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Certified Athletic Trainer

  • Job ID: 362622557
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Great Lakes Physician Practice
  • Department: GLPP LAKESHORE ORTHO
  • Location: 322 Park Avenue, Dunkirk NY 14048
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.41 to $27.84 / hour

Description

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. This position will require occasional travel to Jamestown, NY. 

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. Responsible for the budgetary process at the respective school when concerned with the athletic training program. 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's Degree in a related field

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
must be licensed by the State of New York as an Athletic Trainer when implemented by Public Law 515 (Physical Therapy Practice Act).

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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