Baylor University is seeking a full-time Associate Director of Rehabilitation Services-Football. To provide athletic training and rehabilitative services for the football program under the direction of a Team Physician.
A Master's degree, 2 years of relevant work experience, and an active Christian faith are required. 4 years of relevant work experience is preferred.
All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
What You Will Do
Clinical Management and Medical Care
Develop, implement, and review return to sport programing for student-athletes in transition from restricted activity due to medically related conditions, significant breaks in the academic calendar and other reasons for absence from participation in sport.
In conjunction with the Assistant AD of Athletic Medicine for Football, develop close working relationships with other units within Health and Wellness (including Athletics Performance and Applied Performance Staff) to facilitate safe return to play for student-athletes.
Ensure rehabilitation and return-to-play of short-term, post-surgical, and long-term injuries for football student-athletes in conjunction with the Assistant AD of Athletic Medicine for Football.
Concussion care and rehabilitation for student-athletes in football in conjunction with the Football Athletic Medicine Staff.
Collaborate as part of the multidisciplinary medical team (e.g., Athletic Medicine staff and team physicians and outside providers) on specific concussion case management progressions.
Schedule and manage outpatient physical therapy services for football student-athletes.
Review and communicate utilization of the latest evidence-based techniques and modalities in order to achieve improved outcomes and RTP following injury.
Communicate with sports performance staff knowledge of strength and conditioning programs including coordination of group and individualized injury prevention programming as instructed by Director of Athletic Medicine - Football.
Administrative and Clinical Education
Establish metrics for continuous performance improvement and improved patient outcomes.
Provide education to patients, coaches, support staff, administrators, and parents.
Train and educate athletic medicine staff on emerging topics regarding concussion management and rehabilitation.
Assist with education of Master of Athletic Training Students.
Develop and maintain relationships with Baylor Physical Therapy Program.
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
Ability to comply with University policies
Maintain regular and punctual attendance
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.