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Department:CC095095 Sports Medicine Summary The athletic trainer (AT) is responsible to recognize, evaluate, treat and rehabilitate participating athletes who have suffered a sports injury or illness as well as provide injury prevention education to those athletes. Their responsibilities include coverage of athletic team events and additional special events as assigned. The AT serves as the primary liaison between the assigned school, the parent/athlete, and appropriate healthcare providers. The athletic trainer will also be responsible for other duties at ACNW as assigned. Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provides appropriate sports related care for athletes/patients. Be on campus daily for practice when school is in session, including Saturdays during football season. Recognize, prevent and perform evaluations on site, initiate appropriate treatment, and recommend appropriate follow up care. Provide first aid and basic life support measures to ill/injured athletes. Cover assigned events and competitions, including travel with the team, as contracted. Make return to play decision as appropriate. Use advance knowledge in athletic training to develop treatment plans and rehabilitation plans for injured athletes and injury prevention therapies for all other athletes. 2. Perform required administrative duties. Maintain documentation of patient/athlete interaction on appropriate forms, including documentation of any necessary follow up. Maintain records of athletic injuries treated. Collaborate with coaches and ACNW to assist with insuring athletes are current on health supervision exams/pre-participation physical exams. Keep athletic training room neat, organized, and safe. Assist with supply ordering and maintain organization and inventory of supplies/equipment. Assist the sports medicine coordinator in budgeting related to assigned school. Assist with the referral and scheduling of athletes to appropriate healthcare providers. Coordinate with school and district personal on implementation of emergency action plans and sports medicine related policy. Ensure the school insurance claim form is completed and appropriately disseminated. 3. Patient and athlete education and advocacy: Communicate effectively with patients, parents, coaches, and other healthcare providers. Acts as liaison between athletes needing medical treatment/therapy services and families, coaches, and healthcare providers. Ensures the athlete and family understand the treatment plan. Participate and organize youth sports injury prevention initiatives as assigned. Provide consultations on wellness, risk reduction, and safe participation in sporting events. Conduct athletic injury and youth sports safety in-services at assigned schools. Be available by phone to assigned school when not on campus. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Required - Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university - Field of Study: Athletic Training Preferred - Master's degree or equivalent degree - Field of Study: Athletic Training EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Preferred - 1 years as an athletic trainer experience preferred CERTIFICATION / LICENSE / REGISTRY REQUIREMENTS Required - Athletic Training (AR) (License) (Candidate must possesss at time of hire) SKILL REQUIREMENTS Required - BLS CPR Certification PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-More than 100 pounds(Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)* This position may require a fitness for duty evaluation-Occasionally Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-Up to 10 pounds-Regularly Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-Up to 100 pounds(Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)* This position may require a fitness for duty evaluation-Occasionally Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-Up to 25 pounds-Regularly Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-Up to 35 pounds-Frequently Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-Up to 50 pounds(Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)-Frequently Noise Level-Noise Level-Moderate Physical Activity-Climb or balance-Frequently Physical Activity-Reach with hands and arms-Regularly Physical Activity-Sit-Frequently Physical Activity-Stand-Regularly Physical Activity-Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend-Regularly Physical Activity-Talk or hear-Regularly Physical Activity-Taste or smell-Frequently Physical Activity-Use hands to touch, handle, or feel-Regularly Physical Activity-Walk-Regularly Physical Environment-Blood or bodily fluid-Occasionally Physical Environment-Inside Office Environment / conditions-Frequently Physical Environment-Outdoor weather conditions-Regularly Physical Environment-Wet or humid conditions (non-weather)-Occasionally Physical Environment-Work near moving mechanical parts-Occasionally Safety Sensitivity-This position has been designated as safety sensitive.-Required
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