The Certified Athletic Trainer is responsible for safe and effective direct delivery of patient care including patient evaluation, treatment, reassessment, and discharge planning.
This position with provide event coverage in the community and work as a clinic coordinator in our orthopedic clinics with sports medicine, orthopedic surgery and/or podiatry.
This position will provide coverage to multiple locations to fill open shifts. The expectation to be available to travel 100% at any time to different locations based on the business needs. The length of the assignment at a location will vary based on need (i.e. 1 day for ill call or an extended period of time). The nature of travel expectations (100%) and schedule expectations (unpredictable) provide a clear distinction between flex workforce employees and the expectations for travel (occasionally) and schedules (predictable) for other employees.
This position receive a pay incentive in addition to the hourly rate of pay.
Evaluates Athletes for injuries
Determine level of care needed
Assists in appropriate referral to medical personnel
Handles immediate care of athletic injuries as needed
Communicates proper follow-up care to patients, coaches and any other medical support personnel
Determine playability of injured athletes in both practice and competition
Keep treatment records on athletes
Maintain any record of physician visits of athletes
Track parental consents, emergency information and other medical records pertinent to athletes
Work with school and coaches
Obtain adequate and appropriate supplies for effective care via school administration
Work with coaching staff on pre-season programs to help prevent injuries and prepare athletes for competition as requested
Assists coaching staff in game preparation of equipment and supplies needed to handle athletic injuries.
Have plan in place to handle emergencies
Provide patient and family education to maximize treatment program
Bachelor's Degree with specialization in athlettic training
Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer
Licensed as an athletic trainer with the MN Board of Medical Practice
Current in CPR
Membership of the National Athletic Training Association
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