Job Description

Requisition Number
19-0292

Post Date
11/13/2019

Title
Athletic Trainer

Employment Type
Full Time

Hours per week
40

City
Woodbury

State
MN

Description
Personal Growth. Expansion. Teamwork. Innovation. Be a part of a truly patient-first environment and an organization that cares about their employees.

Under the direct supervision of the supervising physician, the Athletic Trainer will aid in quality orthopedic care and treatment of patients. May assist in Surgery with Orthopedic Technician Certification.

Obtains patient health histories.
Manages and navigates clinic flow.
Performs initial and secondary assessments of patient
Applies and removes casts and dressings.
Applies braces, splints, or other assistive devices.
Removes sutures, assists with wound cares, and assists in minor office procedures.
Administers injections as directed by provider.
Assessment of post operative wounds, and provides standardized instruction in wound care.
Instructs in-home exercise programs per the provider’s direction/ protocol.
Provides standardized patient education instructions verbal or written.
Conducts research on subject matter related to orthopedic sports medicine.
Documents patient information and care provided in medical record.
Cleans and stocks patient exam rooms
Complies with both Federal and State regulations as well as Summit’s policies regarding medication disbursement and documentation.
Acts as a liaison between the patient/family and physician. Also acts as a resource to clinical staff in answering orthopedic related questions.
Recognizes and responds to emergency situations.
Complete forms and documentation needed by patients, employers or insurance companies.
Other duties and special projects, as assigned.

Summit Health ASO, provides administrative and clinical support to our full spectrum of orthopedic care services in our sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our OrthoQUICK clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert teams are part of the 900+ employees who partner to provide quality services and care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Summit Orthopedics is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of federal, state and local governing boards and/or agencies.



Requirements
Bachelor’s degree and current BOC certification with the National Athletic Trainers Association required. Current license with the MN Board of Medical Practice. Orthopedic Technician certification required to assist in surgery.
One or two years as an ATC in a clinical setting, preferred.

Will consider filling this vacancy with a Patient Coordinator, however, strongly desire candidates with an ATC background and license.


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