Westfield Public Schools
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ATHLETIC TRAINER - WESTFIELD TECHNICAL ACADEMY


Westfield Technical Academy
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4060028 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: October 12, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Westfield Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for a part time Athletic Trainer at Westfield Technical Academy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Develops and administers fitness programs for athletes including prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation
  2. Assists athletes in recovering from injuries (acute and chronic) or health problems.
  3. Evaluates injuries sustained and provides immediate care for those injuries
  4. Administers rehabilitative exercise programs effectively and safely as indicated by the health care provider
  5. Administers proper athletic training techniques (wrapping, bandaging and taping) to decrease risk of injury
  6. Provides in-service instructions for coaches or other interested individuals in the care and prevention of athletic injuries
  7. Assists in the determination of when injured athlete can safely return to participation and competition
  8. Establishes and maintains records including injury, treatments and rehabilitation
  9. Reports all pertinent findings to appropriate parties
  10. Assist in the purchasing, maintenance, and inventory of athletic training supplies
  11. Adheres to safety practices and procedures
  12. Maintains technical and professional knowledge current with the latest theory and techniques of sports and physical medicine
  13. Performs other patient care activities
  14. Performs related duties as required


    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    1. Knowledge of the general principles and techniques of physical care for athletes
    2. Considerable interpersonal skills
    3. Ability to communicate effectively, oral and written
    4. Ability to be thorough and organized
    5. Ability to identify need for immediate medical attention
    6. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide the care needed by pediatric, adolescent and adults
    7. Knowledge of safety practices


      GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC)


      SCHEDULE: 15-19 hours per week. Varying schedule dependent upon offsite support requirements. May require evenings and weekends.

      REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Athletics

      Position Type: Part-time
      Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Westfield Technical Academy!

Westfield Technical Academy Mission Statement Our Mission at Westfield Technical Academy is to provide a high quality education by modeling and teaching our students the principles of hard work, compassion, humility, patience, honesty, and courage. Our School Goals: <ul><li>To use demographic, educational, and performance data to increase student achievement. <li>To provide integrated academic and vocational programs which optimize the potential of each student. <li>To maintain a current and demanding curriculum that is aligned to the academic and vocational Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and standards. <li>To align technical programs to national standards and accreditation requirements, allowing students to obtain relevant licensure/certifications. <li>To teach and model the importance of respect for everyone regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or home status. <li>To improve student achievement through relevant staff development. <li>To enhance parent and school communication. <li>To strengthen involvement and participation with Chapter 74 program advisory boards. <li>To increase public awareness of Westfield Technical Academy through expanded recruiting strategies and communication of student successes. <li>To increase our graduation rate through a variety of intervention programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Westfield Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
<b>REQUIREMENTS:</b> <ul><li>Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training Required</ul> <li>Licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professionals <li>Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association BOC <li>Trained in first aid and CPR <li>Trained and/or experience with the Impact Concussion program and protocols <li>Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required Applicants are required to possess and maintain certification as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Mass State Athletic Trainer license and CPR certification <b>WORKING CONDITIONS:</b> <li>Must be able to assist with or transfer patients of various weights/heights. <li>Must be able to lift 50 -75 pounds and may be required to carry medical, first aid and athletic training kit and coolers long distances <li>Must be able to push carts containing medical and athletic equipment. <li>Must be able to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long distances. <li>Applicants will be required to work out of doors in various weather/climate conditions, evenings, weekends.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
    Greg Vouros
    177 Montgomery Road
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-572-6484
    Email: greg.vouros@schoolsofwestfield.org