Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC) High School Outreach - Douglas and Cobb Counties

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Per Diem
5513 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
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Job Description

Experience the power of High School Outreach Athletic Training! 

Our Athletic Training department is now hiring a Per Diem Athletic Trainer (ATC) for High School Outreach in Douglas and Cobb Counties. Athletic Trainers will support outreach at Chapel Hill High School, New Manchester High School and North Cobb High School. A Certified Athletic Trainer is involved in the Athletic Training Services program: fulfills medical coverage of contract school’s or professional team’s athletic events and practices in a substitution and or outreach capacity as a representative of Physio’ Athletic Training Program. Join our growing team of Athletic Trainers develop great working relationships with our colleagues and partners in a capacity that fits your schedule.  Whether you are searching for the continuation of periodic care giving or expanding your existing network in search of your future goals, our Per Diem Athletic Training opportunities will meet your needs.

Newly licensed ATC graduates and experienced Athletic Trainers, APPLY! Must be willing to travel!

NATA BOC Certified

GA ATC License

First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

 

Compensation. Commensurate with experience.

Applying. To apply, create an on-line profile and upload your resume to complete our HR application. 

NovaCare Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy Associates and Select Physical Therapy are part of Select Medical Corporation's Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with approximately 1,800 locations in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Throughout the country we operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Kessler Rehabilitation Center and KORT. Our highly respected clinical team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient's specific goals. Our integrated local market network allows us to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payors, and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner. We also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools. #ACN 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for patient care under Standard Operating Procedures in accordance with State Practice Act and reports to the Director of Athletic Training Services.
  • Involved in the Athletic Training Services program, participation in the coverage of school athletic events and practices.
  • Determines the need for and administers proper athletic training techniques prior to and during games/practices to decrease risk of injury. Athletic training techniques can include: taping, wrapping, bracing, proper hydration and minor wound care.
  • Performs, with interpretation, selected measurement procedures such as isokinetic testing, range of motion, gross strength of muscle groups, length and girth of body parts, and vital signs.
  • Prudently manages emergency incidents, coordinates EMS and acute care procedures including Basic Life support to reduce the impact on function of an injured athlete.
  • Understands the Per Diem role as a substitute AT and represents the company as well as the profession of Athletic Training with this in mind.
  • Documents interactions and injuries as expected and instructed during Per Diem AT orientation.

Qualifications

  • BS Degree REQUIRED
  • National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) certification
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
  • Applicable state license where required
  • All GA state mandated clearances required

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to lift patients using biomedical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone.
• Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
• Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people, and understand written direction.
• Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
• Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the facility and in the community.
• Fine motor skills adequate for scheduling and preparing athletes, equipment, and supplies for treatment.
• Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws.

Additional Data

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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