Athletic Trainer – licensed (ATC)

BenchMark Physical Therapy Sedalia, MO
This position will be a combination of high school coverage and industrial services as indicated by established contracts

Summary of Responsibility:

In accordance with the applicable state law, the licensed athletic trainer provides athletic training and other services to patients in the clinic and in the community.

Major Duties:

* Provides sports injury coverage at high school and college sports events in accordance with established contracts. This coverage includes on-field/off-field coverage, as needed.

* Provides athletic training services in the industrial setting in accordance with established contracts. Services may include but are not limited to: applying ergonomic knowledge to the job setting, evaluating body mechanics, providing musculoskeletal screens, and triaging acute injuries

* Participates in community sporting events by coordinating sports medicine services for these events.

* Set and implement personal marketing goals to develop relationships and secure sports medicine contracts with new schools in assigned region.

* Assist and supervise patients doing functional exercises and/or work simulation activities as directed by the physical therapist.

* Assist with treatment of athletes and orthopedic injuries as directed by the physical therapist.

* Provide sports medicine consultation to coaches, athletes, parents and others, as requested.

* Conduct athletic training/sports medicine workshops, as requested.

* Maintain daily records of treatments and document progress notes on patients.

* Assist with the care of the rehabilitation department and equipment.

Qualifications

* Current athletic training license in the state that the associate practices.

* Current certification by and in good standing with the National Athletic Trainer's Association.

* Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in related field, Master's Degree preferred.

* Minimum of one (1) year clinical athletic training experience.

* Minimum of one (1) year practical athletic training experience at the high school, collegiate, or professional level (at least one season of football preferred).

* Demonstrated competency in applying the principles, methods, materials, and equipment used in athletic training.

Special Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

* CPR Certified

* Ability to supervise the athletic training interns, as needed, in accordance with professional and legal standards

* Flexibility with scheduling and willingness to float to other clinics, schools, etc as needed.

Expectations for All Associates:

In an effort to provide a positive, high quality work environment for all associates we expect our associates to possess some general traits:

* Ability to effectively communicate with others within the business office, at the clinics, and with outside contacts (patients, vendors, physicians, etc.)

* Ability to examine processes, policies, and problems and offer solutions

* Have an overall positive and supportive attitude of yourself, your team members, and the company

* Ability to work in a team environment

Critical features of this job are described within. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. The areas covered in the job description are not inclusive as it is to be used as a general guideline; the company reserves the right and anticipates that responsibilities may change as the position evolves.