Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Cumberland, Maryland;
Permanent
DESCRIPTION:

Under the direction of the Director of Sports Medicine and Regional Coordinator, the Athletic Trainer works at an assigned outreach site performing diverse duties associated with Athletic Training as well as at an assigned clinic preparing equipment for treatment, assisting clinical staff and performing housekeeping duties, among other responsibilities.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from an accredited college/university
  • BOC certified required
  • State license or be eligible for state license required

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

There are six domains of the Athletic Training practice.  While at the assigned outreach site, the Athletic Trainer operates in these six domains:

Prevention:

  • Attendance at athletic games and practices
  • Application of protective and prophylactic devices
  • Advise athletes on proper use of equipment
  • Education of athletic injuries and conditions
  • Education of athletes on nutritional aspects of performance

Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis:

  • On-field assessment of acute athletic injuries
  • Assessment of emergency conditions or situations
  • Evaluation of chronic athletic injuries or conditions
  • Recognition of general medical conditions

Immediate Care:

  • Acute first aid for all injuries and conditions
  • Coordination/Activation of emergency medical care

Treatment, Rehabilitation, and Reconditioning:

  • Application of modalities to athletic injuries
  • Instruction of rehabilitation exercises for athletic injuries
  • Instruction on methods of maintaining overall body conditioning while injured
  • Education of the injury and direction of care
  • Supervision of athletes’ return to activity
  • Referral of athletes to more specialized care for injury management
  • Coordination of outside care and treatments

Organization and Administration:

  • Maintenance of Athletic Training Room
  • Inventory of all Athletic Training Room Supplies and resources
  • Accurate documentation of all daily treatments, injuries, and referrals
  • Collection of all correspondence with treating physician
  • Routine communication between parent or guardian, coach, and treating therapist or physician

Professional Responsibility:

  • Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times to positively impact the community
  • Comply with all confidentiality and disclosure requirements
  • Complies with all local, state, and federal rules, requirements, regulations, and laws related to Athletic Training
  • Reports any suspected or known violation of a rule, requirement, or law to proper authorities

BENEFITS:

  • $1,000 in continuing education reimbursement
  • Career growth opportunities to positions that include Athletic Training Regional Coordinator, Program Operator, etc
  • One-of-a-kind Athletic Trainer New Grad Mentorship program
  • Opportunities for PRN work at camps and tournaments and with professional and collegiate sports teams
  • Participation in Annual Sports Medicine Staff Development Conference
  • Unlimited online CEUs through our partnership with MedBridge

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