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The largest city in the northeastern part of the state, Sterling is a farm and ranch community with deep roots on the Colorado prairie. Sterling's laid-back lifestyle makes it easy to explore a variety of outdoor and cultural activities, from boating, fishing and swimming in North Sterling State Park, to hiking, biking, golf, hunting-and-shooting sports or admiring unique public art.
As an Athletic Trainer with Sterling Regional MedCenter, you will working alongside the Athletic Director at Northeastern Junior College. In this role, you will provide athletic training services to the college athletes. This is a full-time position, working varied hours each week dependent upon the needs of the College and Teams. If you're looking for an exciting role as an athletic trainer, while still being a part of the great team at SRM, this role is for you - apply today!
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Sterling Regional Medical Center is a 25-bed acute care regional hospital serving northeastern Colo. with state-of-the-art technology and compassionate professionalism. Since 1938, we have provided exceptional care to meet the needs of northeastern Colorado and the surrounding area. We provide our patients with cutting-edge technology such as eICU, a remote monitoring system and our intelligent OB program, a computerized system designed to reduce the chance of complications during labor. We are also home to the David Walsh Cancer Center, which offers our community an unprecedented level of cancer care. In addition, we are one of Logan County's largest employers with approximately 300 employees and more than 20 physicians representing ten specialties. We have also been voted Best Employer in Northeastern Colorado for three years in a row.
POSITION SUMMARY This position administers athletic training services in a community or clinic setting under the supervision of a supervising physician. These services include, but are not limited to, school screenings, injury prevention programs, athletic consults, injury assessment, and treatment and case management of injured athletes/clients undergoing rehabilitation. This position frequently attends practices and games for area schools and athletic clubs and community athletic events.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Evaluates injuries and develops treatment and exercise plans within the scope of practice. Re-evaluates treatment plans, as needed, to ensure maximum patient benefit.
2. Implements individualized therapeutic interventions, and monitors responses to therapy to ensure client safety. Reports progress and medical changes to referring physician or appropriate medical provider.
3. Educates clients, families, and coaches regarding injuries, risk factor modification, and exercise programs.
4. Conducts injury screening clinics, educational programs, and workshops to promote safety and injury prevention.
5. Documents patient treatment according to professional and regulatory standards.
6. Has freedom to determine how to best accomplish functions within established procedures and scope of practice. Confers with supervisor on any unusual situations. Positions are facility based with no budgetary responsibility. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physician offices, patient families, third party payers, and medical supply companies.
Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or related field from an accredited university training program.
Current National Athletic Trainers Association certification and must possess a valid athletic trainer license issued in the state of practice. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers. Must have strong interpersonal communications and human relation skills.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: R7283
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