Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Full Time Regular
1104 West Main St
Benton, IL 62812
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Job Description

NovaCare Rehabilitation has an immediate need for a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) in Benton, IL!

The ATC will work with a team providing sports medicine at Benton High School.

Work schedule: Typical high school schedule will be Monday – Friday afternoons and evenings. Saturday event coverage only.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience, starting at $45,000-$50,000/yr


• UNMATCHED continuing education program with internal CEU courses, national certifications and more. FREE!
• Company matching 401(k)
• Affordable PPO Benefits
• Generous Paid Time Off

NovaCare Rehabilitation 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, Rush Physical Therapy, 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


  • 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.


  • Current BOC Certification
  • Able to obtain or currently Licensed as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) in the state of Illinois
  • Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training Required 
  • Experience working for an intercollegiate athletic program preferred
  • Current First Aid and CPR/AED certifications
  • 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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