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Interim Assistant Athletic Trainer

Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 08/15/2019

Working at Lewis & Clark College

The campus is located on 137 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes options for health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and more.

Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.

Job Purpose

This position will provide athletic training support for the Physical Education & Athletics Department for an interim period of 9 months. Evaluation, triage, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of athletic related injuries to student-athletes of varsity sports. Communicate with coaching staff regarding health and well-being of student-athletes and their ability to safely participate in their chosen sport. Communicate and coordinate with team physicians and student athletes in regards to injuries and rehabilitation protocols. Coverage of home athletic events with some travel.

What You'll Do
* Coverage of athletic events and practices
* Medical coverage of athletic events and practices for varsity student-athletes as well as visiting student-athletes competing at our institution.
* Injury prevention
* Evaluating, treating, and preventing injuries of student athletes and determining their ability to safely participate in their sport or whether to consult other medical resources.
* Injury rehabilitation
* Coordination and implementation of physical rehabilitation for varsity student–athletes.
* Administrative duties
* Coordination and organization of student-athlete medical records.
* Electronically track and report injuries.
* Creation and organization of student-athlete physical rehabilitation protocols.

Must Haves
* Bachelor's degree in athletic training
* NATABOC Certification
* Oregon Athletic Training License
* 1 year experience in injury prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries

Nice to Haves
* Master's degree
* 2 years experience in injury prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries

* 9 month duration
* 37.5 hours per week
* Benefits Eligible: Yes

Pay Rate
* Commensurate with experience

Physical Requirements
* Moderate amount of lifting of light weight (up to 15 lbs.) to medium weight (15 to 35 lbs.), climbing or working in physically tiring work
* Bending, kneeling/squatting, twisting, climbing (stairs), standing, driving, sitting, walking, grasping/gripping, pinching/squeezing, reaching, pushing/pulling, repetitive hand movements (e.g., typing), seeing, hearing, talking

The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only if students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds are present in significant numbers within our learning community. In creating and sustaining such a community, we engage, to the extent possible, in practices that will ensure a high degree of diversity on our campus, simultaneously meeting the highest standards of academic excellence of which we are capable.

Reasonable Accommodation

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Background Check

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.

Eligibility to Work

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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