Athletic Trainer

Department: 
The Cadets
Application Period: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 to Thursday, May 16, 2019
Employment Type: 
Contract/Seasonal
Work Location: 
National Tour
Body: 

The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps is looking for a certified athletic trainer to provide professional services for our performing arts organization for the summer. Our student athletes include 150+ brass, percussion and guard performers ages 16-22. Tour coverage can be split among multiple athletic trainers based on the need for medical personnel throughout the season.

Position reports to Medical Team Lead with a dotted line to Corps Manager, Tour Manager and Director.

The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps is looking for a certified athletic trainer to provide professional services for our performing arts organization for the summer. Our student athletes include 150+ brass, percussion and guard performers ages 16-22. Tour coverage can be split among multiple athletic trainers based on the need for medical personnel throughout the season.

Position reports to Medical Team Lead with a dotted line to Corps Manager, Tour Manager and Director.

Responsibilities

  • Effectively communicate the plan of care and medical clearance status regarding member participation to appropriate staff and corps management.
  • Provide input to staff regarding winter conditioning and summer fitness workout programs as requested.
  • Provide patient education in the areas of sports injury prevention and care to include concussion management and more.
  • Maintain confidential and protected patient information.
  • Organize, maintain, and dispense all first aid and over the counter supplies within your scope of practice.
  • Be a team player by collaborating and communicating with the lead physician / medical director, lead nurse, and touring volunteer nurses, physicians, paramedics, and other health care professionals.
  • Perform all duties with the highest of ethical and professional standards utilizing the NATA Code of Ethics as the standard of evaluation.

Requirements

  • Demonstrate the ability to provide injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions as set forth by the NATA board of certification standards of practice.  
  • Supply Work experience references, Bachelors degree or Master degree, verified BOC certification, CPR/AED certification (with appropriate time validations), and current state licensure (if required).
  • Effective interpersonal skills to communicate both in person and in writing with members, administrative staff, corps management and other health care team members and parents.
  • Decision making skills to make quick and accurate treatment assessments.
  • Evidence of professional liability insurance.
  • The applicant must pass background check.
  • Provide proof of current health insurance OR purchase supplemental travel / emergency medical protection through CiviCRM
  • Possess proficiency with various technological tools to include (but not limited to) e-mail, word processing, and the ability to quickly learn and become proficient with the CampDoc Electronic Health Records (EHR) system.
  • This position takes direction from Lead Physician and Medical Lead as applicable.

Location and Schedule

Part-time positions will be structured around the corps’ summer tour and require travel with The Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps. Summer positions run from the months of May-August (start and end dates are flexible and based on schedule). Tour coverage can be split among multiple athletic trainers based on the need for medical personnel throughout the season.

Compensation

The Cadets athletic trainer is a paid part-time position. Compensation will include seasonal wage, housing, transportation (conditional), and food provided to those traveling with the corps (summer).

Application Procedure

Please submit your resume, short cover letter, references (one from an AT professional OR supervisor and one from a team where you have served OR a member of academia) and supporting applicable materials via the online application as well as direct any questions to jobs@yea.org.

Summer Employment

Applicants may be subject to a screening project and a series of phone/live interviews as part of the evaluation process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status. The Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps offers equal opportunity and treatment to all who apply and is committed to diversity.

Next Drum Corps Show

June 28, 2019
J. Birney Crum Stadium
Allentown, PA

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About Us

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Contacts

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