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Summer Athletic First Aider Course - July 15 & 16 - Sign up today!

The summer is here!  MATA Athletic First Aider Courses are in full swing.  If you're interested in a non-sport specific course that takes your first aid skills above and beyond in the sporting world, this is the best course for you.  Whether you're a parent or coach looking to sharpen your skills or an athlete or student wanting to help your team, the course is great knowledge for on and off the field/court.

Prerequisites:  16 years of age or older and have valid certification in CPR and First Aid





July 15 & 16th

This course is open to those individuals looking to assist with community teams providing first aid coverage.  Learn how to tape an ankle and manage football specific injuries for higher care.  You must have a valid first aid and CPR to take the course.

Details
When:  July 15-16, 2017
Time:  9:00am-4:00pm both days
Location:  Sport for Life Centre - 145 Pacific Avenue
Cost:  $80.00 per person
   - includes instruction from Certified Athletic Therapists, course manual, in class taping   
supplies and exam

SIGN UP TODAY AT THE LINK BELOW


What is a Football Athletic First Aider Course?


The program has been operational since the summer of 2005 and is designed to educate individuals providing first aid to football teams.
The course is 14 hours long and provides theoretical and practical sessions on the following topics:
  • Role of the First-Aider.
  • The Health Care Team
  • Liability
  • Medical Exams
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness Training
  • Protective Equipment
  • Basic Anatomy
  • Injury Classification
  • On-Field Assessment
  • Sideline Assessment & Management
  • Return to Play
  • Life Threatening Injuries
  • Non-Life Threatening Injuries
  • Taping & Bracing  
For further details, please contact the MATA, mata@sportmanitoba.ca

*Minimum 6 participants for course to be hosted

AAA Hockey Bantam Warriors - Looking for AT Student

AAA Winnipeg Hockey – The Bantam I Warriors (14 years old boys) is looking for an experience Athletic Therapist(s) for their 2017/18 season.

The Athletic Therapist provides direction to athletes and coaches based on an assessment with a focus on prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

The incumbent will provide appropriate medical coverage during practices and games. Coordinate and implement all medical, rehabilitation and strength and conditioning activities.

Travel is required with the team, including tournaments. All travels are on bus and all expenses are covered through the team.

Qualifications
• Strong leadership and communication skills;
• Strong organizational skills to manage program components;
• Experience working with hockey players would be an asset;
• Must have a car
• Ability to effectively work with coaches and manager

Starting Date: September 16, 2017

Honorarium: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Student will be responsible to log hours and submit to Team Manager monthly.

Deadline for Applications: July 15, 2017 or until position is filled

Applicants must submit, by email, a letter of application, curriculum to sarahbkaye@hotmail.com

MATA Recommended Fee for Service - Effective July 1, 2017



Reminder to all members that the recommended fee for service rates effective July 1st, 2017 are as follows:

Initial Assessment:  $75.70 + GST = $79.49
Subsequent Treatment: $51.52 + GST = $54.10

Note that some insurance agencies have their own guidelines set for fees.  Please familiarize yourself with their guidlines.

Any questions, please contact:

Faye Zachedniak
MATA Program Director
mata@sportmanitoba.ca

MJHL Wolverines - Athletic Therapist

The Waywayseecappo Wolverines are accepting resumes for the position of Athletic Therapist / Equipment Manager for the 2017-18 MJHL season.

The successful applicant must be a team-oriented individual who is out going, organized and willing to work closely with the coaching and medical staff to serve players’ needs. The position requires strong organizational and communication skills with a positive attitude. The individual will also be required to travel with the team to all road games; travel expenses will be covered by the team.

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
 - Attend all games and practices.
 - Management and repair of team equipment (Sticks, gloves, pants, helmets, jerseys, etc.).
 - Game day set up of dressing room and team equipment.
 - Skate sharpening and daily laundry.
 - Keeping an accurate log on all injuries, team equipment, and medical supplies.
 - Working closely with medical personnel to attend to and assess player injuries, rehabilitation and documentation.
 - Injury prevention and physical preparation guidelines.
 - Communication of injuries to coaching staff and appropriate medical personnel.
 - Maintaining an inventory of both hockey and medical supplies within a budget.

Interested applicants are asked to outline their qualifications, Certified Athletic Therapists or related program and previous hockey team experience would be an asset. Those who recently attempted the June CATA exam may also apply. This position requires non-standard hours. Salary will be based on experience and certification.

Those interested are asked to forward a resume to:
Arnie Caplan – General Manager and Head Coach Waywayseecappo Wolverines Junior A Hockey Club Email: arniecaplan@gmail.com

Further details can be found HERE


Deadline for resumes is July 5, 2017.

Athletic Therapist - Multi-disciplanary Therapy Team

Starke Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for a contract Athletic Therapist position. At this time there are part time hours available based on demand for services with lots of room for availability and flexibility.

Starke Strength & Conditioning is moving to a brand new location mid July 2017 on the north perimeter at 781 Kapelus Dr. Our new location is host to over 6000 sq/ft of exercise space, 600 sq/ft of turf and a 1200 sq/ft therapy studio.

Our new location is connected to a 9000 sq/ft gymnastics studio and a 30 second drive from the Sunova Community Centre. We are easily accessible from the Maples, Garden City, West Kildonan, East Kildonan, West St Paul, East St Paul, St Andrews, Selkirk, Oakbank, and the town of Birds Hill.

