Athletic Trainer- Full Time (ATC)

ID227832
Full Time Regular
4045 East Bell Road, Suite 150
Phoenix, AZ 85032
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Job Description

Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Full Time- Phoenix

Scottsdale Christian Academy- High School and Middle School

We are in need of a full time certified athletic trainer for our high school sports contract. We are open to consider new graduate athletic trainers. You MUST have your Arizona license to begin and we are looking to hire immediately.

A Certified Athletic Trainer is involved in the Athletic Training Services program: coordinates medical coverage of contract school’s or professional team’s athletic events and practices, coordinates the access of healthcare for athletes at contract locations, and designs/implements specific therapeutic programs for rehabilitation of injured athletes.

Full time benefits (32hr+) include:

  • UNMATCHED continuing education program with internal CEU accrediting courses and more!
  • Affordable PPO Benefits with Tobacco Free Discounts
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • Sign on bonus/Loan Repayment Assistance
  • GENEROUS Paid Time Off plus Holidays and more!
  • Compensation: Starting at $43,000/Yr

Clinic location:

4045 E Bell Rd Unit 150, Phoenix, AZ 85032

Additional Details:

  • New Grad , welcome to apply
  • Compensation based on experience- Additional compensation for tournament and booster club event coverage for $30.00/hour.
  • Monday – Friday 1:00pm – 8:30pm (variable start and end times depending on school practice and game schedules). Occasional Saturdays and Sundays during football season and for misc. school tournaments and games.

Select Medical Corporation's Outpatient Division is a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with almost 1800 locations in 39 states, plus the District of Columbia. 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, payers 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.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions: (Clinical Setting)

  • Follows the direction of a licensed individual to assist with the compliance of policies regarding: admissions, patient care, patient record keeping, and Medicare policies.
  • Implements exercise, pool, and isokinetic programs as directed by the licensed individual.
  • Performs, without interpretations, selected measurement procedures such as isokinetic testing, range of motion, gross strength of muscle groups, length and girth of body parts, and vital signs.
  • Reports verbally and in writing modifications to the plan of care to the licensed individual. Measures and adjusts crutches and canes and instructs in their use and care.
    * Subject to limitations imposed by state and/or local law.

Additional Responsibilities: (Clinical Setting)

  • Assists Patient Service Specialist when necessary with business office policies and procedures regarding patient forms, patient billing and insurance procedures.
  • Assists with training programs, seminars or classes to develop staff and orient new employees.
  • Housekeeping duties as determined by the particular setting and outlined by supervisor.

Essential Functions: (Out Reach Settings)

  • Administers therapeutic modalities effectively and safely as indicated by physician prescription.
  • 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.
  • Modifies treatment procedures as indicated by athlete response within limits of specified plan of care.
  • Records changes in treatment plan relative to athlete response.
  • Measures and adjusts crutches and canes and instructs in their use and care.
  • Establishes and maintains accurate medical files for each student involved in interscholastic athletics including: injury, treatment, and rehabilitation.
  • Reports all pertinent findings to the team physician.
  • 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, and minor wound care
  • Determines the effectiveness of athletic training techniques and rehabilitative techniques.
  • Assists the physician and coach in determining when an injured athlete can safely return to participation and competition.
  • Establish - with the assistance of appropriate members of the out-reach contract coaching staff - specific protocols for conditioning exercises and nutrition programs to reduce the likeliness of injury.
    * Subject to limitations imposed by state and/or local law.

Additional Responsibilities: (Out Reach Settings)

  • Assists with training programs, seminars or classes to develop staff and orient new employees.
  • Housekeeping duties as determined by the particular setting and outlined by supervisor.
  • Equipment and supply maintenance as determined by the setting and outlined by supervisor.
  • Supervises, equips, and maintains an athletic training room and to put such facilities to their optimal usefulness.
  • Equips, maintains, and provides first aid kits and safety equipment at athletic events or appropriate school functions.
  • Assists in the inventory and purchasing of athletic training supplies.
  • Provides in-service instruction for coaches and other interested individuals in care and prevention of athletic injuries.
  • Selects a student staff and instructs them in basic anatomy, advanced first aid, taping and wrapping techniques, and rehabilitative and conditioning procedures.
  • Enhances clinical skills and knowledge by pursuing educational opportunities. Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

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 patients, equipment, and supplies for treatment.
  • Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws.

Required Credentials:

  • Must be a graduate of an ATC accredited school or NATA certified.
  • Submitted appropriate paperwork and gained eligibility to sit for State Licensure examination.
  • Must have received certification from the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer.
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification/ AED certification/ First Aid certification

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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