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Job Posting: Athletic Therapist

The Drayton Valley Thunder Jr. A Hockey Club is accepting applications for the position of Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager.

The successful applicant must have excellent communication and organization skills and be able to work both independently and in a team environment.

Responsibilities/Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

? Assist in the prevention, assessment and treatment of injuries
? Responsible for giving players medical treatment they may need prior to, during or after practices/games
? Provide medical coverage at all practice sessions and games, both home and away
? Develop an Emergency Action Plan for any major injuries
? Provide injury evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries
? Develop a return to play plan for injured players
? Coordinate treatment with physicians/medical personnel
? Provide an injury report/update to the coaching staff daily
? Maintain all medical records pertaining to treatment required
? Coordinate medical insurance claims
? Maintain team equipment:  Sharpen skates, perform minor fixes, cleaning and laundry throughout the season
? Keep an up to date inventory of all equipment
? Order equipment as required
? Participate in equipment budget development

Qualifications:

– Respect in Sport- https://ha.respectgroupinc.com/secure/
– Hockey Canada Safety Program- http://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/Hockey-Programs/Safety/Safety-Program.aspx
– First Aid and CPR
– Certified Athletic Therapist (CATA or NATA – USA)
– Criminal Record Check
– Proficiency with MS Office applications, including Excel, Word and Outlook

To apply please forward a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Joey Bouchard, Drayton Valley Thunder Hockey Ltd.
Email:  Joey.Bouchard@dvthunder.ca