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Per Diem Athletic Trainer - Erie, PA

Description

Do you have a passion for providing top notch patient care and enhancing the patient's experience? Are you passionate about delivering the best care possible and want to make a difference in the lives of your patients? If you’re ready to take on new challenges, explore this opportunity with us today!

 

UPMC's Sports Medicine group is seeking an Athletic Trainer to work on a casual basis to support athletes out of the Hamot Sports Medicine Center in Erie, PA.


Purpose:

To provide professional athletic training services at local high schools by performing assessments, first aid and rehabilitation training procedures as well as marketing of the Hamot Sports Medicine Center through professionalism and good will.

Responsibilities:
  • Assesses patient's present function and plans appropriate rehabilitation program, effectiveness of treatment, and sets up the plan of care with recommendations to appropriate physician, coach, or parents. This recommendation may pertain to whether the athlete may compete or not return to competition.
  • Possesses the ability to obtain and interpret information considering age specific needs.
  • Assists physician with screening of patients with sports related injuries.
  • Treat patients for relief of pain, development, and restoration of neuromuscular function and reports reactions and changes in progress appropriately.
  • Documents in the patients' charts as required, establishing goals for the patient and re-evaluating of goals as appropriate, documents patient referrals to Sports Medicine Center, and demonstrates a smooth process of having athletes evaluated at the Sports Medicine Center.
  • Educates and instructs patients, their families, coaches, and appropriate community agencies to establish the most effective means of rehabilitation.
  • Provides coverage at athletic events as indicated and when needed. Is responsible for providing emergency first aid and care of the athlete at these events and practices.
  • Markets the Sports Medicine Center to local school districts and local organizations. 
  • Demonstrates Hamot's commitment to Service Excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master's Degree in Athletic Training
  • Ability to quickly establish rapport with students, physician's, 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:
  • Certified as an athletic trainer by the Board of Certification (BOC). 
  • Licensed as an athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Emergency Cardiac Care based on AHA standards including both didactic and skills demonstrations.  Course must include following areas: adult & pediatric CPR, AED, airway obstruction, 2nd rescuer CPR and barrier devices (e.g., pocket mask, bag valve mask).  Proof of course completion must be presented within 30 days of hire.
  • Act 114 PDE FBI Clearance
  • Act 168
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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