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Athletic Trainer - PT

OSS Health
Job Description
Description: The Athletic Trainer specializes in prevention, recognition and treatment of injuries and works with athletes at contracted schools.  Must observe and comply with such rules, regulations and polices as may be determined by National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) and OSS.  May serve as a mentor or supervisor to a Certified Athletic Trainer I and/or an Assistant Athletic Trainer.

Qualifications and Education:
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, Sports Medicine, Athletic Training or a related field is required.
  • Previous experience within sports medicine is preferred:
    • Assistant Athletic Trainer – a new graduate, having less than a year of experience as an Athletic Trainer OR be designated as such by the contracting school.
    • Athletic Trainer I –two years of experience preferred.
    • Athletic Trainer II – three years of experience required.
  • Current PA State License in Athletic Training and an AT Certification through the Board of Certification required.
  • Clearances as required by PA CPSL, Act 34, and Act 151
  • Able to prioritize work and be self-directed.
  • Able to communicate directly with patients/athletes, physicians, co-workers and all school personnel in a professional manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Apply protective or injury-preventive devices such as tape, bandages, and braces
  • Recognize and evaluate injuries including the more complicated and challenging (within the scope of practice).
  • Provide first aid or emergency care including the more complicated and challenging (within the scope of practice).
  • Develop and carry out rehabilitation programs for injured athletes
  • Plan and implement comprehensive programs to prevent injury and illness from athletics
  • Do administrative tasks, such as keeping records and writing reports on injuries and treatment programs
 
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