What can Starke offer you?
• Flexible hours and schedules
• 24 Hour online bookings with billing and digital charting.
• A strong referral base of members to assist in building your clientele
• A brand new gym and clinic available for use to maximize treatment results
• A fun and contagious work environment
• Unlimited access to equipment, classes, and instructors
• Marketing for therapy services to help build clientele
• Direct Billing to all major insurance providers

What Starke is looking for
• Self motivated and driven individuals
• Hardworking team players
• Open minded and supportive
• Approachable and outgoing
• Willing to support and assist with Starke events
• Social media assistance for therapy specific marketing



For more details, CLICK HERE for the full job posting link.

If this sounds like you or someone you know please send a resume our way or contact paul@starkestrength.com to schedule a meeting and see if you would be a good fit for our team.


EL1TE Performance - Athletic Therapist

OVERVIEW:
Not only are we the leader in Performance Training…we invented it. ELITE is Canada’s FIRST Performance Centre — founded in 1998 by Jeff Fisher and Wade Miller. With over 25,000 athletes trained to date, we have been the training partner of more professional athletes than anyone in Canada.

ELITE is not just a Performance Centre, we are a community of like minded athletes with one goal in mind: success. We all know that it is not just the time you spend in the gym that counts, it is also the decisions you make in front of the fridge and the rest of the 22 hours a day you are not in the facility. To ensure your goals are reached, we back up Canada’s Best Programming with Nutrition and Physiology Lectures, Sport Psychology Seminars and solid nutrition programming to ensure you get a huge return on your investment.

This individual assist the Head Athletic Therapist in managing the day to day sports medicine operations for Elite. Within this role, the individual should be prepared to provide injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for client medical problems.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs as Certified Athletic Therapist in managing the health care of players. Healthcare includes, but is not limited to: first aid / emergency care, on-site injury evaluation, application of appropriate modalities, developing rehabilitation and prevention programs, as well as conducting rehabilitation and making medical referrals
• Maintain a complete and up-to-date client records in our provided electronic medical record system.
• Inventory supplies and clinical equipment
• Keep athletic training room and clinic area safe, clean and organized
• Provide medical assistance to clients as well as cooperating teams under supervision of the Director of Rehabilitation and Head Athletic Therapist
• Comply with OSHA Standards with regards to blood borne pathogens
• Perform other duties as assigned or required

REQUIREMENTS:
Licences and Certifications
• CATA certified athletic therapist
• In good standing with CATA
• Preferred registered Athletic Therapist in Manitoba with the MATA
• Current professional CPR and sports first responder
Please submit cover letter, resume, and references together as one attachment via email to Izzadmaher Satoudian: Izzadmaher@elitewinnipeg.com only full submissions will be considered.

For further information, please CLICK HERE for official job posting

RINK Hockey Academy - Athletic Therapist Intern

TERM: August-April

The RHA (RINK Hockey Academy) – based out of the RINK and Shaftesbury High School, in collaboration with ELITE performance – is looking for two or more Athletic Therapists for the upcoming 2017-2018 hockey season (end of August to end of March).

This academy trains the highest level of Manitoba hockey players in their respective age classes. There will be Bantam (14-15 years old), Elite 15 (15 years old) and Midget (16-17 years old) teams competing this year. Each team will play about 45 regular games during the season, including 10+ out-of-town trips.

This position will allow you to further your career and possibly implement yourself within the organization of The RINK and Elite Performance.

Reporting to the Head Athletic Therapist, the Athletic Therapist Intern will be responsible in helping the Athletic Therapists throughout the term. The intern will assist in player health and rehabilitation both on and off the field. This position will be a great learning experience for those looking to make a career in Athletic Therapy.

Major Responsibilities:
•Assist in daily treatments of the players.
•Support the Athletic Therapist team with implementation of treatment and rehabilitation programs. •Assist in injury reporting and documentation.
•Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Knowledge/Skills/Attributes:
•Completion of 2 or more years in sports medicine, athletic therapy, kinesiology, or related field. •Ability to meet multiple demands in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.
•Proven ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner.
•Maintain confidentiality and discretion handling sensitive matters involving players.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Excellent organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail.
•Proficiency in using computer software including spreadsheets, databases, internet based systems, email, etc.
•Availability to work irregular hours and game days.

This is a great opportunity to earn school credit or get your foot in the door for the world of sports. We want to help build the next generation to grow and thrive in this industry!

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to Izzadmaher@elitewinnipeg.com

For further information, CLICK HERE for official job posting.

RINK Hockey Academy - Athletic Therapists

The RHA (RINK Hockey Academy) – based out of the RINK and Shaftesbury High School, in collaboration with ELITE performance – is looking for two or more Athletic Therapists for the upcoming 2017-2018 hockey season (end of August to end of March). This academy trains the highest level of Manitoba hockey players in their respective age classes. There will be Bantam (14-15 years old), Elite 15 (15 years old) and Midget (16-17 years old) teams competing this year. Each team will play about 45 regular games during the season, including 10+ out-of-town trips.

This individual will manage the day-to-day sports medicine operations for Midget and assist the RHA Head Athletic Therapist in managing the day-today sports medicine operations for our other teams. Within this role, the individual should be prepared to provide injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for players’ medical problems.

Licences and Certifications
• CATA certified athletic therapist
• In good standing with CATA
• Preferred registered Athletic Therapist in Manitoba with the MATA
• Current professional CPR and sports first responder
• Hockey experience preferred (exception may be granted for experience in other sports)






For further details and responsiblities, please CLICK HERE

Please submit cover letter, resume, and references together as one attachment via email to Izzadmaher Satoudian: Izzadmaher@elitewinnipeg.com only full submissions will be considered.