Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.
The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.
Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!
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Job Summary Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
NOTE: Application materials that are submitted on the last day of application and are timed out will not be accepted.
Location: Grossmont College
Months worked out of the Year: 12 months
Work hours: Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Hours may vary. May work some evenings and weekends
Shift Differential: None
Starting Salary Range: CL-40: $4,867 (Step A) or $5,147 (Step B) per month Based on experience
Anticipated Start Date: March, 2021
SUMMARY: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor in athletic department is responsible for the therapeutic care, injury prevention, and rehabilitative treatments of student- athletes. The Athletic Trainer is also responsible for developing and educating athletic training students. The Athletic Trainer is the first responder in emergency situations involving the student-athlete, performs immediate treatment and care of injuries, makes decisions regarding and coordinates medical referral when necessary, organizes and tracks insurance information, performs extended treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and makes decisions regarding return to play.
Evaluate and treat injuries and illnesses; administer emergency first aid to student-athletes; refer injured student-athletes to a physician according to established procedures.
Administer rehabilitative treatment to student-athletes under the direction of a physician; operate a variety of therapeutic modalities such as whirlpool and ultrasound, therapeutic exercise and other modalities;
Establish and maintain communication with coaches of condition and availability of injured student-athletes.
Attend athletic events as assigned and administer emergency first aid treatment, assess and treat injuries as necessary. Prepare student-athletes for practice and games.
Counsel student-athletes regarding injury care, prevention and treatment programs.
Establish and maintain accurate records and reports including injury and insurance reports and detailed records concerning injuries, treatment and other health matters.
Process insurance claim forms for athletic injuries as required.
Organize and supervise mass pre-participation physical examinations for college athletic teams with team physicians as required by the CCCAA.
Develop and maintain current Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for all athletic competition locations; educate administrators/coaches etc. on EAP procedures.
Follow established safety standards and regulations to reduce injury risks of the student-athletes and liability of the department and college.
Oversees management of inventory control system and purchasing for all supplies and equipment. Monitor appropriate requisitions for supplies and equipment through established department procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
Train and provide work direction to athletic training students and assigned helpers as required.
Create an open line of communication with team physicians, Student Health Services, athletic academic counselors, dentists, podiatrists, acupuncturists, chiropractor, massage therapist, athletic trainers and physical therapists, other health care professionals, coaches, administrators, and student-athletes.
Assist in the preparation of departmental budget as required.
As a member of the Athletics department, actively participate in strategic planning, and participate in formulating, evaluating, interpreting and enforcing department policies.
Attend related workshops, in-service training and conferences to stay current in all certifications and aware of any changes in the application of athletic training room services.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Athletic injuries and appropriate methods for prevention and treatment.
Applicable sections of the State Education Code and other laws.
Up to date techniques of preventive and rehabilitative treatment.
Principles of physiology, kinesiology, anatomy and first aid.
Ability to evaluate sports facilities, fields, and equipment for safety.
Taping, bandaging and physical rehabilitation techniques.
Physical fitness, hygiene and safety procedures related to athletic programs.
Professional interpersonal skills and decorum.
Oral and written communications skills in dealing with students, student-athletes, physicians and other members of the sports medicine team.
Technical aspects of field of specialty.
OSHA standards for blood borne pathogens and proper cleaning techniques.
Applicable health regulations and laws.
Evaluate and treat a variety of athletic and sports-related injuries and illnesses.
Administer advanced first aid and physical rehabilitation programs.
Operate a variety of therapeutic, exercise equipment and modalities.
Tape/wrap student-athletes and apply protective devices and pads.
Communicate and educate student-athletes about various injuries, illnesses, anatomy and physiology
Maintain comprehensive records of rehabilitation and injury management in compliance with privacy laws.
Train and provide work direction to others.
Analyze situations quickly and accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Maintain currency of qualifications for area of assignment.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Travel to athletic events as requested.
Understand appropriate use of modalities for injury rehabilitation.
Work independently with little direction.
Follow departmental policies and procedures.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Pass the annual California Community Colleges Athletic Association (CCCAA) rules exam with a score of 80% or higher
Plan and organize work.
Communicate effectively with students, staff, student-athletes and physicians.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
Work with both male and female student-athletes
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: A bachelor's degree in physical education, athletic training, or completion of an entry level Master's program in athletic training AND two years of experience as an athletic trainer. A Master's degree in athletic training or completion of entry level doctorate program in athletic training preferred.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California driver's license and ability to qualify for district vehicle insurance coverage.
Valid Emergency Cardiac Care Certification that includes CPR (adult, pediatric and second rescuer).
Membership in good standing with the National Athletic Trainer's Association.
A valid and current Board of Certification for Athletic Training (B.O.C.) certification number.
Indoor and outdoor environment; subject to inclement weather, traveling to athletic games and lifting a maximum of 50 pounds.
* Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
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*ATTENTION*MATERIALS WITH PICTURES OR PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL RENDER YOUR APPLICATION INCOMPLETE. PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE ANY MATERIALS THAT ARE NOT ASKED FOR.
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POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
1) Complete and Current Resume
2) 1 - 2 Page Cover Letter addressing how you meet the requirements of the position. PLEASE ADDRESS, how you would demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
3) Valid Emergency Cardiac Care Certification that includes CPR (adult, pediatric and second rescuer)
4) A Valid and current Board of Certification for Athletic Training (B.O.C.) certification number
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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.
The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.
The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.
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Transforming lives through learning isn’t just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective. The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens. The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer. Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!