PRN Certified Athletic Trainer- Springfield Sports Medicine- PRN Afternoons/Nights

Mercy Health Springfield , OH 45501

Posted 2 months ago

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Position Title: Athletic Trainer

Clinical Certified Athletic Trainer:

A summary of the specific skills, knowledge and behaviors of this position are: prevention, assessment, and treatment as well as rehabilitation of injuries in an athletic setting or school; communicate with physical therapists and physicians regarding care of patients; maintain charts and paperwork in both the clinical and academic setting; develop home exercise programs; assist with day-to-day operation of clinic and sport medicine program development; market the sports medicine program to local schools and the community; provide school visits and event coverage to include care and rehabilitation of injuries; communicate with coaches and parent and other appropriate personnel including making referrals to appropriate health care professionals

Performs selected patient treatments under the general supervision of the Physical Therapist. Responsible for the overall direction, utilization, supervision, instruction, and evaluation of supportive staff, volunteers, and students utilized in the facility. Prepares patients and equipment for treatment; helps perform the housekeeping duties of the facility; performs other diverse duties as requested or required. Works in conjunction with clinic supervisor and community outreach, to provide event coverage at schools, community events; speaks to groups as needed and participates in other outreach activities as needed.

High School Certified Athletic Trainer:

Provides event coverage and routine visits to his/her assigned school as outlined on the school contract. Has the responsibility to evaluate injuries and follow the guidelines set by the National Athletic Trainers Association for the well-being of the party involved. Will also provide event coverage for community events and assist in the clinic when needed following the same responsibilities as the clinical certified athletic trainer.

Job Duties:

Provides athletic injury evaluation, immediate care, and assists with the referral of injured athletes in accordance with generally accepted principles of athletic training services; at the school or venue to which they may be assigned. Requests appropriate referrals for other services, if indicated (i.e., orthotics).

For clinic-based ATC: Responsibility for ensuring the carrying out the prescription of the physician after evaluation by the Physical Therapist; good public relations; protection of confidential data; economic use of time, equipment, and supplies; safety and welfare of patients and employees. For outreach ATC: Provide services as described in the school contract or expectations set forth between the Outreach Coordinator and the community event.

Communicates, cooperates and gives assistance in a prompt and courteous manner to patients, high school associates and athletes, co-workers, and medical staff to insure "client satisfaction" with the services of the Physical Therapy Department and/or Mercy outreach activities.

Maintains competency by participation in continuing education, in-services and other learning opportunities. Meets standards for all required reviews of competency.

Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Required: 4-year degree Bachelor Degree

Preferred: Master's Degree

License: Athletic Training in the state of Ohio, Basic Life Support, CPR certification

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We'll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

Work Shift:

Afternoons/Nights (United States of America)

Department:

Sports Medicine

  • Springfield

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health

  • Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours

  • Ashland, Kentucky; Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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