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Athletic Trainer

Bullis School

Potomac, MD

Full Time

Posted 2 days ago


Bullis School have not specified a salary for this role. DirectlyApply estimates this role should be paying an average of $46,932 per year based on similar jobs posted in the last 30 days.

Education & Experience

This role would benefit from having:

Postgraduate Degree

Shifts & Hours

Night shifts
Weekend shifts

Job Description

Bullis School seeks an Athletic Trainer to contribute to our vibrant learning community starting in the 2023-24 academic year. This position is responsible for the prevention, recognition, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The Athletic Trainer will coordinate efforts with team and family physicians to provide therapeutic rehabilitation to expedite the athletes’ safe return to athletic participation. As part of this full-time position, the Athletic Trainer will teach several sections of Middle School Health or Lower School Physical Education depending on background and experience in addition to athletics responsibilities after the academic day. This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Athletics.
Bullis is a community that welcomes new people and ideas, embraces diversity, and shares a common vision of kindness, challenge, and reflective learning. Bullis is proud of its culture of innovation and growth and supports faculty with ample professional development opportunities that include a commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training and education. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics. To learn more about teaching and learning at Bullis School please click here.
Essential Functions
Attend on-site practices and scheduled sports events (including off-site hockey) as scheduled
Provide and ensure a safe playing environment for athletes
Evaluate and treat athletic injuries, illnesses, and wounds and refer to physicians when appropriate
Assist and advise the coaching staff regarding injury prevention, conditioning programs to decrease the risk of injury, and the selection, care, and fitting of protective equipment.
Responsible for giving basic instruction to athletic staff members in the prevention and care of injuries.
Set up for practices and home events and maintain a well-stocked medical kit (as needed) and water for all practices and games.
Provide pre-practice and post-practice modality treatments (heat, therapeutic exercises, stretches, ultrasound, etc)
Complete basic athletic training room duties which include maintaining a clean and healthy environment in the athletic training room and following athletic training room rules
Provide the coordination of any emergency care procedures and the transportation of injured athletes
Responsible for referring athletes to a physician when evaluation and treatment of an injury or illness goes beyond the athletic trainers scope and expertise
Carry out specific, prescribed treatment of the school or family physician regarding an injured athlete; may serve as a liaison between the physician and the parent/athlete concerning the injury
Consult with neuropsychologist on care and treatment of students with concussions (as needed)
Provide reassessment of previous injuries before allowing athletes to return to competition or practice
Responsible for inputting injury reports for athletes who suffer any injury or illness into the electronic record-keeping system
Teach several sections of Health or PE as needed
Other Duties
Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics
Ability to work flexible hours, including some nights and weekends
Qualities of a Bullis Athletic Trainer
An appreciation and respect for middle and high school-aged students as learners and people, through challenging and joyful moments alike
Commitment and knowledge to work with, teach, and lead groups of diverse individuals in respectful, equitable, and inclusive ways
Good cheer, humor, and warmth, balanced by professionalism and sound judgment
Detail-oriented, with the capacity to effectively and efficiently manage numerous small and large tasks
Flexibility to meet the needs of changing athletic schedules
Proven ability to maintain accurate detailed records and confidentiality
Physical Requirements
Must be able to carry, pull, push, and lift equipment necessary for care
Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions
Ability to regularly sit and/or stand for long periods
Ability to lift to 25 lbs., with or without reasonable accommodations
Required Education and Experience
Masters degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training
NATA/BOC certified
Licensed by the Maryland Board of Physicians or ability to obtain licensure prior to start of position
CPR and AED certifications
Bullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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