Athletic Trainer Pending Lic

Rochester, NY

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Under the direction and direct supervision of an New York State certified athletic trainer, provides athletic training services to local high schools and collegiate institutions through prevention, conditioning, re-conditioning and rehabilitation for athletic injuries in the clinic setting. Work is completed under the direction of a physician in collaboration with other medical and allied health professionals.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates injuries, applies first aid, coordinates referral to medical care under the direct supervision of a NYS certified ATC. Communicates with parents or guardian, as necessary, and the physician regarding medical care. Develops programs of general conditioning during recovery. Instructs athlete in following prescribed home rehabilitation programs. Teaches procedures for a functional progression for return to participation. Instructs athletes, parents/guardian and coach regarding conditioning, weight control, diet, prevention and care of injuries. Educates coaches regarding procedures and techniques for enhancement of performance. Teaches student athletic trainers first aid protocol. Provides guidance related to prophylactic skills and record keeping. Instructs on in-service programs for coaching staff regarding care and prevention of injuries

  • Evaluates prior injuries and develops and teaches a program of injury prevention under the direct supervision of a NYS certified ATC. Evaluates injury rate and etiology and suggest changes in sport techniques and/or practice procedures to coaches. Instructs coaching staff regarding sports techniques and practice procedures in view of injury prevention. Educates, coaches and trains student athletic trainers in approved procedures.

  • Maintains inventory and assists with ordering of supplies as needed. Documents patients' progress and response to treatments in the medical record.

  • Evaluates the patient's functional status and abilities and disabilities for participation in activities (sports) under the direct supervision of a NYS certified ATC. Applies or directs application of various measures and tests. Plans a program of patient treatment related to diagnosis/prognosis from physician¿s order. Determines types and frequencies of rehabilitation and communicates the care plan options with patient. Obtains supportive information from other sources, e.g., family members, physician, nursing staff, etc. Communicates with, and recommends to physician and others involved, modification of program as needed.

  • Assists with patient needs via call bell system Under the direction of the registered nurse. Provides ROM in accordance with plan of care

  • Initiates and assists with transfers in and out of bed, chairs, wheelchairs, and lifts. Instructs and aids in teaching patients and family safe transfer techniques

  • Selects and utilizes transfer equipment safely and proficiently. Works collaboratively with all members of the team to meet the mobilization needs of the patient. Promotes functional gains through instruction and supervision of patient. Participates in creation of a mobility plan

  • Ensures side rails and safety equipment are in full position and operational. Is knowledgeable of hospital safety policies and procedures. Takes responsibility to notify appropriate persons of any hazards. Remains in constant observation of the assigned patient at all times. Demonstrates the ability to care for patients of different age groups

  • Participates in departmental meetings (both administrative and clinical continuing education programs). Keeps current in the field by reading professional articles and journals. Attends CEU courses in ATC related field.

  • Participates and attends selected professional meetings and seminars, etc. Performs duties to support Ortho Sports MDs in clinic, including documentation, taking history, performing exam and discussing exercise progression with patients. Assist in the ASC with patient care education instructing patients with post- operative exercise guidelines. Performs evaluation and physical testing with workplace health clients in order to develop an exercise program for purposes of injury prevention and health maintenance. May also assist with sports performance programs including but not limited to performance training, ART, and Group Exercise classes.

Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or related field required;

  • Master's degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Eligible and has applied for New York State licensure as an athletic trainer;

  • CPR certification and ability to call for and/or render care in the event of a patient emergency;

  • Internship route certification in Athletic Training.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $51,896 - $67475 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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