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Athletic Trainer

Athletic Medicine Los Angeles, California

USC Athletics is seeking to hire an Athletic Trainer.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree

Minimum Experience: 3 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Certification in physical therapy and cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Preferred Education: Master's degree

Preferred Experience: 5 years


This position plans and implements physical therapy and rehabilitation programs specific to student-athletes as medically prescribed by team physicians, and Director of Athletic Medicine. This position will specifically work with the Women's Track and Field team.

Advises and treats student athletes to maintain physical fitness for participation in athletic competition.

Provides daily treatment of student athletes for injuries and rehabilitation.

Evaluates athletes' physical condition, response and progress and discusses with appropriate
physician and Head Athletic Trainer.

Informs coaches of status of athletes' condition. Provides referrals to auxiliary medical personnel as needed.

Trains and gives guidance to student trainers in physical therapy modalities used.

Orients other allied health professionals. Is authorized to make decisions in
absence of Head Athletic Trainer.

Records and maintains appropriate medical records for treatments given.

Provides medical emergency coverage to injured student athletes at practices and athletic events, as needed.

Administers first aid until appropriate medical assistance can be obtained.

Assists coaches in designing conditioning or rehabilitation programs. Stresses
preventative medicine using conditioning exercises, weight training programs,
padding, wrapping and taping.

Arranges for injured athletes to be seen daily by team physician or Student Health
Center physician.

Interfaces with student athletes, staff, coaches, physicians, trainers and auxiliary
medical personnel for counseling purposes and information exchange.

Stays informed of developments in field. Reads pertinent literature, attends meetings and educational classes and participates in professional associations as appropriate.

Ensures athletic facilities comply with safety procedures



REQ20050991 Posted Date: 04/16/2018

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