Athletic Trainer - Scotland School
Job Description: Under general physician supervision, provides basic athletic training services for patients/athletes at designated setting. Duties and Responsibilities High School/Athletic Events Coverage: Covers assigned pre-season physicals, sports games or matches and related events and supervises onsite treatments and programs of reconditioning for injured athletes under the supervision of the team physician, sports medicine program coordinator and medical director. Carries out all prescribed treatments and recommendations made by the team physician and communicates appropriately with the rest of the interdisciplinary care team. Maintains relationships with referring physicians, businesses, schools, coaches and other referral sources within local community. Utilizes appropriate, sound and up-to-date clinical techniques to effectively assess and treat athletic injuries. Records athletic injuries and treatments as rendered and maintains the records in accordance with the district/organization/WellSpan guidelines for which service is provided. Assists the examining physician in implementation of pre-participation examinations for prospective athletes and measures patients/students progress and level of function in a manner appropriate for specific age groups. Continues to work cooperatively with physicians and other care team members (including parent/guardian) by advising of any change in athletes progress through an ongoing status report. Assists physical therapists in the treatment of patients with sports or orthopedic conditions referred for rehabilitation. The physical therapist will evaluate the patient, set goals and monitor progress. The athletic trainer will assist with the implementation of the treatment plan. Maintains, orders, and organizes everyday supplies necessary to deliver proper evidence-based treatment of athletes within the guidelines of the department. Actively participates in departmental performance/quality improvement program(s) to achieve measurable and sustained levels of improvement ensure quality outcomes and customer experience for the athlete/school/organization. Qualifications Bachelors degree in health-related field with current BOC certification Graduate of a Commission on the Accredited of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) program or graduate of an athletic trainer internship program Licensed or license eligible in PA as an Athletic Trainer; CPR certification 1 - 2 years. Entry-level graduates with BOC certification will be considered.