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The Certified Athletic Trainer will provide outreach "Athletic Training Services"* to student athletes of a local high school under the direction of the team physician or by written referral from a physician, and in accordance with state athletic training practice act.
- Maintain appropriate general treatment orders to be reviewed annually and approved by the team physician.
- Provide athletic training services for all home athletic contests and select away contests.
- Act as liaison between family physicians and specialists, the school district, athletes and their parents.
- Maintain accurate records of injuries, treatments, and referrals in the injury tracking and referral electronic health record program.
- Develop and maintain a budget for the athletic training program.
- Assist the athletic director as requested.
- Assist in promotional events for the sports medicine program as needed
- Cover outside events such as tournaments, races, etc. as needed
The Certified Athletic Trainer will also will assist in the clinical setting with the implementation of specific therapy interventions under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist. Ensures provision of safe, competent services to all patients/residents in the following age groups within or outside of the hospital
*Athletic Training Services: The management and provision of care of injuries to a physically active person as defined in the state practice act with the direction of a licensed physician. The term includes the rendering of emergency care, development of injury prevention programs and providing appropriate preventative and devices for the physically active person. The term also includes the assessment, management, treatment, rehabilitation and recondition of the physically active person whose conditions are within the professional preparation and education of a certified athletic trainer. The term also includes the use of modalities such as mechanical stimulation, heat, cold, light, air, water, electricity, sound, massage and the use of therapeutic exercises, reconditioning exercise and fitness programs.
Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required:
- Certification to practice athletic training in the state of Indiana.
- Basic Life Support Certification required
- Possess effective communication skills.
- Have knowledge of disability and problems commonly encountered in the care of orthopedic and sports oriented patients.
- Ability to work cooperatively with therapist.
- Possess good interpersonal skills
If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now! Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
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