PRN Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC) - Detroit, MI

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2602 Worldgateway Place
Detroit, MI 48242-4231
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Job Description

NovaCare Rehabilitation is looking to hire a PRN Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) in Detroit, MI!

This is a unique opportunity to apply education, prevention and treatment skills with industrial workers on site at DTW/Delta. The clinician will interact with company safety and workers' compensation departments to assist in minimizing work-related injuries and facilitate the rapid and safe return to work for injured employees.

Other PRN opportunities include coverage for NBA referee program for Detroit Pistons and Metro Detroit area High Schools!

Compensation: commensurate with experience, starting at $35/hr

Schedule: PRN (as needed)

Benefit: UNMATCHED continuing education program with internal CEU courses, national certifications and more. FREE!

NovaCare Rehabilitation is a part of Select Medical Corporation's Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with approximately 1800 locations in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Throughout the country we operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, Physio 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


  • This position is responsible for early symptom intervention, injury triage, first aid, injury prevention, return to work job coaching and work task risk assessment for workers with material handling jobs.
  • Designs/implements specific therapeutic programs for rehabilitation of injured patients
  • Work with other ATC's coaches, and AD
  • Responsible for patient care under supervision of a licensed 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, proper hydration and minor wound care.
  • Determines the effectiveness of athletic training/rehabilitative techniques and records change as indicated by athlete response within limits of specified plan of care.
  • Works closely with physical therapists and area physicians
  • Maintains proper lines of communication to ensure patinet is getting optimal care 
  • Prudently manages emergency incidents, coordinates
  • EMS and acute care procedures including Basic Life support to reduce the impact on function of an injured patient.


  • BS Degree REQUIRED
  • MI state license
  • National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA-BOC) Board of Certification
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of musculoskeletal injury assessment and prevention interventions

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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