Yale University Intern, Athletic Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut
Position Focus: Reports to Head Athletics Trainer. Provides care for injuries to athletes. In conjunction with physician or Head Athletic trainer, devises a treatment plan and carries out rehabilitative techniques. Assesses effectiveness of treatment plan recommends modified courses of action. Recommends and administers policies on fitness and medical care of injuries. This position is a ten month (August - May) fixed duration position and may be renewed for one additional term. Requires travel, work on weeknights and weekends. Schedule will change weekly based on operational needs. This is a limited earnings position.
Essential Duties 1. Under the supervision of the Head Trainer, treats and rehabilitates athletes to return to full activity levels. 2. Conducts pre-season screening and conditioning to prevent injuries during competitions. 3. Administers first aid and emergency techniques. 4. Recommends new or modified care treatment; documents treatments, referrals, and injury reports. 5. Determines methods for educating both athletes and coaching staff on proper training techniques and modalities. 6. In conjunction with team physician, determines when an athlete has completed a rehabilitation program and can resume an appropriate level of activity. 7. Travels with and/or oversees assigned varsity sport team.
Required Education and Experience Bachelor's of Science degree in Physical Therapy or Allied Health Sciences.
Required Skill/Ability 1: Strong organizational and follow through.
Required Skill/Ability 2: Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
Required Skill/Ability 3: Professional attitude and work ethic.
Required Skill/Ability 4: Ability to function independently.
Required Licenses or Certifications Certified Athletic Trainer
Physical Requirements Ability to work evenings and weekends and in inclement working conditions. Standing and walking for long periods of time.
Preferred Licenses or Certifications: CPR-AED certified.
Weekend Hours Required? Yes
Evening Hours Required? Yes
Drug Screen No
Health Screening No
Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
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Supervisory Organization: Athletics - Medical and Training Operations
STARS Requisition number: 44838BR
University Job Title: Intern, Athletic Medicine
Posting Position Title: Intern, Athletic Medicine
Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Overtime Eligible: Overtime Eligible - (Yale FLSA Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Fixed
If Fixed Duration, Period: 2 years from date of hire
If Fixed Duration, is continuation possible?: Yes
Other Fixed Duration Date: 15-Jun-2019
Compensation Grade: Athletics
Compensation Grade Profile: Intern, Athletic Medicine (P4)
Work Location: Central Campus
Worksite Address: 70 Tower Parkway New Haven, CT 06511
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5