Athletic Trainer - Certified - NRV
Company: Carilion Clinic
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Christiansburg ,VA, US, 24073How You'll Help Transform
Healthcare:The Athletic Trainer will work with athletes to prevent
athletic injury and enhance performance using knowledge of
nutrition, hygiene, psychology, conditioning and protective
equipment. Develop training programs to prevent injuries and
examine athletes' injuries while also showing them techniques to
build their strength and avoid future or further injury. They will
be a point of contact between area athletic programs and the
physician practice. They will support Carilion's hallmarks of
service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities.
Provide support for clinical and medical staff in the delivery of
quality medical care. Assist with patient care as directed by the
physician and clinical staff within scope of training.
- Demonstrates ability to perform the following functions
regarding athletic injuries: prevention, assessment, treatment
(including first aid) and reconditioning.
- Collects data and performs patient assessment to include
height, weight, vital signs, chief complaint, current medications,
- Carries out all prescribed treatments and recommendations by
the physician to treat and rehabilitate athletic injuries.
- Maintains work area, exam, treatment rooms, x-ray rooms and lab
in a clean, safe manner; restock with supplies and instruments;
sterilize reusable equipment as needed.
- Observes all safety precautions and standards; assures proper
disposal of specimens and contaminated waste.
- Provides patient and community education in the areas of sports
injury prevention and care.
- Completes all documentation in a timely manner.
- Serves as a liaison between patient/athlete, physician,
physician office staff and school personnel.What We
Require:Education: Bachelor's degree in health related field
required.Experience: One year in athletic training setting
preferred. Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Licensure
as an Athletic Trainer with the Virginia Department of Health
Professions and certification through the National Athletic
Training Board of Certification required. AHA BLS-HCP
required.Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal
skills to communicate both in person and in writing in order to
interact with management, doctors, professional staff, patients,
general public and local schools and sports teams. Keyboarding and
utilization of automated computer systems required, including
electronic medical records. Must be able to assist with or transfer
athletes of various weight/heights. Must be able to stand for long
periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long
distances.About CarilionThis is Carilion Clinic ...An organization
where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are
valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on
progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always
learning, never discouraged and forever curious.Headquartered in
Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of
Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices,
and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research
Institute.Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new
discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a
place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good.
Make your tomorrow with us.Requisition Number: 138132 Employment
Status: Full time Location: Carilion Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery -
Christiansburg (Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences)
Shift: Day Shift Details: Mon-FriRecruiter: EMILY F ALLEN Recruiter
Phone: Recruiter Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFor more
information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.Equal
Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender
IdentityCarilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.Please see job
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