Athletic Trainer – Center for Physical Rehabilitation and Therapy – Grand Rapids, MI

Overview:


POSITION:

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate for a second athletic trainer for an already established secondary school contract in the Forest Hills district.

Summary:

This position assists with the supervision and coordination of the overall sports medicine program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries; training room rehabilitation when appropriate; education and counseling of student-athletes and athletics-related health care administration.

Responsibilities:

  • Help develop overall sports medicine program for the high school, including injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, educational programs, and counseling for student-athletes.
  • Provide athletic training services for the athletic department as cooperatively determined by the athletic training staff and athletic directors, including attendance at scheduled team practices.
  • Coordinating and scheduling physical therapy and medical referrals for student-athletes to determine their ability to practice and compete.
  • Prevention of athletic injuries through education and the application of preventative taping, braces, and functional screening techniques.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of practices to reduce the incidence of injury.
  • Design and supervise rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries under the guidance of the referring physician. Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would enhance the benefit of the sports medicine program.
  • Advise coaches and athletes on flexibility, strengthening, and conditioning programs to prevent injuries and optimize performance.
  • Maintain electronic medical records and correspondences for athletic injuries, treatments, rehabilitations, and physician referrals.
  • Effective communication while maintaining HIPAA compliance
  • Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situation when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff and families.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Completion of a CAATE-approved athletic training education program or education equivalent

Licenses (required):

  • Athletic Trainer, Certified (ATC)
  • Athletic Trainer, Licensed (AT)

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

About The Center for Physical Rehabilitation:


At
The Center for Physical Rehabilitation, we specialize in all-inclusive therapy services performed in a friendly, compassionate, and upbeat atmosphere. Our state-of-the-art facilities are located throughout greater Grand Rapids with extended hours. Independent with local ownership since 1994, we have the freedom to work with the most qualified healthcare professionals in West Michigan. Our goal is to get our patients back to life without limits.

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