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Athletic Trainer Manager - Johnson C. Smith University - FT

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 84839
Job Family: Rehabilitative Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Schedule dependent on college events/practice schedule.
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 51011028337504-Sports Medicine


JOB SUMMARY: Manages the athletic training program and overall healthcare of athletes as directed by the Musculoskeletal Institute in regional community outreach settings.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited athletic training program. Experience as a Board of Certification (BOC) certified Athletic Trainer varies with each level (refer to addendums). Experience as an athletic trainer in a high school or college setting.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: BOC certified and licensed as a Certified Athletic Trainer in the State of North Carolina. Completion of American Heart Association Healthcare Provider that includes CPR and AED training.


  1. Manages the administration, supervision and evaluation of employee performance for a team of athletic trainers.
  2. Uses preventative measures appropriately; provides standard immediate care procedures used in emergencies; clinical evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning for a team of athletic trainers.
  3. Employs appropriate assessment outcomes measures to determine effectiveness of the regional outreach program. Determines appropriate return to play of athletes and active population working together with athletic directors and athletic trainers. Coordinates the referrals to appropriate medical professionals to ensure optimal level of care. All duties and responsibilities performed under the supervision of a directing and supervising physician.
  4. Promotes safe and collaborative working environment for patients, employees and others who encounter Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine needs in the community (Athletic Director, Coaches, Parents).
  5. Performs in a clinical role as requested to deliver excellent patient care in the community and clinic setting.
  6. Responsible for the coordination of the operational aspects of orthopaedics & sports medicine which includes schedule and personnel management as well as high school venue site logistics.
  7. Works collaboratively with the Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Team to ensure service excellence for all customers of the regional outreach program.
  8. Oversees the regional high school athletic trainer program and all functions related to the day-to-day management of program including relationship development.  
  9. Communicates in a professional and timely manner with players, physicians, staff, families and all members of the healthcare team.
  10. Attends staff meetings, hospital in-services, and complete mandatory educational requirements.




  • Excellent oral, written, listening, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate and maintain competency as required for job title and the unit/area(s) of assignment
  • Ability to work well with all ages, races, class and gender of people
  • Ability to work and communicate with coaches, parents, teachers, physicians and other health care professionals
  • Excellent leadership qualities and decision-making skills, as well problem-solving abilities
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement, organizational values, and principles for service excellence



  • Promotes an environment that is safe, friendly, and inviting
  • Some night and/or weekend work required
  • Stressful work environment
  • Frequent interruptions



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X       Standing
X       Walking
  X     Sitting
  X     Bending
    X   Reaching with arms
    X   Finger and hand dexterity
    X   Talking
    X   Hearing
    X   Seeing
        Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
  X     20 lbs. maximum
X       50 lbs. maximum
X       100 lbs. maximum