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Athletic Trainer - Williamsport

Description

UPMC Sports Medicine is one of the nation’s largest employers of athletic trainers with approximately 200 staff members. We have several exciting opportunities working in the outreach setting. More than 90 pro, college, and high school organizations in Western and Central Pennsylvania turn to us for athletic training services. This position will be based out of Williamsport, PA. Local travel up to an hour will be required. 

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 (CRS facilities, neuropsychologists, physicians, etc)
  • 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.
  • Masters Degree preferred. 
  • Previous athletic experience preferred. 
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize assignments.Reliable transportation and willingness to travel to worksites within local areas 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 Certified (ATC)

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