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Athletic Trainer (Certified) - Sports Medicine (Per Diem)

Requisition #: 177218
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category: Rehab
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Dec. 19, 2018

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The certified athletic trainer (ATC) is responsible to provide direct patient care as part of a multidisciplinary team at the hospital and/or outpatient care centers as assigned and is supervised by a licensed physical therapist, physical therapist assistant and/or physician. Demonstrates competency in providing services specializing in athletic injuries and general rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders. Provides clinical care activities utilizing value and evidenced based care to ensure a quality culture, and to satisfy customer needs. Receives clinical peer review by the Sports Rehabilitation Program, PT Clinical Coordinator.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Demonstrates clinical competency in the treatment and care of patients with orthopedic and musculoskeletal disorders, both in the rehabilitation and physician clinics, to promote optimal outcomes
  2. Exhibits competence in the identification, assessment, first aid/ care, and follow up of on-field and sports related injuries to promote timely and effective continuum of care for athletes
  3. Completes accurate and timely documentation of services to best reflect the patient's status and needs, supports revenue cycle and facilitates communication
  4. Develops and/or implements clinical and educational activities which improve or expand athletic training services and injury prevention within the hospital system and/or community
  5. Accountable to keep sports rehabilitation equipment and supplies in a state of readiness to insure an appropriate and safe environment for patients
  6. Accountable for own decisions impacting access to care for patients, to positively impact the department’s financial performance
  7. Provides education and mentoring for students, interns, residents, observers, volunteers and/or new staff to support their development
  8. May provide coverage for pre-season physicals, sports games or matches, and related events under the direction of the supervising physician(s)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited professional athletic training education program
  • 2 years’ experience/college experience in ATC would qualify
  • Licensed to practice as an Athletic Trainer in the state of Florida
  • Certified by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA)/ Board of Certification

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • __X__ Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of Fifty (50) pounds without assistance
  • __X__ Category 1: Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties
  • Must meet the physical demands of a practicing athletic trainer including:
    • Moving up and down from the floor and/or treatment table and about the center, field, venue
    • Lifting small and medium children/ adolescents alone, assisting in transfers of heavy patients or equipment
    • Physical mobility to interact in clinical activities with children and adolescents (including stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, jumping, running)
    • Ability to clean treatment areas, mats, and/or equipment as needed
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long distances
    • Visual acuity and fine motor dexterity to use evaluation equipment and computer equipment

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Exposure to environmental temperature changes, with possible exposure to steam and dampness
  • Potential exposure to airborne pathogens and tuberculosis; must meet OSHA requirement for mask (respiratory protection units) fit testing which requires the absence of full beards and possible other facial hair in order to meet OSHA compliance; compliance with universal and other precautions

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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