Fairview Health Services is looking for a Certified Athletic Trainer to work out of our Fridley location. This position is approved for 64 hours every two week, and is benefit eligible. This position may require that you are able to travel to our other locations, including Bloomington and Uptown, as needed. This position will primarilybe working as a member of a podiatry team and will work closely with a a podiatrist, however, you will be cross-trainedin other areas.
An athletic trainer working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in a specialized orthopedic and musculoskeletal clinic, this individual is responsible for safe and effective direct delivery of patient care including triage and coordination of care ranging from patient evaluation, care delivery, reassessment and discharge planning in collaboration with a physician. Care delivery responsibilities include and are not limited to casting, bracing, and instruction in self-care and home exercise programs.
Perform Fairview Medical Group Rooming Procedures, including taking vitals, detailed medical history.
Prepare patients and supplies for injection or other medical interventions such as x-ray and musculoskeletal ultrasound. Assist in facilitating appropriate referral to medical personnel including X-ray, lab, athletic training, physical therapy, hand therapy, chiropractic, primary care, and specialist physician services.
Perform patient assessment including concussion baseline testing and post injury assessment. Provide concussion testing education per ImPACT guidelines.
Educate patient and/or family member in self-care, including home exercise program instruction, as directed by physician. Communicate proper follow-up care to patients, family and any other medical support personnel in clinic, on the phone and in written form.
Apply appropriate casting and bracing devices.
Understand all staff members responsibilities so they have the ability to move from one role to another in a seamless manner.
Manages provider schedules daily by working with scheduling staff to ensure patients timely access and creates access for acute injuries. Identify opportunities to improve workflows by being engaged in change improvement and focused on the work environment and patient experience.
Bachelors Degree with specialization in Athletic Training
A minimum of 3 years experience as an athletic trainer or combination of athletic training and other healthcare work such as CMA, Nursing Assistant, PT, PTA, LPN
Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer
Licensed as an athletic trainer with the MN Board of Medical Practice
Current in CPR
Masters Degree preferred
Supervisory experience and work within a variety of setting preferred. Public speaking experience preferred.
Membership of the National Athletic Training Association
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