OverviewUniversity of Regina Assistant Athletic Therapist View Part Time in Regina, SK
University of Regina
Branch Regina SK CA
Assistant Athletic Therapist View
Knowledgeable about policy to limit risk associated with athletes and teams including medical screening, insurance requirements, event coverage, return to play…
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please note that preference will be given to APT Members.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and an updated resume that clearly states how they meet the posted qualifications.
(Faculty and Sessional postings only)
CUPE Information (CUPE postings only)
Assistant Athletic Therapist
$56,409 – $73,657 annually
Duration (if term)
Term (October 1, 2015 – June 30, 2017) with possibility of extension
This is a high volume position and requires the ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment, with an ability to multitask to balance athletic therapy and administrative work. Effective communication, sometimes difficult, with all stakeholders including student-athletes, coaches, health care practitioners, administrative personnel and the community is essential. Evenings and weekends are required throughout the athletic season. The successful candidate will be required to cover events in a variety of environments and may face variable temperatures and weather conditions.
Reporting to the Head Athletic Therapist, the Assistant Athletic Therapist is a Certified Athletic Therapist in good standing responsible for the delivery of medical services to all varsity athletes including, but not limited to: assessment of athlete injuries, treatment of athlete injuries, providing education sessions and mentoring to student trainers, and providing event medical coverage. This position is responsible for providing therapeutic treatments involved in the prevention, immediate care, rehabilitation, and reconditioning of sports injuries sustained by varsity student-athletes at the University. The incumbent is responsible for adhering to the professional standards of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association and Saskatchewan Athletic Therapists Association. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the information, diagnoses, and rehabilitation provided to student athletes is accurate, professional and complete.
– Provide all athletic therapy services for varsity athletics;
– Provide education and mentoring to student trainers working with varsity teams;
– Supervise student trainers working with varsity teams;
– Provide medical support to varsity athletes including emergency care, on-site rehabilitation at inter-university competitive events, accurate and timely assessment, rehabilitation, post-operative care, return to sport progressions and injury prevention;
– Maintain and update an injury tracking system;
– Provide and help coordinate coverage for assigned varsity athletic events;
– Inventory, set-up and preparation of emergency equipment and supplies including medical kits for each team;
– Educate student-athletes and student-trainers on the Canadian Anti-doping program (CADP) and other health care topics associated with participation in CIS athletics;
– Knowledgeable about policy to limit risk associated with athletes and teams including medical screening, insurance requirements, event coverage, return to play decision making;
– Collect, review and, where applicable, refer on to the physician, all pre-season medical forms for new and returning athletes;
– Teaching responsibilities within the Kinesiology Athletic Therapy stream;
– Possibility of community focused billable therapy during off season;
– Perform other duties in support of the operation of the unit.
– Professional designation of CAT(c);
– Member in good standing with the Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association;
– Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of clinic and field experience;
– CSCS or CEP certification preferred;
– Current First Aid, First Responder, AED and CPR certifications;
– Excellent spoken and written English in order to communicate effectively with coaches, athletes, staff, health care professionals, and in the classroom setting; draft correspondence, documentation, and reports;
– Proven ability to work in a team environment;
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to deal sensitively with individuals;
– Ability to multitask and work under pressure;
– Must be available to work flexible hours;
– Proven ability to provide training to student therapists;
– The incumbent will be required to occasionally lift greater than 50 lbs.
Required Applicant Documents:
The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self identify on their application.
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Regina, SK, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23