Athletic Therapist

Posted: July 12, 2019
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JOB SUMMARY

  • Briercrest Athletics is dedicated to preparing student athletes to become champions pursuing excellence in their lives of faith through service, and in sport.
  • The Athletic Therapist role is crucial in the maintainance and rehabilitation of our varsity athletes
  • The role will be based out of the Athletic Department
  • The position length of the yearly contract can be negotiated

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A desire and commitment to be a follower of Jesus Christ as a way of life
  • Certified Athletic Therapist (CAT (C)) certification.
  • In good standing with the CATA
  • Concussion management experience is an asset, however additional training will be provided by current therapist prior to position start date.
  • University or College education in Athletic Therapy. 
  • First Responder certificate
  • Related work experience is desired
  • Highly flexible to accommodate late afternoon or evening practice and weekend competitions
  • Administrative and technical skills needed to be successful at the role.

DESIRED OUTCOMES AND ACTIVITIES

  • Assessment and treatment of all player injuries
  • Development of a specific rehabilitation and return to play plan for each injury
  • Communicating with and directing team coaching staff on all matters related to player injuries and illnesses
  • Maintaining all medical records pertaining to treatment required
  • Maintaining and submitting insurance claims to insurance providers
  • Facilitating communication with players to physicians, coaches, and other medical staff on player status and well being
  • Preparing a team emergency action plan
  • Maintain and order medical supplies for department needs
  • Develop and manage therapy budget with Athletic Director
  • Coordinate with the Athletic Director on equipment and supply needs for the department
  • Prepare rehabilitation programs for athletes as needed

TEAM RELATIONSHIPS

  • This position will report to the Athletic Director
  • This position will work with the Athletic Department staff and other coaches

APPLICATIONS                                                                                                                                                                          Applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé/CV, names of three references and any specified documents by email to the Human Resources office at hr@briercrest.ca. This position will begin as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

All employees of Briercrest College and Seminary are required to sign and adhere to our Institutional Covenant. Please review the covenant prior to submitting your application.

 

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