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Athletic Trainer-Per Diem
Job Code:2018-FODEN RD-124
Location:Foden Rd
Department:Physical Therapy
Schedule:Full Time 32-40 hrs/wk
  

Job Responsibilities:

Under the direction of Physical Therapist, the athletic trainer is responsible and accountable for the planning, directing and provision of athletic training care to patients/athletes in accordance with InterMed’s Physical Therapy protocols and physician's orders, using recognized athletic training techniques, policies, procedures, established standards and administrative policies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Prepares patient for treatment to include assisting with undressing/dressing, and putting on and removing any supportive devices such as splints, slings and braces
• Assists with treatment as directed by the Physical Therapist or Physical Therapy Assistant as allowed in the State Practice Act
• Provides onsite athletic training services to athletes outside of the PT clinic under the direction of a physician
• Safeguards, motivates and assists patients in practicing exercises and functional activities under the direct supervision of a physical therapist
• Provides services to include heat/cold modalities, prevention of injury, bracing and taping as allowed in the State Practices Act
• Tests and measures to evaluate athletic injuries and administers exercises for reconditioning of athletes
• Communicates with supervisor and other health care interdisciplinary team members regarding patient’s response to treatment
• Keeps treatment areas clean, organized and unobstructed, cleans equipment after treatment
• Maintains adequate supply of inventory and organizes treatment area
• Changes linens when applicable between patients
• Treats all patients with respect and maintains confidentiality of patient information


Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor Degree in Athletic Training, Sports Medicine or related field
• ATC – Maine State Board of Certification
• 1-3 years of clinical experience in the outpatient setting preferred
• Demonstrates effective communication methods either, written, verbal, non-verbal or electronic
• Listens to and acknowledges the concerns of patients and peers
• Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with patients, families, and other health care providers
• Makes effective decisions that reflect clear and logical thinking
• Demonstrates flexibility in examining new approaches in response to changing organizational objectives
• Identifies and works proactively to solve problems
• Prioritizes work activity based on department demands to complete assignments within designated timeframes with little to no supervision
• Demonstrates behavior that protects the safety of self/others of the department and equipment
• Continued education appropriate to the position to maintain a competent level of practice

Other Job Information (if applicable):
This position is per diem.

InterMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have any questions about this position, please contact us at jobs@intermed.com.
  

InterMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.