Athletic Trainer

Position: Athletic Trainer - Outreach

Reports to:  Chief Medical Officer (and to Chief Quality Officer for QA Assignments)

Position Summary: Provide Athletic Training Services to student athletes in collaboration with team coaches or by written referral from a physician.

Qualifications:
  • Education: Must possess at least a bachelors degree in a health related field.
  • Experience: At least 5 years experience providing Athletic Training Services to student athletes.
  • Certificate/License: Must be BOC certified and possess or be in the process of acquiring licensure, certification or registration from the state.  

Responsibilities:
  • Provide direct care of athletic injuries during practices, assigned games, and scrimmages.
  • Maintain appropriate general treatment orders to be reviewed annually and approved by the team physician.
  • Provide athletic training services for all home athletic contests and away varsity football games. If a conflict arises between an away varsity football game and a home contest, the varsity football event will supersede.
  • Refer needed treatments to appropriate facilities. 
  • Act as liaison between family physicians and specialists, the school district, athletes and their parents.
  • Document all reported injuries in appropriate records.
  • Schedule and be present for pre-participation sports physicals.
  • Communicate with coaches, parents, Athletic Director, and other health care professionals regarding status of injured athletes and expected date of return to competition.
  • Assist the athletic director as requested.
  • Ability to maintain friendly, cordial relations with Coaching staff, Athletic Director, and relationships with in the community. 
  • Maintain BOC certification by attending Continuing Education courses 
  • During time not providing athletic training services (about half the week, perform tasks as assigned by the Chief Quality Officer)

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Possible lifting, bending, walking, kneeling, stretching, and stooping. Requires normal hearing and eyesight to allow for patient interaction and transfer of patient information from the patient to medical record. 

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