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Athletic Trainer II

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Erie, PA
  • Rehab
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Mentor staff and supervise work performed by staff. Contribute to management of daily operations of the department. Recognizes, manages and rehabilitates injuries to professional, amateur and recreational athletes. Provides techniques for prevention of injuries. Works independently, but under the direction of Sports Medicine Supervisor and Team physicians to manage the daily operations within a school district, college, or professional athletic medicine program. Acts as a point of contact for AHN to the district or athletic department for communication of the management of injuries within the athletic program by communicating with athletic directors, general managers, coaches, school nurses, physicians, parents, athletes and sports medicine staff as needed. Also develops exercise programs, performs data entry/recordkeeping, assists with cleaning the facility, and monitoring supplies for the athletic program. Serves as peer mentor. Responsibly orients new athletic trainers in meaningful use of time with daily activates. Demonstrates proficiency in correct workflow based upon standard operating procedures of the program, appropriate documentation communication and customer service standards. Provides meaningful feedback and performance evaluation input for ATI and II positions. Mentors students and interns as assigned. Assists employees with setting up and working with concussion base line software and educating on mass testing exams with patients at different work venues. Provides clinical leadership oversight serving as a department resource for clinical questions for athletic trainer I and II.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates and manages injuries and determines whether a referral is necessary. Maintains a medical file on each athlete and acts as a liaison between the physician and the athlete or athlete's parent. Prepares athletes for practice or competition. (40%)
  • Acts as a liaison between school administrators, school nurses, guidance counselors, coaches, athletes, and parents to appropriately manage, educate and return athletes back to play/activity. Additionally, coordinates all communication to return athletes with concussions back to play in coordination with the Pennsylvania State Law. (20%)
  • Implements treatment and rehabilitation programs under the supervision of a physician. Develops functional training programs and conditioning programs for injured and non-injured athletes. Supervises student athletic trainers from area colleges when requested. Meets with University professors regarding intern performance. (15%)
  • Act as a lead for ongoing special projects not limited to but including; CPR Certification, Community Events, Concussion Education, Staff Hours oversight, Injury referral tracking, NATA/BOC Events, Special Event Staffing and Pre-participation sports physicals. (15%)
  • Leads quarterly regional staff meetings. Supervises/Participates in continuing education programs that are led by ATII Staff. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience
  • Current state licensure as a certified Athletic Trainer or eligible
  • National Athletic Trainer's Association (NATA) certification
  • Basic Life Support
  • Travel between various satellite locations

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree
  • 7-10 years’ experience
  • Experience with concussion base line testing software
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • Current state driver's license

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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