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Athletic Trainer- Casual

  • Job ID: 232017184
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Medical Services - Specialty
  • Department: Arlington Orthopedics
  • Location: 810 Sir Thomas Court, Harrisburg PA 17109
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $20.35 to $30.53 / hour

Description

UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. 

We have an exciting opportunity to provide athletic training services to contractual organizations (local high school). As a staff member in our program, you will be part of a team led by world-renowned sports medicine experts that work in state-of-the-art facilities. We have comprehensive physician, imaging, physical therapy, concussion, nutrition, and sports performance services that serve as resources to you.

With UPMC Pinnacle’s outstanding reputation and resources, more sports teams turn to us for injury treatment and conditioning.  

Purpose:
Provide athletic training services for UPMC contractual organizations. Involved in various programs coordinated and/or sponsored by UPMC Sports Medicine.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary clinical assistant to designated Sports Medicine/Orthopedic provider for designated clinical hours
  • Assists in providing treatment to patients at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services as needed.
  • Participates in athletic training services at special events sponsored by UPMC Sports Medicine .
  • 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.
  • Participates in community education programming approved by UPMC Sports Medicine.
  • Provides evaluations, establishes plans of care, and selects appropriate treatment and rehabilitation interventions.
  • 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.
  • Presents one in-service education program annually according to established departmental guidelines.
  • Maintains, completes and submits appropriate electronic and written incident documentation for the contracted organization per departmental policies and procedures.
  • Proactive in building relationships with UPMC services 
  • Participates in professional growth and development related to the field of sports medicine to further his/her knowledge
  • Coordinates, conducts a/o assists in pre-season assessments for contracted athletic organizations.
  • Follows established departmental communication standards for athletic training staff
  • Provides athletic training services within contractual guidelines utilizing UPMC and site-specific Written Protocol and adhering to Written Physician Agreements
  • Maintains, completes and submits department-specific electronic and written documentation to supervisory staff at UPMC as per departmental policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a 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:
Certification as an athletic trainer by the Board of Certification (BOC). Certified as an athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  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.

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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