Athletic Trainer
Department Sports Medicine-Onalaska-H
Location Onalaska
Schedule/Shift Days, PM, Weekends
FTE 0.01 FTE
Benefit Eligible No
Temporary Position No
Job Details

This is an on-call position.


Certified athletic trainer will provide, within the scope of practice, prevention, clinical evaluation, immediate care, treatment, rehabilitation, and triage of injuries incurred by patients. Certified athletic trainer will maintain flexibility in work schedule with evening and weekend work expected. Certified athletic trainer will work under the direction of a sports medicine physician and report to clinical manager or supervisor.  In addition, when working in a clinic assignment, will support clinicians in the clinic of Sports Medicine as directed by the clinicians.

Job Responsibilities
  • Athletic trainer will provide, within the scope of practice, prevention, clinical evaluation, immediate care, treatment, rehabilitation, education, and triage of injuries incurred by patients.

  • Athletic trainer works with institutions enrolled in the Outreach Program to provide athletic training services to athletes.

  • Athletic trainer works with organizations and institutions to provide athletic training coverage of athletic practices and events at the professional, intercollegiate, interscholastic and recreational levels.

  • Athletic trainer works with medical staff supporting the function of Gundersen Sports Medicine Clinic.

  • Athletic trainer works with both internal and external medical staff to Gundersen Health System, in providing athletic training services to patients.

  • Athletic trainer works with physical therapists to provide appropriate care to patients of the Gundersen Sports Medicine Physical Therapy clinics.

  • When working in a clinic assignment, also performs the following:

      • Provides pre-operative therapy programs and home therapy programs for patients as directed by the clinician
      • Provides casting, splinting and brace fitting services and education regarding appropriate care.
      • Performs pre-visit planning for clinicians as directed.
  • Other work related duties as assigned.

  • Scope of the Job
    Age Specific Population Served Adult (18 - 64 years)
    Geriatric (65 years & older)
    Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
    Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
    OSHA Category Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.
    Position Qualifications
    Education and Experience:
    Required Bachelor's degree in  Athletic Training or Sports Medicine or a related field 
    Desired Master's degree in   Athletic Training or Sports Medicine or a related field 

    Work Experience:
    Required No experience required. New graduates are welcome to apply.
    Desired 1 year in a high school or clinical setting. Experience with casting, splinting, and bracing techniques and applications. Previous experience working with EPIC software system or other medical tracking software.
    Skills:
    Required Ability to...
    Computer Systems/Software/Applications maintain proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Illustrator, etc.)
    Computer Systems/Software/Applications basic computer skills
    Computer Systems/Software/Applications demonstrate computer competency in EpicCare (electronic medical record)
    Communication express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicating orally with others
    Comprehension demonstrate an understanding and ability to communicate factual information
    General - All Positions perform a variety of duties
    General - All Positions adapt to a changing work environment
    General - All Positions current and changing trends in healthcare
    General - All Positions handle variations in volume of workload
    General - Patient Care direct patient care activities common to this role
    General - Patient Care demonstrate expertise in infection control principles
    Mathematics add, subtract, multiply, divide, record, balance, and check results for accuracy
    Organization organize and prioritize own work schedule
    Reasoning/Decision Making make informed clinical decisions in emergent situations
    Desired Ability to...
    License and Certifications
    Required Board Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA-BOC) and 
    Licensed Athletic Trainer - Wisconsin (LAT) 
    and some positions may require additional state licenses and 
    Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes 
    Desired Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or 
    Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) or 
    Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) 
    Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position
    Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Static Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
    Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Driving Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Squatting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Kneeling/Half Kneel Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Climbing Stair Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Climbing Ladder Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
    Reaching - Shoulder Level Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Reaching - Below Shoulder Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Reaching - Above Shoulder Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force:
    Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Pounds of force:
    Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Balance - Right Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Balance - Left Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
    Lifting - Floor to Waist Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Lifting - Waist to Overhead Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 25-50
    Carrying - Short Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 50-75
    Carrying - Right Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Left Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 0-25
    Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs: 75-100
    Other:
    Number of lbs:
    Environmental Conditions
    Exposed to infectious diseases.
    Subject to outside environmental conditions.

    Athletic Trainer

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