PRN Athletic Trainer – Premier Bone & Joint Centers – Laramie, WY

Description:


This is a PRN position, and will need to be available on an “as needed” basis.
This position will primarily provide services to Laramie High School with some collegiate recreational sports game coverage as needed. The successful candidate will assist with injury prevention programs, and the evaluation, diagnosis, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. There will be some administrative tasks such as keeping medical records, assisting with sports budgets, and meeting with coaches and administrators.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide Athletic Training services including the following:

  • Onsite care and management of injuries and illnesses including: prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation.
  • Assess risk of injury, perform ergonomic evaluation and coaching, self-care implementation and overall wellness promotion.
  • Documentation of all athlete encounters through the electronic document system.
  • Coordinate and implement injury prevention programs and customized preventative strategies and programs to each athlete.
  • Minimize risk of injury through awareness, education and prevention strategies.
  • Provide accommodation recommendations, related to sport, for student athletes with restrictions or limitations.
  • Communicate with parents, physicians and athletic staff regarding the injury status of athletes.
  • Carry out medical care for assigned student-athletes per the sports medicine standard operating procedures.
  • Determine plan/no play status with respect to musculoskeletal orthopedic injuries, concussions, head injuries, and other non-musculoskeletal illness or injury (in concert with PBJC physician, if necessary).
  • Manage concussion and head injuries in compliance with concussion protocol provided by athletic participant’s sports organization (i.e. University of High School).
  • Competition Coverage on site and during travel/away games as schedule allows.
  • Accept responsibility for patient care; provide care in a manner which exemplifies ethical conduct per the NATA Code of Ethics.
  • Provide conditioning and flexibility training suggestions to coaching staff.
  • Be available for Athletic Training duties at direction of and under supervising physician.
  • Be available to travel to weekend events as a PBJC representative.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Adherence to Facility/Departmental Policy:
  • Onsite care and management of injuries and illnesses including: prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation.
  • Assess risk of injury, perform ergonomic evaluation and coaching, self-care implementation and overall wellness promotion.
  • Documentation of all athlete encounters through the electronic document system.
  • Coordinate and implement injury prevention programs and customized preventative strategies and programs to each athlete.
  • Minimize risk of injury through awareness, education and prevention strategies.
  • Provide accommodation recommendations, related to sport, for student athletes with restrictions or limitations.
  • Communicate with parents, physicians and athletic staff regarding the injury status of athletes.
  • Carry out medical care for assigned student-athletes per the sports medicine standard operating procedures.
  • Determine plan/no play status with respect to musculoskeletal orthopedic injuries, concussions, head injuries, and other non-musculoskeletal illness or injury (in concert with PBJC physician, if necessary).
  • Manage concussion and head injuries in compliance with concussion protocol provided by athletic participant’s sports organization (i.e. University of High School).
  • Competition Coverage on site and during travel/away games as schedule allows.
  • Accept responsibility for patient care; provide care in a manner which exemplifies ethical conduct per the NATA Code of Ethics.
  • Provide conditioning and flexibility training suggestions to coaching staff.
  • Be available for Athletic Training duties at direction of and under supervising physician.
  • Be available to travel to weekend events as a PBJC representative.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.

. Requirements:


Education:

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree – Athletic Training – Required


Experience:

Licensure – Athletic Trainer in the State of Wyoming – Required

Certification – Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider – Required

Membership – National Athletic Trainers’ Association – Preferred


Working Conditions:

Environmental Hazards

  • The fast paced environment may lead to increased levels of personal stress and demand high mental acuity.

Physical Hazards

  • Physical harm is possible when performing physical requirements, as listed above.
  • Exposure to communicable disease, bodily fluids, and/or toxic substances is possible and can be physically harmful.

Unique Work Schedule/Travel

  • May be required to work after hours, on weekends, or holidays.
  • May be required to provide services outside the clinical setting (i.e. at University or High School athletic events), or travel to offices throughout the state.


Employee Statement of Understanding:

I have read and understand the job description for my position. I am able to perform all of the essential functions of this position.

I agree to comply with the corporate compliance policy and all laws, rules, regulations and standards of conduct related to my position. As an employee, I understand my duty to report any suspected violations of the law or the standards of conduct to my immediate supervisor.

As an employee, I will strive to uphold the mission and vision of the organization. All employees are required to adhere to the values in all their interactions with patients, customers, and fellow employees.


Note: This description is intended to describe the general job duties and employment requirements for adequate job performance, and should not be interpreted as an exhaustive report. Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned at the discretion of the employees’ supervisor.

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