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Director of Sports Medicine | Statesboro

Job Description:

Optim Healthcare is seeking a full time Director of Sports Medicine.

Job Requirements:

  • Plans, organizes and directs the department activities for the treatment of athletes.
  • Demonstrates ability and trains staff to perform the following functions regarding athletic injuries: prevention, assessment, treatment, (including first aide) and reconditioning as set forth by the NATA Board of certification.
  • Administers and ensures trainers carry out all prescribed treatments and recommendations by the team/program/event physician.
  • Demonstrates and trains staff on proper taping, strapping, bracing, and fitting of athletic equipment.
  • Manages and ensures coverage by trainers in regards to assigned pre-season physicals, sports games or matches, and related events.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the athletes’ status and interpret the appropriate information.
  • Establishes and develops sports medicine policies and procedures concerning services provided.
  • Resolves problems by assisting trainers experiencing care issues.
  • Selects and trains/orients assigned personnel.  Assigns work and supervises daily operations.
  • Provides guidance and instruction to subordinate trainers, educating them on appropriate procedures.  Introduces and demonstrates new techniques.
  • Evaluates performance and recommends merit increases, promotions, and disciplinary actions.
  • Reviews departmental performance.  Develops and maintains a program of quality assurance related to care matters.  Recommends changes in work methods.
  • Collects data and prepares reports.  Maintains statistics, services provided and referrals.
  • Determines equipment needs, evaluates equipment for purchase, initiates equipment orders and implements equipment maintenance.
  • Develops and recommends department operation budget.  Ensures department operates within budget.

 Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field.

Experience:

  • Minimum two years of experience, preferably in an athletic training setting. One year supervisory experience in a physical therapy/athletic training department.

Other Requirements:

  • Current state license. Current CPR certificate.

Optim Offers:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Company Benefits
  • Vacation, Personal Time Off, and Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401K Plan

Apply for this position by sending your resume and cover letter to staffing@optimhealth.com