Copper Mountain Resort Woodward Summer Camp Athletic Trainer in Soda Springs, California

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Position Summary: This position serves as the Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) in an Action Sports camp for children and youth who are engaging in skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, biking, tumbling, trampolines, and a variety of other activities. The ATC supervises all injuries related to trauma in the Bunker, in the skateparks, and around camp and works with the Health Supervisor and other medical staff to make the call on diagnosis and next steps with the patient. ATCs are responsible for the day to day medical needs of the campers and staff including but not limited to: taping, icing, after-care needs, responding to emergencies, administering first aid, etc. This position reports to the Health Supervisor.

All camp employees are role models to our campers and should be prepared to represent the Woodward brand to the highest standard.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Monitor health of staff and campers
  • Handle health and medical concerns that arise to ensure all camper athletic training needs are met
  • Establish and maintain appropriate routines including record keeping, accident/incident reports, managing and safeguarding medications, proper disposal of medical waste, using approved standing orders, and routine inspections of camp areas
  • Perform injury assessment, taping, icing, etc.
  • Make necessary appointments with community health care professionals
  • Provide comfort and assistance to camp participants who are injured during their stay
  • Maintain appropriate inventory of supplies, place orders or purchase replacements
  • Communicate directly with the Health Supervisor and camp office in regards to camper and staff medical issues
  • Lead liaison between camp staff and parents in regards to injuries
  • Monitor and evaluate camp procedures, conditions, and facilities, and suggest improvements to promote more healthful conditions
  • Attend all camper training and activity sessions
  • Participate in all staff trainings and meetings
  • Lead staff training pertaining to camp safety and injury prevention
  • Prepare a summary and evaluation of the camp season with suggestions for improvement, including inventories and camper reports of health issues

  • At the end of camp season, make sure the facilities are cleaned and equipment/supplies are inventoried and stored. Complete other duties as assigned to close camp

  • Learn and follow through with safety regulations and emergency procedures
  • Follow camp rules pertaining to the use of alcoholic beverages, smoking, and use of drugs
  • Submit all required paperwork on time
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • NATA member

  • Can handle fast paced, potentially high-pressure environment

  • Is flexible with hours and days of work with the ability to work any day of the week and any/all holidays that may be required for the position
  • Has excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Is able to use basic computer skills to maintain and submit records and reports
  • Is a flexible and creative thinker, with the ability to react quickly and appropriately to challenging situations, is proactive, dependable and cooperative
  • Is adept at working in a team environment, as well as independently

  • Is a Team Player -- supportive of team members in their work, not afraid to jump in and help or ask for help when necessary. Respects every team member at all times

  • Is courteous, polite, neat in appearance, and possessing good personal hygiene

  • Is able to maintain confidentiality in all matters

  • Is honest and has the highest integrity
  • Has a friendly, outgoing personality with commitment to provide the best experience for the guests at all times
  • Follows established policies and procedures. Is supportive of Woodward Tahoe's vision, mission and Core Values
  • Leads by example through their actions, decisions and treatment of everyone they deal with
  • Is comfortable to challenge policies and procedures, and understands that after challenging any policies/procedures, it is imperative to abide by the decisions made for the overall good of Woodward Tahoe
  • Has a valid driver's license with good driving record and proof of insurance

  • Live on camp grounds in assigned housing and adhere to all camp rules

Certification & Education Requirements:

  • BOC-certified
  • ARC CPR, AED, and First Aid certified

  • College degree in appropriate field of study required; Masters degree preferred

  • Must have 2-3 years of ATC experience
  • Must have 2-3 years of experience working with kids and/or teens
  • Experience around action sports and trampolines is preferred
  • Experience working in a Camp environment is preferred
  • Must provide a letter of recommendation and 3 work related references
  • Possess the ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Internships are considered

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