Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC) - Roosevelt University - Chicago IL

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Full Time Regular
444 West Jackson, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
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Job Description

Join the BEST in Certified Athletic Training in Chicago, IL!

RUSH PT in Chicago, IL has an immediate need for a highly motivated and organized Lead Athletic Trainer to lead a team of Certified Athletic Trainers at Roosevelt University. The ATC will work with a team providing sports medicine at the collegiate level! Preferred qualifications include: leadership/ mentoring experience, 2+ years’ experience at the college level, experience with management of budget.

If you are an independent, dynamic athletic trainer who is seeking a cohesive multi-disciplinary team, apply to Select today!

Work schedule: College schedule. Treatment and rehabs during the day as well as afternoon/evening coverages. Saturdays and occasional Sundays depending on sports schedules.

Compensation. Commensurate with experience.

RUST PT  is part of Select Medical's Outpatient Division. We are a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with almost 1900 locations in 39 states, including the District of Columbia. Throughout the country we operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Physio, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, KORT, Saco Bay Physical Therapy, Concentra, SSM Physical Therapy and Keystone Physical Therapy. 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

Athletic training room management

On-field injury management

Prevention programs

Directing and communication of care

Performs injury evaluations of varsity student-athletes.

Provides appropriate medical treatment to injured or ill student-athletes.

Responsible for rehabilitation on athletic related injuries.

Provides first aid and emergency care when necessary.

Refers student-athletes to appropriate medical facilities including scheduling student-athletes for medical appointments

Attends home games and practices for assigned teams.

Work evening and weekend hours as assigned.

Needs to be flexible with schedule changes while following the given clinic and sports coverage schedule

Communicates with team physicians regarding treatment and follow-up care of student-athletes.

Documents injury reports, progress notes, and team physician doctor’s clinics

Files and coordinates medical insurance claims for assigned student-athletes.

Coordinates preseason physicals with coaches, student-athletes and team physicians.

Communicates on a daily basis with coaches regarding the status of their student-athletes.

Coordinates preventative injury programs while working with the strength and conditioning specialist.

Maintains all certifications (NATABOC, CPR, First Aid) and licenses (Illinois State)

Collects and files all student-athlete’s medical forms

Demonstrated understanding of customer service to the student-athletes and coaches.

Follows and enforces all Athletic Training Room rules.

Qualifications

Current BOC Certification

Able to obtain or currently Licensed as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) in the state of Illinois

Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or related field preferred

2+ years’ experience working for an intercollegiate athletic program preferred

Current First Aid and CPR/AED certifications

Experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer at the collegiate level with men’s and women’s sports outreach experience preferred.

Must be extremely well organized and highly motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills

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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