TITLE: Athletic Therapist
DIVISION: Student Affairs
REPORTS TO: Director, Athletics and Team Physician
SUPERVISES: Support staff
for the prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries to those
athletes involved in intercollegiate athletics at the
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
under the direct supervision of the team physician with regard to athletic
injuries and their management; recognize and recondition athletic injuries of
Work with the team physician with regard to special matters and problems in the Sports Medicine Department.
Organize, supervise, and manage the co-educational athletic treatment center and the field house training room; provide athletic training coverage for those events sanctioned by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at The University of Rhode Island. Train and supervise staff, graduate assistant and student athletic trainers.
Serve as liaison to the team physician, consulting physicians, coaching staff, athletes, and athletic department administration regarding athletic injuries and other related special problems.
Supervise and organize the purchasing of equipment and supplies necessary for the operation of the Sports Medicine Department.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with the planning, preparation, and the monitoring of the operational budget of the Sports Medicine Department.
Coordinate the Drug Prevention and Education Program for the Department of Athletics (athletes and staff).
Foster professional growth within the athletic training staff by attending seminars, conventions and clinics on sports medicine.
Perform other duties as assigned.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
degree, certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association and quality
professional experiences are required; must be eligible for
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.