Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC)
Posted on: May 26, 2023
Job Title: Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC)Location:
Wilkes-Barre, PennsylvaniaJob Category: Rehabilitation
ServicesSchedule: Days Work Type: Full timeDepartment: Northeast
Region Sports Medicine DivisionDate Posted: 06/16/2022Job ID:
R-33546Job SummaryProvides care to athletes/patients in a
preventive, emergency, and rehabilitative manner in accordance with
Physician's orders, and documents such care and treatment. Assists
in the development and presentation of educational and community
programs that support the Orthopaedics service line. Acts as a
physician extender to the supervising physician within the
Orthopaedics clinics.Job Duties
- Provides Athletic Training Services to patients and contracted
organizations as assigned.
- Assists with the development, implementation, and staffing for
community events and related programming.
- Provides support by covering other contracted schools or
- Establishes and maintains community relations and provides
educational programs for coaches, athletes and community
- Establishes and updates contracted organization Policy and
Procedure manual with annual reviews.
- Performs initial patient assessments and screens, develops and
distributes ongoing patient education information.
- Distributes Home Exercise Programs (HEP) and educates patient
and family as directed by supervising physician.
- Prepares injections for physicians and physician
- Performs splinting and casting under physicians orders.
- Performs cast and suture removal.
- Performs scribing duties for a physician during a patient's
physical exam, as needed.Work is typically performed in a clinical
environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not
intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements
considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional
competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific
orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the
job related to that position.Position DetailsAny candidate that is
eligible to sit for BOC Boards is encouraged to apply prior to
testing date*$2,500 sign on bonus for eligible
candidates*EducationBachelor's Degree- (Required), Master's Degree-
(Preferred)Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support
Certification - Default Issuing Body; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Certified
Athletic Trainer - Default Issuing BodyOur Purpose & ValuesOUR
PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our
patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our
communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope
to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who
humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with
the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for
tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to
care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members
and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time
and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and
domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior
management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration,
cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with
unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our
patients, members and community come from a wide variety of
backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health
easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: Geisinger, Allentown , Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC), Human Resources , Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
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