Start Date: June 1, 2019
End Date: August 10, 2019 (Dates negotiable)
Application Deadline: ASAP
Location: Bastrop, TX
Compensation: College Credit available for eligible interns
Housing, food and transportation provided
Volunteer Hour Certificates available upon request
Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps is seeking motivated individuals for our Summer 2019 Tour. Qualified candidates should be able to evaluate, advise, and treat athletes to assist recovery from injury, avoid injury, or maintain peak physical fitness with some level of independence. Athletic Training Interns will work on a team consisting of a Registered Nurse, a Physical Trainer, and a remote Athletic Training Supervisor. Chosen interns will not be required to diagnose performers alone, but with the assistance of the Athletic Training Supervisor.
Our ideal candidate is/should be able to:
-Working towards an Athletic Training Certification
-Care for athletic injuries using physical therapy equipment, techniques, and medication.
Assess whether a performer is in need of more serious medical care
-Evaluate performers’ readiness to perform/rehearse, and provide participation clearances when necessary and warranted.
-Apply protective or injury preventive devices such as tape, bandages, or braces to body parts such as ankles, fingers, or wrists.
-Collaborate with physicians in order to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries
-Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to coaches and physicians.
-Massage body parts in order to relieve soreness, strains, and bruises.
-Accompany injured performers to hospitals.
-Perform team-support duties such as running errands, maintaining equipment, and stocking supplies.
Skills that are not mandatory, but beneficial:
*we have staff members qualified to perform these actions
To Apply, Submit the following materials to ------------:
-Cover letter expressing your interest in this particular opportunity. In your cover letter, indicate any date conflicts.
-2-3 professional references (academic also acceptable)
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