Athletic Trainer - High School Outreach

Employer
Pivot Physical Therapy
Location
Hagerstown, MD
Posted
Sep 14, 2020
Closes
Sep 18, 2020
Ref
1202114276
Function
Trainer
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Pivot has an immediate opening for an outreach Athletic Trainer to join our sports medicine team in Hagerstown, MD. The Athletic Trainer will provide coverage at South Hagerstown High School - Home of the Rebels.Pivot fosters clinical and professional excellence through continuing education and mentorship.At Pivot, you become an integral part of a reputable Athletic Training team that provides sports medicine services to professional, collegiate, and scholastic athletes throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Other benefits include:$1,000 in continuing education reimbursementCareer growth opportunities to positions that include Athletic Training Regional Coordinator, Program Operator, etcNetworking opportunities with a variety of area physiciansOne-of-a-kind Athletic Trainer New Grad Mentorship program Opportunities for PRN work at camps and tournaments and with professional and collegiate sports teamsParticipation in Pivots Annual Sports Medicine Staff Development ConferenceProfessional, supportive and fun work environment Unlimited online CEUs through our partnership with MedBridgeAthletic Trainer Job Summary:Under the direction of the Director of Sports Medicine and Regional Coordinator, the Athletic Trainer works at an assigned outreach site performing diverse duties associated with Athletic Training as well as at an assigned clinic preparing equipment for treatment, assisting clinical staff and performing housekeeping duties, among other responsibilities.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:There are five domains of the Athletic Training practice. While at the assigned outreach site, the Athletic Trainer operates in these five domains:Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion:Attendance at athletic games and practicesApplication of protective and prophylactic devicesAdvise athletes on proper use of equipmentEducation of athletic injuries and conditionsEducation of athletes on nutritional aspects of performanceExamination, Assessment and Diagnosis:On-field assessment of acute athletic injuriesAssessment of emergency conditions or situationsEvaluation of chronic athletic injuries or conditionsRecognition of general medical conditionsImmediate and Emergency Care:Acute first aid for all injuries and conditionsCoordination/Activation of emergency medical careTherapeutic Intervention:Application of modalities to athletic injuries Instruction of rehabilitation exercises for athletic injuriesInstruction on methods of maintaining overall body conditioning while injuredEducation of the injury and direction of careSupervision of athletes return to activityReferral of athletes to more specialized care for injury managementCoordination of outside care and treatmentsHealth Care Administration and Professional Responsibility:Maintenance of Athletic Training RoomInventory of all Athletic Training Room Supplies and resourcesAccurate documentation of all daily treatments, injuries, and referralsCollection of all correspondence with treating physicianRoutine communication between parent or guardian, coach, and treating therapist or physicianMaintain a high level of professionalism at all times to positively impact the communityComply with all confidentiality and disclosure requirementsComplies with all local, state, and federal rules, requirements, regulations, and laws related to Athletic TrainingReports any suspected or known violation of a rule, requirement, or law to proper authoritiesRequired Education, Skills & Abilities:Bachelor''s degree in Athletic Training from an accredited college/universityBOC certifiedState license or be eligible for state licenseby Jobble

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