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Medical High School

Location:
La Cañada Flintridge, California, 91011, United States
Posted:
October 19, 2016

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Tamar Vega

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La Canada, California, 91011, United States

818-***-****

tamarvega@ ymail.com

Education

University of Miami Coral Gables, FL

MSEd in Sports Medicine August 1999

California State University Long beach, CA

BA in Kinesiology; Athletic training May 1997

Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA

AA in Physical Education May 1995

Certifications

National Athletic Trainers Association

Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) November 2000

California Massage Therapy Council

Certified Massage Practitioner (CMP)

California Teaching Credential; Vocational Education Health Science and Medical Technology

Professional Experience

La Puente Valley ROP La Puente, CA

Teacher/Athletic Trainer 2014 - Present

• Teaching sports medicine and medical core classes to grades 9-12; Topics include anatomy and physiology, injury prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation, internship supervision, and career preparation.

• Teaching EMT courses to high school students in grades 9-12; Topics include first aid/CPR/ AED, trauma recognition, care and transport, career perspectives and career preparation.

• Providing medical coverage for upper and lower level football and wrestling, injury care, evaluation and treatment, pre-game taping and preparation, coordinating student internships, etc.

South Pasadena High School South Pasadena, CA

Teacher/Head Athletic Trainer 2008 - 2013

• Teaching vocational sports medicine classes to students in 10th - 12th grade.

• Providing medical coverage during athletic practices and events for 12 CIF sports.

• Providing injury prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for student-athletes in grades 9 - 12.

• Organizing student-internships throughout the school year; managing and teaching

student-assistants in the athletic training room. St. John Bosco High School Bellflower, CA

Head Athletic Trainer/Teacher 2001 - 2006

• Provided athletic training services [injury recognition, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation] for over 700 athletes in 12 CIF sports.

• Injury documentation and reporting; maintained medical records for entire student body.

• Cared for athletic injuries using various modalities (cryotherapy, thermotherapy, therapeutic exercise, etc.)

• Traveled with football and basketball teams to competitions/tournaments.

• Taught Ecology, Biology and Sports Medicine to students in grades 9-12.

• Established a sports medicine internship program to engage students in learning about the field of athletic training; worked with them to provide services to student-athletes/faculty.

• Recruited and managed athletic training student assistants throughout the year. Trilogy Spa Hermosa Beach CA

Massage Therapist 2006 - 2008

• Conferred with clients about their medical histories and problems with stress or pain to determine how massage would be most helpful.

• Provided massage therapy services in an upscale spa setting.

Burke Williams Pasadena, CA

2004 - 2005

• Conferred with clients about their medical histories and problems with stress or pain to determine how massage would be most helpful.

• Provided massage therapy services in an upscale spa setting.

Additional Experience/Internships

University of Miami - Athletic Training Intern 1998 - 1999 University of Southern California - Athletic Training Intern 1999 - 2000 Asher Clinic - Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy Aide 2000 - 2001 United States Olympic Training Center - Athletic Trainer Summer 2006

References available upon request



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