The Associate Athletic Director of Sports Medicine is responsible for developing, coordinating, and administering all aspects of a Division I sports medicine program that serves approximately 425 intercollegiate student athletes. This position is the primary liaison to Cowell Heath Center, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), West Coast Sports Institute (contracted team physician group), and other health care professionals. The person in this position is responsible for abiding by all WCC and NCAA regulations plus assisting to ensure departmental compliance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop, coordinate, and administer an overall sports medicine program, including, but not limited to: injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, and injury treatment plans for student athletes.
- Responsible for the formation of the department athletic training staff, including hiring, training, education, supervision and evaluation of assistant/associate athletic trainers, graduate assistants, student athletic trainers.
- Responsible for identifying and managing the contract with the medical services provider group that employs the team physicians.
- Provide administrative oversight and assign staff responsibilities for insurance claims; staff scheduling; physician coverage of clinics, competitions, and preseason physicals; to monitor inspection and maintenance of Sports Medicine equipment; health and wellness education; and equipment/supply requisition.
- Coordinate the system, policy, procedure, and oversight of medical records for all student-athletes. Work in conjunction with team physicians and the General Counsel to ensure best practices for medical record keeping to ensure compliance with all state and federal laws.
- Coordinate with the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance to assist in the processing and filing of any medical hardships, redshirts, or necessary waivers.
- BOC, CPR and AED certification required.
- Knowledge of FERPA, OSHA, and HIPPA bylaws.
- Previous experience working in the sports medicine field for a Division 1 program preferred.
- Familiarity of NCAA governing rules preferred.