team practices, home and away competitions; including prevention and assessment of injuries, patient education, treatment, rehabilitation, consultation services, appropriate referrals to medical professionals and other related patient care services under the supervision of team physicians and head athletic trainer. The athletic trainer will perform professional services essential for the successful implementation and development of the athletic training program working within the College’s strong Benedictine heritage and College diversity and inclusion goals.
- Evaluate and establish plan of care for injured athletes. - Recognize need for and make appropriate changes to treatment plans. - Serve as a preceptor, supervising and evaluating athletic training students, for the College of St. Scholastica’s athletic training education program. - Complete continuing education requirements to maintain athletic training certification. - Work and collaborate with athletic director and coaching staff, head athletic trainer and team physicians. - Ensure the safe return of athletes to participation. - Ethical decision-making regarding patient care. - Make appropriate referrals of athletes to physicians and other medical professionals. - Utilize evidence-based practice to guide assessment skills, treatment plans, and rehabilitation plans. - Think critically and analyze current athletic training department policies and procedures and make appropriate recommendations for change when necessary. All policies and procedures will reflect the College’s strong Benedictine heritage in addition to its diversity and inclusion goals. - Identify and incorporate athletic training program development and enhancement opportunities. - Make recommendations to the team physician regarding athlete’s care. - Other duties as assigned and/or necessary.
- Graduate of BOC recognized Athletic Training Program - Successful completion of BOC examination - Current MN Board of Medical Practice registration or eligible for athletic training registration in MN - Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) at a professional healthcare provider level. - Demonstrated ability to work effectively with sports medicine staff, coaches and a wide diversity of healthcare providers and student-athletes. - Strong cultural competency skills and demonstrated experience communicating and interacting effectively in a culturally competent manner with a wide diversity of athletes, including diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, nationality and abilities. - Knowledge of and experience effectively developing treatment plans for gender-specific injuries and sensitivity to patients with such injuries regardless of gender. - Knowledge of the precautionary measures required for handling blood borne pathogens. - Ability to walk, run, bend, and stoop due to nature of Athletic Trainer responsibilities. - Possess analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills. - Evidence of strong cross-cultural oral and written communication skills. - Ability to organize and prioritize work. - Ability to use good judgment in emergency situations. - Evidence of ability to remember multiple policies and procedures. - Knowledge of application of computer systems and programs. - Ability to implement problem-solving skills and deal with a wide variety of client behaviors. - Ability to work under time pressures and constraints. - Ability to stay calm and focused in an environment of multiple demands and distractions. - Ability to establish appropriate professional boundaries. - Ability to work flexible hours. - Possess cross-cultural competency skills and experience interacting effectively with a wide diversity of clients, including diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, nationality and abilities.
- Masters Degree - Advanced Athletic Training Skills - Knowledge of learning disabilities and sensitivity to working with and developing effective treatment plans for athletes with learning disabilities.
The College of St. Scholastica is a vibrant, growing independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth—recently named the #1 Best Town by Outside magazine—extended campuses throughout Minnesota, and an emerging health sciences campus in Arizona.
Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) has been preparing students for a life of purpose and meaningful wo...rk by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded. The College serves an enrollment of approximately 4,300 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools— nursing, arts & letters, business and technology, education, health sciences, and sciences. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks CSS among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence and Money Magazine has cited the College in the top third of all four-year colleges in the country based on graduation rates, educational quality, affordability, and alumni earnings.