Athletic Trainer Job Description Sample
Exciting opportunity to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services with over 1000 practice locations!
HCA Healthcare is a national leader in providing modern, culturally competent, patient-centered care and we are driven by one single goal: the care and improvement of human life.
We are looking for an exceptional Certified Athletic Trainer to join our team. We believe in our team and your ability to help us provide high quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.
We offer an excellent benefits package, competitive salary, tuition reimbursement, and growth opportunities. We are seeking a great addition to the team who feels patient care is as important as we do!
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As an Athletic Trainer in our practice, you will function as a champion of patient care and comfort who, under the direction of a physician, practices treatment or physical rehabilitation.
JOB DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Administers active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, and modality treatments such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, ultraviolet, infrared, and hot/cold packs.
Administers traction to relieve neck and back pain.
Instructs, motivates, and assists patients to learn and improve functional activities such as perambulation/ambulation, transfer, and daily living activities.
Observes and reports patients' response and progress to treatments to the Physical Therapist.
Fits patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices (canes, walkers, wheelchairs) and trains patients in use and care.
Confers with members of physical therapy staff and other health team members to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs.
Measures patient's range-of-joint motion, length/girth of body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of specific treatments.
Performs clerical duties such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering phones, and filling out forms.
- Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or a related field is required.
- 1 year of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer is highly preferred.
- Active and unrevoked certification from the National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA) is required.
We believe in going above and beyond, and feel that there is no nobler pursuit than that of caring for and improving human life. We hope you'll join us on our mission!
Any Shift: Hours vary
Weekend & Holiday Rotation: Per schedule
The athletic trainer provides physical therapy services in accordance with a written plan of care and under the advisement of a supervising Physical Therapist. The athletic trainer provides treatment, first aid and sports medicine coverage for athletic events according to contract with designated school. Activities of this position are patient focused in accordance with physical therapy standards, physician orders, and affiliate policies and procedures.
(50%)* Responsible for the assessing, treating, preventing, and rehabilitating athletic injuries for the designated school, including practice and game coverage per contract.
(30%)* Provides treatment techniques to facilitate and restore optimal functioning performance specific to certified athletic trainer's patient care area.
(10%)* Provides adequate feedback to Physical Therapist regarding patient's progress and reports any unusual reaction or response to therapeutic program.
(10%)* Completes daily documentation necessary for billing procedures per affiliate policy and in compliance with regulatory agencies. Records and tracks daily activities at designated school.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Documents the patient/family/caregiver response to treatment and changes in patient condition per affiliate documentation policies and/or standards and in compliance with regulatory agencies.
Educates patient/family/caregiver in home education program using relevant and effective teaching methods.
Demonstrates effective oral and written communication with all internal and external customers to maximize quality of patient care including coordination with interdisciplinary team members.
Promotes education and development among staff, students, and other health care providers using relevant and effective teaching methods.
Promotes process improvement.
Assists with program development.
Provides feedback in team conferences and interdisciplinary meetings as appropriate.
Promotes physical therapy within MidMichigan Health and service area, participating in and providing community education.
Demonstrates commitment to MidMichigan Health and specific affiliate mission as evidenced by customer service, quality of service, and teamwork.
Under guidance of physical therapist, certified athletic trainer will facilitate communication between physical therapist and physician regarding changes in treatment regime.
Maintains confidentiality of patient and affiliate information in accordance with MidMichigan Health and affiliate policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft® Windows.
An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.
- Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training
Education equivalent experience:
- Graduated from an athletic training curriculum approved by the National Athletic Trainer's Association.
MI Lic Athletic Trainer
Basic Life Support
Valid State of Michigan Drivers License
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
Successful completion of MidMichigan Health and affiliate specific orientation.
Successful completion of new hire competency.
Interpersonal skills needed for effective verbal and written communication in the English language to interact with people individually and in a group at all levels and to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable manner.
Ability to work independently, demonstrating problem solving and organizational skills, time management skills and initiative.
Mandatory tuberculosis (TB) testing is required and must be done annually.
Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is required and must be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan.
Ability to work where employee may be exposed to communicable diseases.
Ability to perform essential job functions with reasonable accommodation.
Ability to demonstrate and teach selected treatment routines to appropriate professional and non-professional individuals.
Prefer one to three years of experience working in a sports medicine clinic or university setting.
Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Conditions
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.
Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position.
Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description.
Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s).
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching.
Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake.
Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis.
Physical Demand Level: Medium. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 21-50 lbs., frequently 34-66% of the workday 20 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and constantly (67-100% or the workday) 10 lbs.
The HCA Physician Services Group (PSG) is the physician solution for the Hospital Corporation of America. PSG makes it easier for physicians to practice medicine by reducing the burdens of managing an independent practice and infusing the best clinical and operational standards in every office. With 13,000 employees that work in more than 790 practices across 21 states, PSG is leading the way by delivering high quality, cost effective health care in communities across the country.
We offer an excellent benefits package, competitive salary and growth opportunities. Join our team and share your skills and talents with the nation's largest private provider of healthcare services.
The Athletic Trainer will provide injury prevention and treatment services.
