Head Athletic Trainer

Location: Dover, Delaware US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 4680

Position Title: Athletic Trainer

External Description:

Pivot Sports Medicine has an immediate opening for a Head Athletic Trainer at Delaware State University. This salaried,  full-time, 12-month position will offer medical, financial and continuing education benefits.  Benefits include medical, dental and vision, paid time off, 401K and a comprehensive continuing education package.

The Head Athletic Trainer at DSU will oversee the operations and management of sports medicine services for 18 NCAA Division I sports teams in the MEAC conference as well as serve as a supervisor for six Assistant Athletic Trainers.  The Head Athletic Trainer will be responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries within the University as well as coordination of care with an extensive network of outside medical providers. 

Other Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Works collaboratively to provide each team an assigned athletic trainer
  • Evaluates and provides preventive solutions for injuries and illnesses
  • Provides education and outreach to student-athletes, university staff, and community on various health related topics
  • Provides counseling, education and appropriate resources to student-athletes for sports related injuries, mental health, and nutrition
  • Performs administrative duties such as but not limited to inventory, documentation, record keeping, and budget
  • Assists with coordination of medical services for both home and away competitions
  • Supervises, educates, mentors, and recruits assistant athletic trainers as well as university students interested in the profession of athletic training or physical therapy
  • Works within the sports medicine team both internally and externally to provide a continuum of care for student-athletes
  • Provides services to and travels with teams as assigned
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure that Delaware State University is in compliance with all MEAC, NCAA, State and National laws regulating student-athletes and athletic trainers in regards to sports medicine services.
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation to the University regarding injuries
  • Facilitates all insurance documentation and records management
  • Works collaboratively with all on campus medical professionals to provide appropriate oversight to student athletes
  • Works in conjunction with Pivot Sports Medicine to provide additional resources and support to university athletic trainers and student-athletes
  • Reports to Director of Sports Medicine Operations for Pivot Physical Therapy and Delaware State University Athletic Director

Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree in Athletic Training or similar preferred
  • At least 3 years Division I Head Athletic Trainer experience
  • DE license or eligible
  • NATABOC Certified
  • Familiarity with Sportsware Online
  • Understanding of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of insurance structure, filing claims, and appropriate record keeping
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate within the entire sports medicine team
  • Ability to mentor, educate, and organize Assistant Athletic Trainers as well college students with an interest in the field of athletic training or something similar
  • Professional demeanor and communication with collegiate athletes

Pivot fosters clinical and professional excellence through continuing education and mentorship. At Pivot, you become an integral part of a reputable Athletic Training team that provides sports medicine services to professional, collegiate, and scholastic athletes throughout the Mid-Atlantic.  Other benefits include: 

  • $1,000 in continuing education reimbursement
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Networking opportunities with a variety of area physicians
  • One-of-a-kind Athletic Trainer New Grad Mentorship program
  • Opportunities for PRN work at camps and tournaments and with professional and collegiate sports teams
  • Participation in Pivot’s Annual Sports Medicine Staff Development Conference
  • Professional, supportive and fun work environment
  • Unlimited online CEUs through our partnership with MedBridge

Address1: 1015 S. Governors Av

Company: Pivot Physical Therapy

PostalCode: 19904

City: Dover

State: Delaware

Community / Marketing Title: Head Athletic Trainer

Company Profile:

Pivot Health Solutions is a premier provider of health and wellness services that focus on getting people back to health, preventing injury and staying fit where they work, live and play.  Our core offerings include: Pivot Physical Therapy— helping people get back on the move by delivering the highest quality care and superior functional outcomes through evidence-based practice; Pivot Occupational Health— helping businesses keep workers healthy and safe, while controlling employee health care costs; Pivot Sports Medicine— helping athletes of all ages meet their performance needs with personalized services to safely prevent or recover from sports-related injuries; and Pivot Performance— helping athletes at all levels reach peak performance with customized, instructor-led programs for individuals, semi-private groups and athletic teams. No matter where a person is on the spectrum of health, we have a personalized solution delivered by the best professionals in their chosen fields.


EEO Employer Verbiage:

Pivot Health Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Pivot Health Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Pivot Health Solutions expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Pivot Health Solution's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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