Athletic Trainer (Full Time)
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required
Athletic trainers work with patients/athletes to provide instruction on injury prevention, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate care, and treatment. Additionally the athletic trainer will assist with administrative tasks whether in the athletic training room or clinic setting and conduct themselves in accordance with the professional standards set forth by the BOC and Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:
Ensures that athletic training services are provided in an accessible, cost-effective, high quality manner while in compliance with established policies and protocols.
Evaluates the customer with objective measures and develops treatment goals off of the evaluation. Will work closely with physical therapists to ensure the best treatment plan is developed and performed.
Maintains documentation in patient records. Monitors and evaluates response to intervention, modifies treatment in agreement with the physician. Follows billing and reimbursement procedures according to departmental and regulatory guidelines.
Liaison between customers, support staff, and physicians.
Assists in screenings, presentations and in-services for area coaches, athletes and parents.
Assists in the coverage of local races, sports physicals and sporting events and at other marketing events for the program to help expand the programs brand.
Will work to expand the programs market share along with the Sports Medicine Leadership. Will help to identify, build relationships with, and ultimately help to secure additional secondary school, college, and youth program contracts.
Is responsible with aiding physicians in procedures, as needed.
Responsible for reviewing medical records prior to appointments to ensure all needed information is available for physician review and if not, works to secure information prior to patient visit.
Responsible for maintaining and monitoring of work schedule.
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:
May provide input to Athletic Directors on budget as it relates to equipment and supply costs needed to maintain safety and high quality care.
Assists in the scheduling of pre-participation school based physicals. The athletic trainer will be present at these events to help build relationships and name recognition amongst athletes and parents.
Responsible for wound care and wound dressing.
Responsible for drawing up medications and/or injectables per physician protocol.
Assists with general housekeeping to provide clean, comfortable, orderly and safe environment.
Reviews quality and appropriateness of services delivered for effectiveness and efficiency using predetermined quality assurance criteria.
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate of CAATE approved Athletic Training Program.
Current certification as an Athletic Trainer, issued by the National Board of Certification (BOC) .
CPR Healthcare/BLS certification.
Valid Current Driver’s License.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Able to effectively communicate with peers and leaders within the community, schools and athletic clubs.
PA Licensed or eligible as Athletic Trainer.
EQUIPMENT USAGE REQUIREMENTS
Equipment/Tools: Computer, Phone, Copier, Printer, Fax, Office Supplies Grinder, whirlpool, cast cutter, heat gun, telephone, intercom, dictation equipment, copier, CRT, ultrasound, electrical stimulator, TENS, bicycle, treadmill, hydrocollator, computerized exercise equipment, fluidotherapy, phoresor, Goniometer, B.P. cuff, stethoscope, saw, scissors, reflex hammer, syringe, scalpel/hemostat.
Software: Microsoft Office Products, EPIC, Healthy Roster.
Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards. The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute. The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole. Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:
- 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
- Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
- Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
- Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
- Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
- Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
- Child Care Subsidies
- Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes
Posted on 09/01/2023
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
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