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Now Hiring: Certified Athletic Trainer

The Northwest Youth Music Association is searching for a certified Athletic Trainer to lead all aspects of the Seattle Cascades Drum and Bugle Corps wellness program, which includes providing a high-quality experience centered on the health, wellness and betterment for members, staff, and volunteers.  

This position’s primary responsibility is to provide injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions as set forth by the NATA board of certification standards of practice. The individual is expected to help establish and maintain a professional, safe, and welcoming environment for all personnel -- including students, staff, and volunteers. 

The Athletic Trainer will report to the Corps Director. This position works collaboratively with the educational director, tour director, and operational director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the ability to provide injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions as set forth by the NATA board of certification standards of practice.

  • Effectively communicate the plan of care and medical clearance status regarding member participation to appropriate staff and corps management.

  • Provide input to staff regarding winter conditioning and summer fitness workout programs as requested.

  • Provide patient education in the areas of sports injury prevention and care to include concussion management and more.

  • Maintain confidential and protected patient information.

  • Organize, maintain, and dispense all first aid and over the counter supplies within your scope of practice.

  • Answer all phone calls and electronic correspondence promptly.

  • Document all significant patient encounters in the electronic health record system.

  • Be a team player by collaborating and communicating with the other members of the team.

  • Perform all duties with the highest of ethical and professional standards utilizing the NATA Code of Ethics as the standard of evaluation.

  • Assist in maintaining tour medical supplies and equipment inventory.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or master's degree, verified BOC certification, CPR/AED certification (valid through August 2023), and current state licensure (if required).

  • Effective interpersonal skills to communicate both in person and in writing with members, administrative staff, corps management and other health care team members and parents.

  • Decision making skills to make quick and accurate treatment assessments.

  • Evidence of professional liability insurance.

  • The applicant must pass background check.

  • Provide proof of current health insurance OR purchase supplemental travel / emergency medical protection.

  • Possess proficiency with various technological tools to include (but not limited to) e-mail, word processing, and the ability to quickly learn and become proficient with the corps medial logs located on our Microsoft 365 platform.

Work Conditions

  • Residing in the Seattle/Portland area, is highly preferred.

  • Ability to attend winter rehearsals consistently with the corps mid-Nov to mid-June 

  • Ability to tour consistently with the corps mid-June to mid-August

  • Dealing with unplanned issues and daily schedule changes

  • Travel for up to 10 hours on a vehicle, which may include tour bus, RV, van, etc.

  • Sleep in a vehicle during travel

  • Stand for long periods of time

  • Work outdoors for up to four-hour time blocks during the summer in a variety of climates

  • Ability to lift 40 lbs. 

  • Maintain a personal cell phone and computer in good working order (no compensation available for personal devices).

Application Instructions   Seattle Cascades is committed to enhancing our diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 

Interested applicants should submit contact information to jobs@seattlecascades.org , along with a cover letter and resume (PDF preferred). 

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