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Company: Banner Health
Location: Tucson, AZ
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Primary City/State:

Tucson, Arizona

Department Name:

C/P-Sports-ORT-Clinic

Work Shift:

Varied

Job Category:

Clinical Care

**Sign-on Bonus 10K with 24 Month Commitment**

The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we're excited about what the future holds for health care. That's why we're changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.

Tucson is set in a Sonoran Desert valley surrounded by five mountain ranges. Boasting an average 350 sunny days a year and warm dry air, the climate is ideal for year-round outdoor recreation. Tucson offers one-of-a-kind experiences for those interested in outdoor adventure and nature, heritage and culture, arts and attractions, golf and original Southwest-inspired dining.

This is a full time position supporting to help coordinate with U of A medical staff to help U of A athletes into their appointments at Banner.This position requires a Current National Athletic Trainers Association certification and must possess a valid athletic trainer license issued in the state of practice. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Location: Varied Compensation Range: $24.54-36.81(Hourly)

University Medical Group Join our nonprofit faculty practice plan associated with the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Phoenix and Tucson. Our 800-plus clinicians provide primary and specialty care to patients at highly ranked Banner - University Medical Centers and dozens of clinics while providing mentorship to more than 700 residents and fellows. Our practice values and encourages the three-part mission of academic medicine: research, teaching and excellent patient care.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position administers athletic training services in a community or clinic setting under the supervision of a supervising physician. They also have the capability of providing support to Orthopedic Surgeons or Sports Medicine Physicians through duties as an Athletic Trainer in the physician practice. These services include, but are not limited to, school screenings, injury prevention programs, athletic consults, injury assessment, and treatment and case management of injured athletes/clients undergoing rehabilitation. This position frequently attends practices and games for area schools and athletic clubs and community athletic events. This position may also provide proper post operative wound care and education, removal of sutures and dressing changes to post-surgical patients as directed by attending physician.

CORE FUNCTIONS

1. Evaluates musculoskeletal injuries and develops treatment and exercise plans within the scope of practice of athletic training. Re-evaluates treatment plans, as needed, to ensure maximum patient benefit. Assists providers with clinical examinations, including obtaining medical history and vitals, prepare injections, and taking necessary measurements. Instruct patients in pre- and post-operative care, proper care of casts and splints, and crutch training.

2. Implements individualized therapeutic interventions, and monitors responses to therapy to ensure client safety. Reports progress and medical changes to referring physician or appropriate medical provider.

3. Educates clients, families, and coaches regarding injuries, risk factor modification, and exercise programs. Provide evaluation and treatment of medical and musculoskeletal pathology consistent with the scope and practice of athletic training clinical competencies as defined by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), the Board of Certification (BOC) for the Athletic Trainers, and the applicable state's Board of Athletic Training.

4. May perform first and second assist functions during procedures and surgeries under direct supervision of a surgeon if candidate possesses current NBCOT certification or is currently training for the OTC license. Knowledge of all operating room aseptic techniques, including setting up proper draping and surgical fields. Positions and prepares patient for various orthopedic surgical procedures in operating room including fracture table setup, patient positioning, and specialized orthopedic instrumentation.

5. May apply, adjust and remove casts, splints, immobilization devices and traction under physician direction. Removes sutures, staples, pins and wires. Changes dressings and cares for wounds. Measures and fits patients for braces and other orthopedic devices. Educates patients about various orthopedic conditions.

6. May assist physician in reduction of fractures and dislocations. Assists with and performs the removal of orthopedic hardware and wound closure. Able to interpret most types of orthopedic fractures and dislocations on x-ray films.

7. Implements individualized therapeutic interventions, and monitors responses to therapy to ensure client safety. Reports progress and medical changes to referring physician or appropriate medical provider. Evaluates injuries and develops treatment and exercise plans within the scope of practice. Re-evaluates treatment plans, as needed, to ensure maximum patient benefit.

8. Develops reference and referral resources for patients and families which expedite their access to care. Incorporates best practices and responds to emerging trends to enhance clinical care and programs or services and develops effective tools to measure performance.

9. Has autonomy to determine how to best accomplish functions within established procedures and scope of practice. Confers with supervisor on any unusual situations. Positions are facility based with no budgetary responsibility. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physician offices, patient families, community/educational institution customers (administration, coaches, athletes, etc.), third party payers, medical supply companies, community and business organizations, and potential patient referral facilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or related field from an accredited university training program. Must possess knowledge of Athletic Training practices and competencies as typically acquired through three years of experience.

Current Board of Certification (BOC) for the Athletic Trainer certification and must possess a valid athletic trainer license issued in the state of practice, if applicable. Basic Life Support ( BLS) certification.

Requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers. Must have strong interpersonal communications and human relation skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree in Athletic Training or related field.

Current certification as an Orthopedic Technologist by the National Board of Certification for Orthopedic Technologists (NBCOT) or Orthopedic Specialty Certified by (BOC).

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans

Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

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