Job Description

Job Title: Athletic Trainer
Job ID: 748954
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Various shifts depending on school
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: OP Sports Medicine
Location: 3200 South Water St, Pittsburgh PA 15203

Description

Purpose:
Provide athletic training services for UPMC contractual organizations. Involved in various programs coordinated and/or sponsored by UPMC Sports Medicine.  This position will support the Pittsburgh Public Schools- Westinghouse Academy.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in maintaining efficient flow of patients, provides educational services, and selects and fits prescribed soft goods items in the physician offices associated with UPMC Sports Medicine as needed.
  • Assists in providing treatment to patients at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services as needed.
  • Coordinates, conducts a/o assists in pre-season assessments for contracted athletic organizations.
  • Follows established departmental communication standards for athletic training staff
  • Maintains, completes and submits appropriate electronic and written incident documentation for the contracted organization per departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintains, completes and submits department-specific electronic and written documentation to supervisory staff at UPMC as per departmental policies and procedures.
  • Participates in athletic training services at special events sponsored by UPMC Sports Medicine .
  • Participates in community education programming approved by UPMC Sports Medicine.
  • Participates in professional growth and development related to the field of sports medicine to further his/her knowledge
  • Presents one in-service education program annually according to established departmental guidelines.
  • Proactive in building relationships with UPMC services (CRS facilities, neuropsychologists, physicians, etc.)
  • Provides athletic training services following the rules and regulations of the National Athletic Trainers Association Code of Ethics, BOC Standards of Professional Practice, Pennsylvania State Practice Act and Pennsylvania Rules & Regulations for Licensed Athletic Trainers, and UPMC system-wide and Athletic Training & Development department-specific Policies and Procedures.
  • Provides athletic training services within contractual guidelines utilizing UPMC and site-specific Written Protocol and adhering to Written Physician Agreements
  • Provides evaluations, establishes plans of care, and selects appropriate treatment and rehabilitation interventions.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science or Art degree.
  • Ability to quickly establish rapport with students, physicians, staff and co-workers. Highly organized and able to prioritize assignments.
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to travel to worksites within local area required.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Emergency Cardiac Care that covers the following areas: adult & pediatric CPR, AED, airway obstruction, 2nd rescuer CPR and barrier devices (e.g., pocket mask, bag valve mask). CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

  • Act 114 Pennsylvania Department of Education FBI Clearance
  • Act 168
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • National Athletic Trainers Association

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $17.11 to $28.43

Union Position: No

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