The Madeira School is seeking an Athletic Trainer for the 2018-2019 school year. Under supervision of the Director of Athletics, the Athletic Trainer is responsible for the athletic training program enhancing the student experiences. The Athletic Trainer works closely with the Health and Wellness Center on policies and procedures regarding student care.
Works to prevent injuries; provides First Aid/CPR/AED training for faculty and staff; works collaboratively with coaches on prehab, injury prevention programs, rehab/strength and conditioning
Evaluates and assesses injuries; refers to physician or emergency care as appropriate; manages minor injuries
Works under the direction of a licensed physician and in cooperation with other health care providers
Provides immediate care of injury or illness during athletic games and practices
Supervises the rehabilitation programs of injured students; makes orthopedic appointments and accompanies students to appointments
Works with students and their health care provider on a treatment and rehabilitation program
Conducts concussion training with faculty and staff; ensures students take ImPACT assessment and follow return to play protocols
Provides water, ice, and med kits to teams before practices and games
Maintains accurate records of all injuries, treatment, rehabilitation, and referrals; ensure appropriate internal communication in accordance with policies and procedures
Maintains the Athletic Training Clinic, training supplies and equipment, first aid kits, and inventory.
Adheres to NATA and BOC guidelines for maintaining current certification and completing continuing education units (CEUs) by the deadlines set by the BOC; maintains CPR, AED & First Aid certification
Assists athletic department with home game management and facilities management
Participates in community and departmental events
Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training
One-three years of experience in an athletic environment; familiarity with independent schools is a plus
Excellent oral and written communication skills, flexible, diplomatic, cooperative, service-oriented approach
Demonstrated professional and personal integrity
Exceptional initiative, judgement and problem solving skills
Proficiency in basic data management systems and basic computer applications (e.g., Word, Excel); willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with appropriate discretion
Willingness and ability to work flexible work schedule, including evenings & select weekends
Appreciation of and commitment to boarding and single sex education, diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
About Madeira School
The Madeira School is one of the country's premier boarding/day schools for girls in grades 9-12. For more than a century, Madeira has built a strong tradition of innovative teaching and learning, including hands-on, real world work experience for every student through Madeira’s award-winning Co-Curriculum experiential learning program. Located just outside Washington, DC, on the banks of the Potomac River in McLean, VA, Madeira enrolls 320 students from around the country and around the world.