SoutheastHEALTH Certified Athletic Trainer in Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Certified Athletic Trainer
Service Cape Girardeau, Missouri Sports Medicine Outreach Full-Time
Variable ShiftThe Certified Athletic Trainer provides medical coverage for athletic events and medical care in a clinic office settingBegin
Collaborate with Supervising Medical Physician (SMP) and performs duties in accordance with their orders
Record patient’s medical history, medications, and review of medical systems in patient chart.
Perform and records patient’s vital statistics
Prepare injections as ordered by provider
Collect tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing
Perform blood draw for PRP injections after completion of skill check off
Communicate treatment procedures, medications, nutrition, and physician instructions to patients
Assist providers during patient exams and treatments, handing them instruments or performing tasks such as dressing changes, suture removal, cast removal, and exam room set up
Assess and treat patient’s injury or illness
Administer first aid, CPR, and rescue breathing when appropriate
Collaborate with emergency personnel in attendance at sporting events
Evaluate patient’s readiness to return to activity, work, or sport
Applies protective or prophylactic equipment such as tape, bandages, or braces to body parts
Provide fracture care by applying splint or cast to body parts
Develop and annually evaluate facility’s Emergency Action Plan (EAP)
Evaluate readiness to play following a diagnosed concussion or concussion-like symptoms
Instruct patients on wound care, home exercise programs, crutch training, medication compliance, exercise technique, pre-op and post-op care.
Communicate patient’s progress and return to activity decisions to coaches, family member, team athletic trainer, team physician, and other treating personnel.
Demonstrate ability to lift/ transfer patients or treatment supply items without restriction
Administrative duties may include faxing, copying, answering phone calls, returning messages, and collecting patient ID and insurance information for registration.
Determine medical supply needs and place order on behalf of the school
Maintain inventory list of medical supplies
Properly dispose of medical supplies if out-of-date
Document patient information, evaluation, treatment plan, and progress notes in Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
Plan and implement comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention programs
Perform and instruct preventative exercises, rehabilitation, and functional activities
Provide treatment to patients using modalities such as electrical stimulation, heat compress, and ultrasound
Present educational topics to enhance knowledge level of community members, patients, coaches, and patient’s families
Mentor and supervise Southeast Missouri State University athletic training students
Participates in staff meetings
Perform other duties assigned by Practice Manager.
Perform job duties in such a way to meet the needs of different populations and age groups of
Perform duties along with NATA and State of Missouri guidelines.
Graduate of a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Education Program
Certified and in good standing by the Board of Certification (BOC) for Athletic Trainers
State of Missouri Athletic Trainer License or Eligible
Preference given to applicants with athletic training experience and/or additional certifications, i.e. OTC, OPA, OA, CSCS
Current CPR certification
Ability to work day, evening, and weekend shifts
Must possess excellent communication skills and have a good healthful appearance that is representative of an employee of a hospital.