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Perform assessments and evaluations
Organize physician notes and radiographic studies
Guide patients through the physical exam and post-appointment processes.
Liaison between physician and patient
Present final case reviews to physicians
Casting, splinting and DME/brace fitting
Perform therapeutic exercise
Administer gait training
Instruct in home exercise programs
Braces, stints, casting
- Bachelor degree required; Master's preferred.
- Minimum 1 year preferred. Experience in a clinical setting a plus.
- Certified Athletic Trainer preferred
VCU Health System's ORTHO –VCU Sports Medicine is seeking a full time Athletic Trainer to provide day-to-day athletic training services for a local sports team. Assesses, treats and develops rehabilitation and reconditioning strategies for athletes.
Designs and implements prevention and education programs. The athletic trainer will attend all home and away games as agreed upon by the respective head coaches and/or athletic directors.
The athletic trainer will perform the following functions regarding athletic injuries: prevention, assessment, treatment, (including first aid) and reconditioning as set forth by the NATA Board of certification.
Demonstrates proper taping, strapping, bracing, and fitting of athletic equipment.
Carries out all prescribed treatments and recommendations by the team/program/event physician.
Maintains NATA and CPR certification in accordance with those respective institutions.
Covers assigned pre-season physicals, sports games or matches, and related events under the supervision of the program manager.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the athletes' status and interpret the appropriate information.
Must be able to assist with or transfer athletes of various weight/heights.
Must be able to push carts with athletic equipment on them.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long distances.
Must demonstrate ability to communicate to give adequate directions and instructions to athletes.
Must be able to carry training kit and coolers for long distances.
Need to have the ability to handle high amounts of stress.
Fast paced orthopedic medical practice environment.
Occasional night or early morning hours as well as possible overnight stays.
Must be able to adjust and adapt to changing conditions.
Bachelors Degree in a specialized curriculum accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia as an Athletic Trainer
National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Board of Certification (BOC)
Current CPR certification
Two (2) years previous athletic training experience
Masters Degree in a specialized curriculum accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.HR Use Only: PTO
- Responsible for assessing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician and under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist. Administers treatments as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability focusing on sports injuries.
Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis.
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities:
v Undergraduate degree in athletic training from an accredited institution.
v Licensed as an Athletic Trainer in the State of Iowa.
v A minimum of 1 year of prior experience providing athletic training services to children, adolescents and/or adults.
v Experience in providing physical therapy outpatient services is preferred.
v Current BCLS certification.
v Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
v Strong written and verbal skills.
v Basic computer knowledge.
v Knowledge of physical medicine, physical therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.
v Knowledge of physical therapy equipment operation and maintenance.
Work as a member of the Sports Medicine staff assisting with the health care of all student-athletes. Assist the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine in any aspect of the Sports Medicine program. Help reduce the liability of the College.
â?¢Bachelorâ??s degree â?¢BOC (Board of Certification) Certified â?¢Eligible for licensure as an athletic trainer in the State of Virginia â?¢CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer for the Healthcare Provider certification or equivalent â?¢Experience working in a college/university Sports Medicine program â?¢Experience working with variety of student athletes in a variety of sports â?¢Computer skills and experience utilizing an electronic medical records system. â?¢Demonstrated attention to detail and strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
â?¢ Masterâ??s degree preferred. â?¢ Post-BOC certification professional working experience â?¢ Red Cross Professional Rescuer and Community First Aid Instructor preferred.
This position is responsible to fulfill a contractual agreement between specified schools within central Ohio and OhioHealth to provide Certified Athletic Trainers to the High Schools outlined annually in the agreement.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education, Certification, Registration, LicenseAssociate's DegreeLIC - Licensed in FieldField of Study: Athletic TrainingYears of Experience: 0SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE Bachelor's Degree, Certified in Ohio by the OT/PT/AT Board as a certified athletic trainer. New Grad, prefer experience in school based sport related training.
Additional Job Information
- Scheduled Hours Per Week
Equal Employment Opportunity
OhioHealth is an equal opportunity employer and fully supports and maintainscompliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. OhioHealth does not discriminateagainst associates or applicants because of race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age,ancestry, national origin, veteran status, military status, pregnancy, disability, marital status, familial status, or othercharacteristics protected by law. Equal employment opportunity is extended to all persons in allaspects of the associate-employer relationship including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion,transfer, compensation, discipline, reduction in staff, termination, assignment of benefits, and anyother term or condition of employment.
LGHP Sports Medicine Kissel Hill
Job Title: Athletic Trainer
This position is located primarily covering at the McCaskey school district in Lancaster, PA. and Linden Hall in Lititz, Pa
Casual 0.1, 8hr per two weeks working varied hours between 8:00 am-8:00 pm as needed with occasional weekends, no holidays.
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SUMMARY: Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a casual Athletic Trainer to cover at McCaskey school District in Lancaster or Linden Hall in Lititz, Pa . The Athletic Trainer is the primary liaison between the customer, physicians, and support staff of the medical practice and to contracted schools, rec centers/sports clubs, and to external sporting events. The Athletic trainer will follow the patient from time of arrival to their time of departure and will ensure all customer and physician needs are met to provide the best customer and physician experience as possible
Evaluates the customer with objective measures and develops treatment goals off of the evaluation. Will work closely with physical therapists to ensure the best treatment plan is developed and performed.
