Athletic Trainer Certified ATC - New Concord, Ohio United States - 33772



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 33772
Title: Athletic Trainer Certified ATC
Job Location: New Concord, Ohio - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $35,000.00 - $50,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


We are recruiting an Athletic Trainer- ATC for a Hospital's new Sports Health Department

This is a new (growth) position, not replacement.

  • 40 hours/week; is a salaried position, so no shift diff or overtime paid
  • $17.96 - $24.72/hr
  • Relocation will not exceed $500
  • Must be Ohio Licensed and certified
  • Benefits

    Comprehensive benefits package: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, disability, 403B with employer matching, employer-sponsored pension, Paid Time Off, free employee health services, credit union, fitness center, child care and sick child care, one-mile walking/running trail etc.)

    Location

    Great healthcare system located about 1 hour east of Columbus, OH and 2 hours west of Pittsburgh! Rural city with rolling hills located in eastern central OH.

    If you love to golf, this is the city for you! There are also 2 state parks in the area with hiking, boating, swimming opportunities, etc. Antiques and pottery are big business in this area as are Longaberger baskets. Sports leagues include: sand volleyball, softball, etc. There are several choices of fitness centers (average cost to join for one person is $250/year). A choice 1 bedroom apartment will cost ~ $475 -750/ month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is responsible for providing support and treatment (within the scope of license) for individuals at school athletic functions, and within the Hospital rehabilitation facilities as needed. Works closely and communicates effectively with team or treating physician regarding athlete’s injury and treatment as needed.

(Schools are 45 minutes East or Zanesville)

Responsibilities:

  1. Understands and performs proper evaluation and assessment of injured athlete, including underlying trauma. Treats athletes within the scope of the NATA board of certification license.
  2. Demonstrates proper taping, strapping, bracing and fitting of athletic equipment.
  3. Carries out all prescribed treatments and recommendations by the team/event physician.
  4. Provides coverage for assigned sports games or matches and related events under the supervision of the event manager.
  5. Provides pre-season physicals as needed.
  6. Maintains knowledge of: normal anatomical structure and function; physiological/biomechanical demand and response to exercise; nutritional demands for athletes; and absorption, dissipation and transmission of energy of various materials (i.e. protective padding).
  7. Presents educational programs for healthy and injured athletes.
  8. Develops treatment programs in accordance with findings/evaluations/goals established by the injury assessment and/or by the treating physician.
  9. Fully understands and uses athletic training equipment safely and efficiently.
  10. Assesses athlete’s status in response to treatment and modifies programs as appropriate, and makes determination on physical readiness to participate.
  11. Instructs athlete in therapeutic exercise, and strength and conditioning programs.
  12. Informs athlete/families of important aspects of athlete’s present condition, including concussion, wound care, first-aid and follow-up care.
  13. Informs physician and program manager of any necessary documentation or observable signs that need investigation.
  14. Maintains awareness of, and prevents/corrects problems or unsafe conditions.
  15. Assists in preparing athletic training equipment for use. Recommends new equipment and supplies to ensure optimum quality of athlete’s care.
  16. Attends/participates in athletic training program meetings and in-services, specifically related to new techniques of athletic health care.
  17. Properly documents injury status and rehabilitation. Communicates as necessary with appropriate health care provider.
  18. Assist with the development and implementation of operational policies and procedures.
  19. Maintains ongoing evaluation of athlete’s progress through various stages of treatment and rehabilitation.
  20. Maintains level of skill and expertise consistent with the latest theory and techniques.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in health related field.
  2. Must have current NATA certification and current Ohio Athletic Training license.
  3. Attention to detail with ability to perform duties in an efficient and independent manner with minimal supervision.
  4. Ability to assess situational needs and problem solve.
  5. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  6. Valid driver’s license and proof of auto liability insurance.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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