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ATHLETIC TRAINER - CASUAL

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Job Summary

Provide Athletic Training Services to student athletes under the direction of the team physician or referring physician in accordance with PA State Athletic Training Practice Act which is governed by the PA State Board of Medicine and State Board of Osteopathic Medicine for athletic event coverage for high school, college, club sports, or intramural events. The Athletic Trainer will act as a liaison between the school community, parents, attending physician or specialist in referring student athlete for injury treatment.

Essential Job Functions

+ Assesses, manages, treats, rehabs and reconditions athletes.

+ Observes the domains of Athletic Training Established by the BOC (Board of Certification).

+ Performs basic direct patient care activities in a physician office or therapy setting as assigned.

+ Injury/Illness prevention and Wellness Protection

+ Assess athletes and clients to screen for potential risk factors such as injury/illness.

+ Educate the athletes/clients on how to prevent injuries and illness through exercises, modalities, and prevention taping/bracing.

+ Clinical evaluations of medical conditions/disorders and injuries.

+ Medical histories

+ Physical exams

+ Communication of injuries to coaches and family

+ Immediate Emergency and Care of traumatic injuries and emergencies

+ Treatment and Rehabilitation

+ Manual Therapy

+ Therapeutic Exercise

+ Neuromuscular Rehabilitation

+ Agility Training

+ Modalities including but not limited to, Ultrasound, Electric Stimulation, Traction, Light and

+ Biofeedback

+ Bracing

+ Application and remove of casts and splints

+ Removal of sutures

+ Local Treatment of Wounds

+ Provides exercise instructions (pre and post-operative)

+ Work hardening/Ergonomic Training

+ Organizational and Professional Health and Well-Being

+ Provide efficient, effective healthcare services

+ Ensure compliance with State and Federal Law and accrediting agencies' policies related to the delivery of healthcare

+ Standard billing and reimbursement practices if applicable

+ Maintain medical records

+ Develop and comply by policies and procedures related to employment and fiscal management

+ Develop an Emergency Action Plan (EAP)

+ Risk Management Plans

+ Operational and capital budgets

+ Program compliant with federal statutes and regulations

+ Fills out all appropriate forms for physician to complete the orders of the physician to the patient.

+ Other duties as assigned.

Specialty Functions

+ Supports performance improvement initiatives in the physician practices.

+ Assists in data collection as directed

+ Incorporates into practice performance improvement initiatives that have been implemented

+ Maintains the environment of care.

+ Ensures that supplies are replenished daily

+ Consistently maintains a clean safe environment

Required Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s Degree or higher in related field (e. Exercise Science or Kinesiology)

+ Completion of an Accredited Athletic Trainer Curriculum

+ Strong leadership ability, good organizational skills, independent and critical thinking skills, and sound judgment.

+ Strong ability to communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Previous outpatient office experience;

+ Previous experience with athletic training at the secondary or intercollegiate levels

License, Certification & Clearances

+ Current Licensure as an Athletic Trainer in the State of Pennsylvania

+ Athletic Trainer Certification through the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC)

+ Current Basic Life Support (BLS) approved curriculum of the American Heart Association (CPR and AED) program.

+ Act 33 with renewal

+ Act 34 with renewal

+ Act 73 FBI Clearance

+ Valid PA Driver’s License

Supervisory Responsibilities

+ This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

+ Incumbent will be scheduled based on operational need (rotate shifts, standby, on-call, etc.).

+ Travel may be expected locally between Excela Health locations.

LEAN

+ Actively promotes a Lean work culture by performing team member duties to encourage consistent use of LEAN principles and processes, including continually seeking work process improvements. Recognizes the necessity of taking ownership of one’s own motivation, morale, performance and professional development. Strives for behavior consistent with being committed to Excela’s missions, vision and values.

AAP/EEO

+ Excela Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Excela Health to prohibit discrimination of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, non-job related disability, veteran status, or genetic information, or any other protected class. Excela Health will conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.

+ Ability to perform the Essential Functions listed on the Physical Conditions and ability to perform the Essential Functions on the Working Condition chart below.

Work Environment

Effective March 2020 or during pandemic: goggles, face shield and mask are required according to CDC guidelines

When lift requirement is in excess of 50#, lift assistance (2 person) and/or transfer device is required.

Essential – Absolute Necessity.

