The Assistant Athletic Trainer is a member of the Sports Medicine team and is responsible for providing professional athletic training care for the injuries and illnesses of the Indiana Fever and Fort Wayne Mad Ants’ players. The primary responsibilities include prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and monitoring of all illnesses and injuries.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the appropriate Head Athletic Trainer, provide clinical care, based on the clinical evidence paradigm, to all players including but not limited to initial examination, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, monitoring, and prevention of injuries.
Assist in the planning and execution of pre-season and in-season screening, testing, and examination.
Provide care to the Fever and Mad Ants’ players, two-way players, assignment players, and support staff.
Under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, assist in identifying individual clinical treatment and rehabilitation strategies, goals, prognosis, and timelines based on the best clinical evidence.
Serve as the bridge between the athletic training room and weight room to allow for greater continuity of care including fostering communication with other components of the sports medicine service and the coaching staff.
Coordinate scheduling of sports medicine and basketball-related activities and physicals during the season.
Order, stock, and pack medical supplies
Maintain cleanliness of training area, prep room, and basketball courts.
Assist in the facilitation of the day-to-day operations of the Sports Medicine department.
Maintain state licensure and certification as an athletic trainer and physical therapist (if applicable).
Follow all WNBA, NBA, and G-League standards and protocols.
Adhere to all team, WNBA, NBA, and G-League standards for clinical documentation.
Maintain WNBA, NBA, G-League, and HIPAA standards for confidentiality regarding all matters pertaining to the players and the organization.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule that could include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Assist in any other areas as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. It is required to pursue further clinical and education pertinent to foster growth within the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree, Indiana Athletic Trainer License, NATA member, Valid driver’s license. Up-to-date CPR/AED training, Other applicable licenses based on candidate’s credentials, Physical Therapy license is preferred but not required.
Knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, and general data entry. Ability to learn new systems and adapt new technology.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret instructions and reports. This position should be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from players, coaches, front office, company executives, player agents and family members.
Knowledge to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as , analyzing costs, figuring statistics, and making area and liquid measurements.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret directions and technical diagrams. Ability to interpret directions.
PROBLEM SOLVING REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to make independent decisions by exercising discretion and independent judgment.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to:
Use a computer
Speak, hear, and write
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule which could include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
The ability to travel via bus, plane, or other modes of transportation as required.
The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.
The noise level in the Fieldhouse/game environment is usually loud.
The stress level may become high during certain times of the year.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability status, gender identity, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.