17 - ATHLETIC TRAINER
Pueblo City Schools
- Job ID: 2700152
- Application Deadline:
Posted until Filled
December 17, 2017
Athletics & Activities > Trainer
Please submit a current Resume
- Athletic Trainer Certification (Must attach copy of your current certification with your application or you will not be considered)
- Current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification, e.g., American Heart Association, American Red Cross, National Safety Council; and, ability to pass post offer screen lift test
- Prefer: 26 hours or more in Sports Medicine
Requires rapid, accurate decision-making skills in potentially life-threatening sports injury situations. Requires rendering of pre-hospital first aid / primary care and acute injury management while at risk of being exposed to blood borne pathogens.
- Requires lifting and/or transporting of injured athletes and administration of CPR. Must be able to lift heavy weights (up to 200 lbs.) and have functional use of all four extremities.
- Ability to pass post offer screen lift test.
- Apply pre-event / pre-practice protective padding, taping and or bracing
- Gather and make available the appropriate first aid / emergency supplies in support of the sporting activity or contest
- Insure that proper and adequate amounts of fluids are available to the athletic participant during a practice session or contest so as to prevent dehydration and heat illnesses
- In the event of an acute injury, apply triage principles to rapidly assess the situation and administer appropriate emergency care in keeping with her / his level of fist aid / CPR knowledge of certification
- Apply the principles of the "RICE" (Rest Ice Circulation Elevation) protocol and other American Red Cross approved first aid measures to acutely injured individuals
- Notify a Certified Athletic Trainer, Medical Doctor, or Emergency Medical Technician if appropriate, based on the severity of the injury
- Follow the standing orders of an attending physician to provide ice following practice or events to previously diagnosed, chronic inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions
Pueblo City Schools seeks to comply with state and/or federal law prohibiting discrimination in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, sex(gender), age, genetic information, or disabilities in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries regarding Pueblo City Schools' compliance may be referred to the Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Compliance Officer for Pueblo City Schools, 315 West 11th St., Pueblo, CO 81003 (719) 549-7162.
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