Maintains documentation in patient records. Monitors and evaluates response to intervention, modifies treatment in agreement with the physician. Follows billing and reimbursement procedures according to departmental and regulatory guidelines.
Assists in screenings, presentations and in-services for area coaches, athletes and parents.
Assists in the coverage of local races, sports physicals and sporting events and at other marketing events for the program to help expand the programs brand.
Will work to expand the programs market share along with the Sports Medicine Physicians and Manager, Ambulatory Operations. Will help to identify, build relationships with, and ultimately help to secure additional secondary school, college, and youth program contracts.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
A Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from an accredited institution. Master's Degree preferred.
Current certification as an Athletic Trainer, issued by the National Board of Certification (BOC)
PA licensed or eligible as Athletic Trainer
CPR Healthcare/BLS Certification
Valid PA Driver's License
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Able to effectively communicate with peers and leaders within the community, schools and athletic club
PREFERRED JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Clinical experience in an outpatient office
One (1) year's experience in a traditional setting preferred
This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.
This position requires a Professional License/Certification.
This position requires a valid PA Driver's License and Motor Vehicle Report.
Bachelors of Science (Required)
Job Description: Job Number: R0026551
Provide and facilitate injury prevention, basic acute care, effective rehabilitative care, and performance enhancement across the spectrum of a human performance program (HPP) and perform duties within the performance or rehabilitation domains, as needed. Provide HPP services for military force tactical athletes within the ATC's scope of practice, including NATA and developing and promulgating training opportunities for HPP staff to enhance career development, potential for advancement, and further professional expertise, work with staff to ensure safe and effective operation of equipment used for patient care, and contribute to a safe working environment. Design and fabricate protective pads, equipment, and braces to help prevent and treat injuries, including the use of taping techniques. Provide instruction and guidance to help prevent injuries and maximize military forces tactical athletes' physical conditioning and performance, participate in periodic meetings to review the care provided to patients, and identify opportunities for improvement. Serve as an advisor to the HPP manager in matters of injury prevention, sports medicine, and rehabilitation and serve as an advisor to HPP managers for administrative matters, including purchasing supplies, equipment, and supplemental fiscal requests. Collaborate throughout the HPP to enhance the quality of patient care delivered. Conduct equipment, product, and literature reviews to ensure the HPP stays current with the provision of care and work with the HPP manager developing and maintaining clinical practice guidelines to ensure consistency of care across all HPP facilities.
5+ years of experience as an athletic trainer
Experience in working with elite athletes, including collegiate, Olympic, military forces, or professional
Ability to meet the physical demands of training with military forces, including hiking over rough terrain and functioning in austere environments to observe client training evolutions
Ability to assist with strength and conditioning testing and training protocols and lift and manipulate loads or weights up to 20 kilograms
Ability to obtain a security clearance
BA or BS degree in Athletic Training
CSCS Certification or ability to obtain a within one year of hire
- Secret clearance
- MA or MS degree in Athletic Training
- NSCA Strength and Conditioning Certification
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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POSITION SUMMARY: The licensed per diem Athletic Trainer (AT) coordinates, manages, and implements the medical and risk management of all persons covered within the written standing orders for any RWJBarnabas outreach athletic training contract. Provides athletic training services to persons affiliated with RWJBarnabas Outreach Athletic Training contracts and regularly communicates with the supervising physician pertaining to standard operating procedures, developed in agreement with the supervising physician and covering AT, which the AT follows when not directly supervised by the physician. Promotes and provides athletic injury reduction and performance enhancement programming. The AT will be responsible for collaborating with other RWJBarnabas Health professionals in programs such as Performance Fitness, Physical Therapy, and physician-related services. When not at assigned outreach location, the AT will assist with departmental administrative duties and day-to-day operations of their facility provide care for additional contracted athletic training events, assist with Performance Fitness coaching, collaborate with marketing & promotional initiatives, and contribute to departmental improvement & growth projects. Utilizes clinical critical thinking and demonstrates ability to translate plans into action keeping in mind both short- and long-term goals and outcomes. The AT must maintain NATABOC standards and state athletic training licensure, and must read, be familiar with, and participate in periodic education/training regarding, and comply with RWJBarnabas Corporate Compliance Program, Code of Conduct, and other corporate compliance policies (as may be amended from time to time).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Athletic Training (CAATE Approved program) and completion of the NATABOC certification.
Maintain the NATABOC-required 50 CEU's per certification period (every two years)
Preferred qualifications include two or more year's job related experience.
Able to work independently and with ability to handle multiple responsibilities.
Typically shifts range from weekday, afternoon and evening. Position at times requires weekends as assigned based on departmental needs.
Coverage may be both morning and evening, and at times may involve holiday coverage.
Must be able to communicate effectively and clearly in English; bilingual in Spanish a plus.
Licensed in the State of New Jersey as an Athletic Trainer, National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA) Board Certified, New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) clearance; Additional Strength & Conditioning/Fitness Certifications Preferred.
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