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Athletic Trainer at Palo Alto Unified School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 1/13/2020 Application Deadline: Continuous
Employment Type: Length of Work Year: 2019 - 2020 School Year
Salary: Stipend (Category A $4,588-$5,506 per season) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Nelson Gifford Email: ngifford@pausd.org
Phone:
Location: Palo Alto High School
Department: Athletics
Benefits: N/A

Job Summary

Job Summary

The duties of the Athletic Trainer include, but are not limited to, the prevention of athletic injuries; recognition, evaluation, and the immediate care of athletic injuries. The Athletic Trainer shall serve as a liaison of physical health support to and between athletes, coaches, Athletic Directors, physicians, and parents. The Athletic Trainer shall enact and use reasonable efforts and professionalism to ensure that players participate in interscholastic activities, events and practices only when physically able and that any instructions provided by their attending physician are understood and followed. Safety and health of the athlete comes first. Duties will involve working late afternoons, evenings, and weekends. They must work effectively with people representing diverse cultures, perspectives and needs, including all genders.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

• BA or BS degree in Anatomy, Kinesiology, Physiology, Nutrition or similar field from an accredited college/university or a combination of experience, training and/or education to demonstrate proficiency in the knowledge and abilities listed in Sports Medicine or similar field • One year of certification and experience required, 3-4 years’ experience in athletic training setting is preferred • ATC Certified by and member in good standing with National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification • Evidence of TB clearance • First Aid certificate is required • CPR certificate is required • Valid CA driver's license and acceptable driving record is required • Fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is required • Completion of Athletic Taping and Bracing course or equivalent experience is required • Basic Water Safety Certification (desirable)



      • BA or BS degree in Anatomy, Kinesiology, Physiology, Nutrition or similar field from an accredited college/university or a combination of experience, training and/or education to demonstrate proficiency in the knowledge and abilities listed in Sports Medicine or similar field • One year of certification and experience required, 3-4 years’ experience in athletic training setting is preferred • ATC Certified by and member in good standing with National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification • Evidence of TB clearance • First Aid certificate is required • CPR certificate is required • Valid CA driver's license and acceptable driving record is required • Fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is required • Completion of Athletic Taping and Bracing course or equivalent experience is required • Basic Water Safety Certification (desirable)

           


          Application Deadline

          Continuous

          Date Posted

          1/13/2020

          Contact

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          Stipend (Category A $4,588-$5,506 per season)

          Length of Work Year

          2019 - 2020 School Year

          Employment Type

          Location:

          Palo Alto High School

          Department:

          Athletics

          Benefits:

          N/A