Athletic Trainer - Temporary
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: November 22, 2021
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.
Provide Athletic Training Services to athletes and other patients
under the direction of a team physician or by written referral from
a physician, and in accordance with state athletic training
practice act. Assist in managing and marketing the Sports Medicine
Program. Meets the professional, clinical, technical, communication
and documentation requirements and standards and to make decisions
based on established guidelines. JOB DUTIES AND
Maintains appropriate general treatment orders and operating
procedures to be reviewed annually and approved by the designated
Provides pertinent healthcare-related information of the injured
student-athlete in a clear, concise professional manner to the
appropriate athletic support staff and administration
Provide athletic training services for all home sanctioned athletic
contests and away varsity football games as designated by the Lead
Act as a liaison between family physicians and specialists, the
school district, athletes and their parents.
Maintain accurate records of injuries, treatments and provide
insurance claim information for sports injuries treated by a
Ensures that athletic training services are provided in a timely,
accurate, effective, and cost-efficient manner and in compliance
with established policies, procedures and practices.
Assists the Lead Athletic Trainer, Program Manager and Senior
Director of Sports Medicine Relations -in evaluating program
effectiveness and provide any program updates in a timely
Provides input and recommendations to the Lead Athletic Trainer and
Athletic Director for an effective budget that will cover the
projected costs of equipment and supplies needed to maintain
quality and safety of student-athlete care.
Follows schedule provided by the Lead Athletic Trainer and is
present for pre-participation sports physicals (seasonally).
Provide the coaches and athletic director with a list of athletes
medically eligible to compete under district and state rules and
Instructs student-athletes and families on relevant topics based on
assessed learning needs.
Instructs and educates appropriate coaches/school officials on
relevant learning needs specific to the injured athlete.
Athletic Trainers working in an office setting shall assist the
attending or consulting physician on any related medical management
of the physician's patient that fall under the athletic trainer's
scope of practice.
Athletic Trainers working in an office setting shall have a plan of
care or written protocol as required by their respective licensing
board (PA or NJ).
Takes responsibility to understand and complete professional and
technical requirements and provide St. Luke's University Health
Network with the necessary documentation on such requirements.
(I.e., BOC - Continuing Education reporting and renewal, Bi-annual
state certification renewal, annual CPR recertification)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. - Stand for up to 8
hours per day; 6 hours at a time. - Walk 6 hours per day; 20
minutes at a time. - Occasionally lift, carry, and push objects up
to 30 pounds. - Transport patients weighing up to 250 pounds via
wheelchair. - Frequently stoop and bend. - Frequently reach above
shoulder level. - Must be able to perceive attributes of an object
through touch. - Must be able to hear as it relates to normal
conversation, and high and low frequencies. - Must be able to see
as it relates to general, near, far, color, and peripheral
Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training required. - Depending on
primary work location (PA or NJ), an active Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania Athletic Training License, or, an active State of New
Jersey Athletic Training License is required. Within 120 days all
employees must hold an active PA Athletic Training license
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience in athletic training and sports medicine.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
-current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for
-the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. -
Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
-licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create
a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
-Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity
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