Develop, coordinate and direct a comprehensive sports medical program for UTRGV’s 16 varsity sports. Perform professional and administrative services essential for the health, safety and welfare of over 250 student-athletes. Responsible for oversight of team physicians, training room personnel, and extended medical staff within the guidelines set forth by the NATA/BOC, NCAA and the State of Texas to ensure a high standard of care for all student-athletes.
Five (5) years of experience in athletic training. Must have demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and sports medicine standards of care, ability to apply NATA/BOC code of ethics to care, excellent organizational and supervisory skills, strong communication skills, and a strong commitment to professional growth, demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment, and experience working in a comprehensive sports medicine environment.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Long and varied hours. Frequent weekend and evening activities. Travel with overnight and/or multi-day stays required. Possibility of working in dangerous conditions such as blood borne pathogen related areas. Possibility of working in inclement weather conditions (i.e. cold, heat, rain, etc.)
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