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Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Company: Samaritan Health Services
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Good Samaritan Sports Medicine seeks an energetic and dedicated professional to serve as its Athletic Trainer-Certified for local area high school.Thousands of your friends and neighbors make up Samaritan Health Services. We're a not-for-profit network of hospitals, clinics and health services caring for more than 250,000 residents in the mid-Willamette Valley and central Oregon Coast. We work together to provide innovative medicine and world-class quality in a way that supports the values of the communities we serve. That includes caring for all people, regardless of your ability to pay.JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSESamaritan Health Services is looking for a certified Athletic Trainer to provide sports acute care coverage and injury management at Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis, Oregon. This position will act as outreach for Samaritan Athletic Medicine, a sports medicine facility that employs Orthopedic Surgeons, Primary Care Sports Medicine Physicians, Sports Residency Trained Physical Therapists and Sports Performance Specialists to provide a collaborative approach to athlete care.Collaborates with other health care disciplines in order to provide quality direct/indirect care. Assists in facilitating and implementing all aspects of health care, including but not limited to prevention, practice/event coverage, injury evaluation, medical appointments, treatment, rehabilitation and team travel.DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTIONOur primary care sports medicine physicians specialize in preventing, diagnosing and treating injuries related to participation in sports and/or exercise, specifically the rotation or deformation of joints or muscles caused by engaging physical activities. We also offer a Concussion Care Program to provide diagnosis, treatment and safe return to play for athletes following concussions. The program provides expert, individualized care for athletes of all sports and ages.HIGH SCHOOL CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER DUTIESProvide acute care and injury assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning for student-athletes at assigned High School or Community College. The athletic trainer will also be responsible for making appropriate provider referrals and maintaining communication and collaboration to provide student athletes with the best available care.Provide and coordinate coverage for all home events and practices (coverage for away Varsity Football games is also required). Responsible for activating the Emergency Action Plan for sports/venues when needed.Maintain communication with parents and guardians on the care & treatment of their student-athlete and with appropriate coaches and administrators on the availability of student-athletes.File all necessary reports associated with athletic injuries and/or incidents and maintain a daily treatment log on web-based platform.Maintain an effective and efficient athletic training facility and oversee the ordering of supplies and equipment pertaining to the athletic training facility.Maintain best practice knowledge and keep licenses and certifications up to date. Participate in Samaritan lead continuing education as it pertains to scope of practice.Other duties as assigned.EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONSNATA certification required.Previous experience as an ATC preferred.Healthcare Provider BLS required.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIESPatient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice.Adaptability/Flexibility - Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients.Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a nonjudgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.PHYSICAL DEMANDSRarely(1 - 10% of the time)Occasionally(11 - 33% of the time)Frequently(34 - 66% of the time)Continually(67 - 100% of the time)WALK - INCLINE LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs PUSH (0-20 pounds force) PULL (0-20 pounds force)CLIMB - STAIRS LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs SQUAT Repetitive KNEEL (on knees) REACH - Forward REACH - Upward SITSTAND WALK - LEVEL SURFACE LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs SQUAT Static (hold > 30 sec) BEND FORWARD at waist ROTATE TRUNK Sitting ROTATE TRUNK Standing FINGER DEXTERITY PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis , Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Other , Corvallis, Oregon

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