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PRN Athletic Trainer - Results Fitness - Chambersburg

Job Description: Under general supervision, provides basic on-site athletic training services for various organizations including high school, college, and recreational teams during regular season, tournament and post-season athletic events. Clearly demonstrates the ability to perform prevention, assessment, treatment (including first aid), reconditioning and general rehabilitation of athletic injuries as set forth by the NATA Board of Certification (BOC) and WellSpan Health. Duties and Responsibilities Demonstrate proper taping, strapping, bracing and fitting of athletic equipment. Carry out all prescribed treatments and recommendations made by the team/program/event physician and communicates appropriately with the rest of the interdisciplinary care team. Maintains relationships with referring physicians, businesses, schools, coaches and other referral sources within local community. Utilizes appropriate, sound and up-to-date clinical techniques to effectively assess and treat athletic injuries. Maintain BOC and CPR certification in accordance with those respective institutions. Cover assigned pre-season physicals, sports games or matches and related events and supervises onsite treatments and programs of reconditioning for injured athletes under the supervision of the sports medicine program coordinator and medical director. Records athletic injuries and treatments as rendered and maintains the records in accordance with the district/organization/Wellspan Rehabilitation guidelines for which service is provided. Assists the examining physician in implementation of pre-participation examinations for prospective athletes and measures patients/students progress and level of function in a manner appropriate for specific age groups. Continues to work cooperatively with physicians and other care team members (including parent/guardian) by advising of any change in athletes progress through an ongoing status report. Assists physical therapists in the treatment of patients with sports or orthopedic conditions referred for rehabilitation. The physical therapist will evaluate the patient, set goals and monitor progress. The athletic trainer will assist with the implementation of the treatment plan. Qualifications Bachelors degree in health related field with current NATA BOC certification Graduate of a National Athletic Trainers Association accredited program or graduate of an athletic trainer internship program Licensed or license eligible in PA as an Athletic Trainer; BLS certification 1 - 2 years. Entry-level graduates with NATA BOC certification will be considered.

PRN Athletic Trainer - Results Fitness - Chambersburg

WellSpan Health
Chambersburg, PA
Full Time

Published on 01/15/2022

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