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Company: Pivot Physical Therapy
Location: Cumberland, MD
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Pivot has an immediate opening for an outreach Athletic Trainer to join our sports medicine team in Cumberland, MD.  The position provide coverage at Allegany High School Home of the Campers.

Pivot fosters clinical and professional excellence through continuing education and mentorship. At Pivot, you become an integral part of a reputable Athletic Training team that provides sports medicine services to professional, collegiate, and scholastic athletes throughout the Mid-Atlantic.  Other benefits include:

  • $1,000 in continuing education reimbursement
  • Career growth opportunities to positions that include Athletic Training Regional Coordinator, Program Operator, etc
  • Networking opportunities with a variety of area physicians
  • One-of-a-kind Athletic Trainer New Grad Mentorship program
  • Opportunities for PRN work at camps and tournaments and with professional and collegiate sports teams
  • Participation in Pivot's Annual Sports Medicine Staff Development Conference
  • Professional, supportive and fun work environment
  • Unlimited online CEUs through our partnership with MedBridge

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Sports Medicine and Regional Coordinator, the Athletic Trainer works at an assigned outreach site performing diverse duties associated with Athletic Training as well as at an assigned clinic preparing equipment for treatment, assisting clinical staff and performing housekeeping duties, among other responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

There are five domains of the Athletic Training practice.  While at the assigned outreach site, the Athletic Trainer operates in these five domains:

Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion:

  • Attendance at athletic games and practices
  • Application of protective and prophylactic devices
  • Advise athletes on proper use of equipment
  • Education of athletic injuries and conditions
  • Education of athletes on nutritional aspects of performance

Examination, Assessment and Diagnosis:

  • On-field assessment of acute athletic injuries
  • Assessment of emergency conditions or situations
  • Evaluation of chronic athletic injuries or conditions
  • Recognition of general medical conditions

Immediate and Emergency Care:

  • Acute first aid for all injuries and conditions
  • Coordination/Activation of emergency medical care

Therapeutic Intervention:

  • Application of modalities to athletic injuries
  • Instruction of rehabilitation exercises for athletic injuries
  • Instruction on methods of maintaining overall body conditioning while injured
  • Education of the injury and direction of care
  • Supervision of athletes' return to activity
  • Referral of athletes to more specialized care for injury management
  • Coordination of outside care and treatments

Health Care Administration and Professional Responsibility:

  • Maintenance of Athletic Training Room
  • Inventory of all Athletic Training Room Supplies and resources
  • Accurate documentation of all daily treatments, injuries, and referrals
  • Collection of all correspondence with treating physician
  • Routine communication between parent or guardian, coach, and treating therapist or physician
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times to positively impact the community
  • Comply with all confidentiality and disclosure requirements
  • Complies with all local, state, and federal rules, requirements, regulations, and laws related to Athletic Training
  • Reports any suspected or known violation of a rule, requirement, or law to proper authorities

Required Education, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from an accredited college/university
  • BOC certified
  • State license or be eligible for state license


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