Stephanie L. Smith
Sumrall, MS *9482
Hattiesburg Clinic, Hattiesburg, MS — Certified Athletic Trainer
February 2016 – PRESENT
Currently serve as Head Athletic Trainer at Jones College where I am responsible for the prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation of over 230 athletes.
Serves as an instructor in the school of Human Performance and Recreation where I teach First Aid and CPR providing Certification through the American Heart Association.
American Heart Association Instructor for First Aid and CPR course
Responsible for all insurance claims regarding athletic injuries
Supervise sport medicine students
Served in a physician extender role working alongside an Orthopedic Surgeon
Roomed patient’s, obtain vital signs and past medical history
Developed rehabilitation protocols for patients seen by the attending physician.
Ordered x-rays, removed staples and stiches, and fit patients with proper braces.
Encore Rehabilitation, Poplarville, MS — Certified Athletic Trainer
August 2007 - June 2014
Served an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Pearl River Community College.
Primary responsibilities included practice and game coverage for Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Basketball and softball.
Provided coverage at two local high schools as needed.
AAA Ambulance, Hattiesburg, MS — EMT-Basic
June 2003- August 2007
Worked as an EMT-basic for a local ambulance company.
Assisted the paramedic in patient care including attaching leads for cardiac monitor, blood pressure, pulse.
Insured proper transportation and transferring of patients to the appropriate facility
Pennsylvania Western University, Califonia, PA
-MS in Exercise Science, Sport Psychology Concentration
July 2022-July 2023
The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS — BS in Athletic Training
June 2001 - May 2004
Jones College, Ellisville, MS — Emergency Medical Technician-Basic
May 2003-August 2003
Holmes Community College, Goodman, MS -AA in Liberal Arts
August 1998-May 2001
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND CERTIFICATIONS
National Athletic Trainer Association # 991586
Mississippi State Licensure #0434
Member of Mississippi Athletic Trainer Association
American Heart Association CPR Instructor
Varsity Brands Cheer and Dance, May 2002-July 2002
Volunteer for Rise and Shine Marathon Hattiesburg, MS 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019,2021,2022, 2023