Athletic Trainer Job Description Sample

A job description helps potential applicants identify relevant positions that would be a good fit for their skillset. Use this template to get started.
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Example job summary

A successful job summary will provide applicants with a strong introduction to your company and the role. Use positive and active language that sums up the advertised role and your company. Include an exact location, or mention if the location is remote.

Example Athletic Trainer job summary

Our fast-growing company is looking for an experienced and highly personable athletic trainer to improve the quality of care that we give our patients. The ideal candidate will create an organized plan of care for a patient based on the a physician's evaluation and assessment. The athletic trainer will carefully log the patient's injury information and treatment information to ensure that the patient receives the highest level of care. The right candidate will create bonds with patients and show them that they care about their health and road to recovery.

Athletic Trainer responsibilities

This section should convey the most important duties for the role. Highlight any responsibilities that may be unique to the role or particularly interesting for potential applicants. It’s also beneficial to describe how the role fits into the larger organization.

Example Athletic Trainer responsibilities

  • Perform on the field care for immediate injuries of clients
  • Assist in the day-to-day operation of the firm
  • Maintain injury log as required by procedure
  • Collaborate with physician to create the best care plan for the patient
  • Prepare clients for athletic competitions to prevent injury
  • Evaluate injuries and determine correct physician to refer patient to

Athletic Trainer requirements

This section should list the essential qualities of an ideal candidate. Include previous work experience, education or achievements that would be beneficial. And list any preferred hard and soft skills.

Example Athletic Trainer requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Athletic Training, Master's preferred
  • Computer skills to work with medical software
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • 1 year of experience working in a clinical setting
  • Required state certifications
  • Ability to connect with patients

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