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The University of Michigan is accepting applications for 12-month Post-Graduate Athletic Training Fellowship positions. This athletic training fellowship opportunity will prepare athletic trainers for advanced clinical practice that will enhance the quality of health care to student-athletes, optimize student-athlete outcomes, and improve student-athlete health, welfare, and lifetime wellness through an interdisciplinary model and the utilization of evidence-based practice concepts. The University of Michigan Athletic Training Fellowship aims to further the development of licensed athletic training practitioners into advanced level clinicians and future leaders in the field of sports medicine through mentored clinical education opportunities along with dedicated sport assignments. Athletic Training Fellows are exposed to multidisciplinary settings of clinical practice, testing, and research, as well as administrative and interpersonal growth and development.
Clinical Education Outcomes Topics:
Athletics Healthcare Administration
Concussion Prevention, Recognition and Evaluation, Testing, and Management
Movement Screening, Corrective Exercise, and Predictive Injury Modeling
Strength and Conditioning Skills, Techniques, and Program Design
Athletic Performance Testing and Evaluation
Alternative Medicine Techniques
Advanced taping Techniques
Orthopedic Grand Rounds and Sports Medicine Journal Club
Autonomous athletic team care, coverage, and travel through a close mentorship relationship
Professional socialization into the NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics work setting
Collaborative interdisciplinary work within a sports performance and student-athlete health and welfare model
Integrated telemedicine with mentors and physicians
State of the art facilities
Possible Team Assignments:
Track and Field
Aquatics (Water Polo and Swimming and Diving)
$25,225.00 (12-month fellowship term June 17, 2019-June 12, 2020)
Professional Development (CEU) opportunities
Additional opportunities to work camps, clinics, and other per diem opportunities
Masters’ Degree in Athletic Training and/or a related field
Current certification by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC)
Current or be eligible for licensure as an athletic trainer within the State of Michigan
Current CPR and AED certification
Strong and effective oral and written communication skills
Strong and effective organization and time management skills with accuracy and attention to detail
Proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, diverse, and dynamic athletic working environment
Proven ability to work independently, prioritize, and complete tasks in a timely manner
Appropriate training and adherence to common regulatory requirements of healthcare providers (e.g. OSHA, HIPAA, etc.)
Appropriate training and knowledge of medical documentation and electronic medical records
Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary healthcare and sports performance model
Proven ethical behavior.
Previous experience with manual therapy techniques and experience as a preceptor for athletic training students is also strongly desired.
12-month fellowship term June 17, 2019-June 12, 2020
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 165039
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