A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
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 use 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, and administrative and interpersonal growth and development.
Clinical Education Outcomes Topics:
Athletics Healthcare Administration
Comprehensive Hands On Training in Muscle Energy Technique
Manual Therapy Techniques including PNF, Graston Technique, Myofascial Decompression, Taping
Emergency Preparedness and Response
American Red Cross CPR, and Stop the Bleed Instructor Training
Collaborative Interdisciplinary Care Within a Sports Performance Model
Research Topics and Case Study Presentations
Performance Nutrition Concepts
Athletic Counseling and Mental Health
Strength and Conditioning Skills, and Techniques
Concussion Prevention, Recognition and Evaluation, Testing, and Management
Movement Screening, Corrective Exercise, Athlete Biometric Assessment, and Performance Analytics
Advanced Therapeutic Modalities
Medical Ethics and Legal Aspects of Athletic Medicine
Orthopedic Grand Rounds and Sports Medicine Journal Club
Autonomous athletic team care, coverage, and travel
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 athletic medicine with mentors and physicians
Possible Team Assignments:
Track and Field
Aquatics (Water Polo and Swimming and Diving)
$35,568 (12-month fellowship term June 21, 2021-June 17, 2022)
Professional Development (CEU) opportunities
Additional opportunities to work camps, clinics, and other per diem opportunities
Masters’ Degree in Athletic Training 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
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
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for entire shift.
Routinely moves heavy coolers, medical kits, injured athletes, etc.
Experience with manual therapy techniques
Experience as a preceptor for athletic training students
1 or more years experience as certified athletic trainer
The University of Michigan Athletic Department is dedicated to building a department culture which demonstrates respect for all, shows compassion for others, and celebrates the differences among our staff, student-athletes, and supporters. We are committed to the hiring and development of diverse staff who contribute to an inclusive environment.
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:
Generous time off
A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
Long-term disability coverage
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
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 are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 191580
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