Marginal – Minimal Necessity.

Constantly – 5.5 to 8 hours or more or 200 reps/shift.

Frequently – 2.5 to 5.5 hours or more or 32-200 reps/shift.

Occasionally – 0.25 to 2.5 hours or 2-32 reps/shift.

Rarely – Less than 0.25 hours or less than 2 reps/shift.

Physical Condition

Essential

Marginal

Constantly

Frequently

Occasionally

Rarely

Never

Extreme Heat

X

X

Extreme Cold

X

X

Heights

X

X

Confined Spaces

X

X

Extreme Noise(>85dB)

X

X

Mechanical Hazards

X

X

Use of Vibrating Tools

X

Operates Vehicle (company)

X

X

Operates Heavy Equipment

X

Use of Lifting/Transfer Devices

X

Rotates All Shifts

X

8 Hours Shifts

X

X

10-12 Hours Shifts

X

X

On-Call

X

X

Overtime(+8/hrs/shift; 40/hr/wk)

X

X

Travel Between Sites

X

X

Direct Patient Care

X

X

Respirator Protective Equipment

X

Eye Protection

X

X

Head Protection (hard hat)

X

X

Hearing Protection

X

Hand Protection

X

X

Feet, Toe Protection

X

X

Body Protection

X

X

Latex Exposure

X

X

Solvent Exposure

X

Paint (direct use) Exposure

X

Dust (sanding) Exposure

X

Ethylene Oxide Exposure

X

Cytotoxic (Chemo) Exposure

X

Blood/Body Fluid Exposure

X

X

Chemicals (direct use) Exposure

X

Mist Exposure

X

Wax Stripper (direct use)

X

Non-Ionizing Radiation Exposure

X

Ionizing Radiation Exposure

X

Laser Exposure

X

Physical Demands

When lift requirement is in excess of 50#, lift assistance (2 person) and/or transfer device is required.

Essential – Absolute Necessity.

Marginal – Minimal Necessity.

Constantly – 5.5 to 8 hours or more or 200 reps/shift.

Frequently – 2.5 to 5.5 hours or more or 32-200 reps/shift.

Occasionally – 0.25 to 2.5 hours or 2-32 reps/shift.

Rarely – Less than 0.25 hours or less than 2 reps/shift.

Physical Condition

Essential

Marginal

Constantly

Frequently

Occasionally

Rarely

Never

Bending (Stooping)

X

X

Sitting

X

X

Walking

X

X

Climbing Stairs

X

X

Climbing Ladders

X

X

Standing

X

X

Kneeling

X

X

Squatting (Crouching)

X

X

Twisting/Turning

X

X

Keyboard/Computer Operation

X

X

Gross Grasp

X

X

Fine Finger Manipulation

X

X

Hand/Arm Coordination

X

X

Pushing/Pulling(lbs. of force)

X

X

Carry

X

X

Transfer/Push/Pull Patients

X

X

Seeing Near w/Acuity

X

X

Feeling (Sensation)

X

X

Color Vision

X

X

Hearing Clearly

X

X

Pulling/Pushing Objects Overhead

X

X

Reaching Above Shoulder Level

X

X

Reaching Forward

X

X

Lifting Floor to Knuckle

X

10-19#

20-50#

>50#

Lifting Seat Pan to Knuckle

X

10-19#

20-50#

>50#

Lifting Knuckle to Shoulder

X

10-19#

Lifting Shoulder to Overhead

X

10-19#

When lift requirement is in excess of 50#, lift assistance (2 person) and/or transfer device is required.

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

+ FLEXIBILITY: Novice

+ DECISION MAKING ABILITY: Novice

+ COMMUNICATION WRITTEN: Advanced

+ COMMUNICATION ORAL: Advanced

Behaviors

Preferred

+ Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

+ Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

+ Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Motivations

Preferred

+ Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

+ Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Education

Required

+ Bachelors or better in ATHLETIC TRAINING

Preferred

+ Masters or better in ATHLETIC TRAINING

Licenses & Certifications

Required

+ ATHLETIC TRAINER

+ BOC ATHLETIC TRAIN CERT

+ BLS

Experience

Preferred

+ 1-5 year: Athletic Trainer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ATHLETIC TRAINER - CASUAL

Full time
Hempfield Township, PA

Published on 09/05/2023

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