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Athletic Trainer - Full-time - Saint Francis

Description

UPMC Sports Medicine is hiring a full-time Athletic Trainer to support Saint Francis University, a NCAA Division I university in Loretto, PA.

UPMC has seven athletic trainers at Saint Francis who provide services to 21 sports. The university is located in an area with a low cost of living, but still a reasonable commute to the city for more activity!

UPMC Sports Medicine is one of the nation’s largest employers of certified athletic trainers with approximately 200 staff members.  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. More than 90 area pro, college, and high school sports teams turn to us for injury treatment and conditioning. This is a great opportunity to join this network of healthcare heroes!

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

Responsibilities:

 

  • 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 evaluations, establishes plans of care, and selects appropriate treatment and rehabilitation interventions.
  • 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
  • Provides athletic training services within contractual guidelines utilizing UPMC and site-specific Written Protocol and adhering to Written Physician Agreements
  • Participates in athletic training services at special events sponsored by UPMC Sports Medicine .
  • Participates in community education programming approved by UPMC Sports Medicine.

 

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:

  • 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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