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Athletic Trainer

Company: Carilion Clinic
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

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 Carilions 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, etc.* 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: *Bachelors 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.Carilion Total RewardsWhat matters to you is important to uslike benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, well enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:* Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)* Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits* Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)* Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers* Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse* Discounts on childcare* Continued education and trainingEqual Opportunity EmployerMinorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender IdentityCarilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $18.70 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Referral program* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Monday to Friday* Weekends as neededWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Carilion Clinic, Roanoke , Athletic Trainer, Human Resources , Roanoke, Virginia

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