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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 4241053
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

528509 - Athletic Trainer II

Classificaiton: Athletic Trainer II
Department: Student Health and Counseling
Sub-Division: Student Retention
Salary Range: Classification Range $4,158 - $8,058 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $4,158 - $6,500 per month)
Appointment Type: Probationary
Time Base: Full Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:

The Student Health and Counseling Center strives to support students in achieving their academic, professional, and personal goals. Maintaining an optimal level of wellness is crucial for living a higher quality life and reaching your highest potential. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Athletic Trainer II. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under general supervision of the Physician, the Athletic Trainer II is responsible for evaluating patient's needs, developing appropriate short- and long-term treatment goals, providing rehabilitative training and therapeutic modalities for injured students. Documents treatment information in patient's medical records and consults with Student Health and Counseling Center providers and orthopedic specialist regarding issues pertaining to treatment of orthopedic and sport injuries. In consultation with the Head Athletic Trainer or Lead Athletic Trainer, provides progress notes to providers regarding patient rehabilitation treatments. Provides splinting, taping, and crutch training as directed. Designs general injury prevention fitness programs for students to use at exercise facilities on campus and in the local area. Performs administrative duties including scheduling, answering telephone inquiries, and preparing educational materials. In addition, assisting in the formulation of educational programs regarding musculo-skeletal injuries, assisting with the orthopedic consultant in the orthopedic clinic, and performing other duties as directed. In the absence of the Head Athletic Trainer or Lead Athletic Trainer, this position is responsible for all coordination/direction of the sports rehabilitation services. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Athletic Training, Physical Education, Kinesiology or a related field of study or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Two years of experience as a certified Athletic Trainer in a high school or college environment. General knowledge of the principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning, injury prevention, injury assessment, and rehabilitation. Knowledge of the full range of therapeutic modalities and their practical use and physiological basis, as well as other therapeutic preventions and treatments such as taping, bracing, and massage. Ability to effectively use rehabilitation and exercise equipment, Ability to follow the rules, regulations, and guidelines established by the campuses governing national collegiate athletic associations pertaining to student athletes, their training, sports medicine care, and health and safety. Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) standards for handling blood borne pathogens. Knowledge of the requirements for maintaining medical records, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards and following insurance procedures. Ability to effectively assess and evaluate injuries and their severity, develop conditioning and rehabilitation programs, and manage and treat injuries. Ability ty to use the full range of appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments and rehabilitation and exercise equipment to treat and prevent injuries. Ability to determine the appropriate referrals for athletes to other health care professionals. Ability ty to recognize life threatening situations and administer the appropriate emergency aid. Ability to use a computer to perform medical, insurance, and other recordkeeping functions. Ability to to work in an environment with competing priorities. Possession of strong interpersonal and communications skills to develop effective working relationships with athletes. Ability to demonstrate full-to-advanced proficiency in the skills and abilities of the Athletic Trainer. Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and administrative skills involved in coordinating an athletic training and sports medicine program.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Movement performance assessment, joint mobilization, PNF and ACL return to sport program experience.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2023 (9:00 PM)

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