Assistant Athletic Trainer- part time
The Assistant Athletic Trainer supports the Johnson Athletic Center by delivering high quality, student-athlete focused sports medicine services within a collaborative, multidisciplinary healthcare team.
This role reports to the Head Athletic Trainer, Medical Director, and the Director of Athletics.
This position is a part time, non-residential role with a schedule of 25 hour per week in the afternoons, evenings, and weekends.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Applies critical thinking and makes independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines.
- Communicates effectively in high stress/pressure situations when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff, and families.
- Provides athletic training coverage at all interscholastic athletic events (i.e., practices and games), in conjunction with the sports medicine team.
- Maintains confidential electronic medical records on all injuries and rehabilitation procedures.
- Collaborates with the sports medicine team to administer the school-wide concussion management program (SWAY Medical).
- Assists the Head Athletic Trainer in the implementation of all school-wide/office/departmental policies.
- BOC certified (Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer)
- Possess (or be eligible for) the state of Connecticut athletic training licensure
- Proficient in the use of electronic medical records
- Familiarity with SWAY Medical assessment tool
Working at Choate: Choate Rosemary Hall is a coeducational, independent secondary school located in central Connecticut with 850 boarding and day students and over 350 employees. Choate serves intellectually gifted and motivated students of diverse backgrounds from across the globe whose commitment to serious study is enhanced in an academically challenging and personally supportive setting.
Choate provides students with transformative and meaningful experiences that instill lifelong habits of learning, leadership, and service, shaped by innovative and passionate educators. Teaching faculty at Choate are innovative, collaborative, and committed to our students' intellectual, social, emotional, and character development. Our faculty understands that each of our students has the potential for growth and works to encourage students to develop their own ideas and voices in learner-centered environments.
For its students and employees alike, Choate strives to be a diverse and inclusive community where all feel valued and embraced. On our campus, principled individuals from diverse backgrounds are united through common purpose, active engagement, and mutual respect. We celebrate differences and the richness of our varied backgrounds and experiences. Recognizing that working in an inclusive community can also present challenges, we embrace those challenges through ongoing dialogue and interaction, enhancing empathy and appreciation for those whose perspectives differ from our own.
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