Certified Athletic Trainer

March 23, 2024

Job Description

Potomac Healthcare Solutions

Certified Athletic Trainer – D1 (12 Month)

Longwood University – Farmville, VA

About the Position:

Potomac Healthcare Solutions is proud to offer a rewarding opportunity to work at Longwood University in charming Farmville, Virginia and invites applications for an Athletic Trainer in the Athletics Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with the team physician and the Associate Athletics Director of Health, Wellness, & Performance/SWA within guidelines set forth by the NATA, NCAA, and the Commonwealth of Virginia to ensure the health and welfare of Longwood University intercollegiate athletes.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform a full range of Certified Athletic Trainer duties. All services performed shall fall within those guidelines established by the National Athletic Trainers Association, American College of Sports Medicine, and American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.
Evaluation/treatment of injury/illness to Longwood student-athletes
Provide emergency medical coverage during athletic events/practices/travel for teams.
Refer injured/ill athletes to team physicians/consultants regarding injuries/illnesses/care.
Communicate effectively with coaches and student-athletes alike regarding injuries and playing status.
Communicate effectively with team physicians.
Counseling/advising student-athletes and coaches regarding health, conditioning, illness or injury.
Apply appropriate protective padding/braces/strapping/other orthotic devices.
Design/modify appropriate individual rehabilitation of post-surgical/post-injury conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in related study (Physical Education, Kinesiology, Physiology, Athletic Training, Biomechanics/Movement Science), Master’s Degree preferred.
Eligibility for a Virginia State License required.
BOC certification as an Athletic Trainer
CPR and AED certification
Experience as an athletic trainer with a field sport preferred.
Must be a US Citizen.

Potomac Healthcare Solutions offers the following benefits:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Health Savings Account
Employer Paid – Basic Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Short-Term Disability
Long Term Disability
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan – Employer Match
Paid Time Off
11 Federal Holidays
Continuing Education
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness Incentives and More

About Potomac Healthcare Solutions:
Potomac Healthcare Solutions is an award-winning, dynamic, and rapidly growing healthcare services company with a proven background in providing world-class health services for both government and commercial organizations. We are actively recruiting skilled, caring practitioners to support our rapidly growing program base and supported healthcare facilities. If you would like to be a part of a quality-driven organization and make a difference, we would like to talk to you!

If you do not find interest in this opportunity but know of someone who may, we kindly ask that you refer the individual to Potomac Healthcare Solutions by forwarding this job posting.

We especially welcome employment interest of US Military Veterans with honorable service.

Potomac Healthcare Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled.

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