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|Assoc. Athletic Trainer - Outreach|
Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/20/2022
Expire Date: 07/20/2022
Job Categories: Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician
Assoc. Athletic Trainer - Outreach|
The Outreach Athletic Trainer possesses the clinical evaluation skills and education expected of a Certified Athletic Trainer to effectively provide patient-centered care. The incumbent provides athletic training services to patients in various settings and provides on-site event coverage as assigned. The incumbent has direct patient contact primarily for the evaluation and treatment of medical and musculoskeletal pathology in the clinical setting and/or on the field.
This athletic trainer will be assigned to an outreach site(s) according to departmental need such as local schools and youth sport clubs. This athletic trainer may also be assigned to various locations and providers within the Department of Orthopaedics to assist with the care of patients in the clinic setting.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
Conduct comprehensive or episodic health history and physical assessment of patients with acute, chronic, or potential injuries and illnesses.
Take a thorough history, including but not limited to: chief complaint, vitals, pain score, mechanism of injury, past medical history, and review of systems.
Perform an appropriate physical examination, including but not limited to: range of motion testing, strength/manual muscle testing, neurovascular and sensation testing, palpation, special and ligamentous testing, and functional testing.
Provide patient education including answering questions and instructing on rehabilitation exercises.
Fit patients with splints, crutches, braces, wraps, and other orthopaedic appliances/DMEs and educate on proper use.
Perform wound care, gait training, and casting application and removal.
Document patient encounters and communicate with patients, other staff, and providers in electronic medical record.
Serve as a Preceptor, mentor, and/or supervisor for students observing, shadowing, and obtaining clinical experience in sports medicine.
Develop plans for providing athletic training services and carrying out event coverage.
Develop comprehensive venue and event-specific emergency action plans.
Establish working relationships with team and community physicians.
Establish a working relationship with contacts such as coaches, athletic directors, school nurses, and other staff as applicable.
Provide guidance to sports administrators, coaches, athletes, parents, and organizational groups regarding healthcare related topics.
Monitor supply inventory of remote work locations; working with appropriate contacts to maintain supply inventory and order supplies/equipment as necessary.
Maintain a functional and sanitary remote work location.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Bachelorís Degree required; Masterís Degree preferred.
Certification and Licensing:
Must be BOC certified and possess state athletic training licensure, certification, or registration. NPI number required. American Heart Association BLS Certification also required.
2 or more years of relevant experience.