Position: Athletic Trainer - Offsite Schedule: Variable - Approximately 20 hours per week Location: Bangor, PA Coordinated Health (CH) is a privately held acute-care hospital network in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. CH\u2019s focused regional network has 1,400 employees at 18 sites with an ambulatory-based continuum of care. Access is provided by specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, transitional care units, multi-specialty clinics and walk-in centers. Service lines include musculoskeletal care, cardiology, women\u2019s health and immediate and primary care, endocrinology, rheumatology, and general surgery. In Bethlehem, CH has exclusively earned the U.S. government\u2019s new 5-star top CMS rating for hospital patient service, has earned top safety and patient satisfaction scores from HealthGrades. Overview: Offsite Certified Athletic Trainers (AT) provide injury recognition, evaluation, immediate care and rehabilitation to student athletes; educate student athletes on injury prevention, rehabilitation, wellness, and other health-related issues; and maintain the highest standards of care, integrity, and professionalism. As an athletic trainer at Coordinated Health, you may be assigned primarily to one location, school or contract, but you are part of the AT department that provides coverage and injury care to many community groups, tournaments and youth organizations. Your commitment to the AT program at Coordinated Health will include providing care for these events and organizations. General Responsibilities: Engage in the prevention, recognition, evaluation, immediate care, rehabilitation, and reconditioning of student athlete injuries Assist with pre-participation medical\/orthopedic screenings Educate athletes, coaching staff, and parents on various aspects of injury prevention, first aid, and strength and conditioning Conduct taping and other pregame\/pre-practice preparation Communicate confidentially with student athletes, parents, athletic directors, coaches, and physicians regarding student athletes\u2019 playing status and ability to return to competition or practice Attend and provide medical response coverage for home and select away athletic events Conduct injury assessments as needed Refer athletes to appropriate physicians for diagnostic and follow up procedures and subsequent injury tracking according to the Coordinated Health Policies and Procedures Manual Perform administrative duties including the maintenance of medical records for student-athletes; establish an Emergency Action Plan with the Athletic Director for all sports and venues; management of inventory\/ ordering supplies; and providing season end injury reports for the Athletic Director Answer phone calls, e-mails, and other inquiries from internal and external collaborators and customers in a timely manner Regularly use therapeutic modalities therapeutic\/rehabilitation equipment, first aid supplies, standard athletic training supplies, and a golf cart Other duties as assigned by their Supervisor Work collaboratively with other departments to align with the company\u2019s vision and goals Assist the other departments with various projects on an as needed basis Any other tasks or projects as assigned by supervision May be required to rotate to other Coordinated Health locations as assigned Requirements Experience, Knowledge, and Education Requirements Bachelor\u2019s Degree Master\u2019s Degree preferred Pennsylvania Athletic Training License Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification NATA BOC Certification Computer literacy to include Microsoft Office and internal computer systems Employment Requirements Complete HR annual mandatory education Complete annual Mosby\u2019s competencies Complete TST form annually Complete regular background checks as requested by the state and the school A current, restriction-free Driver\u2019s License is required for those supporting a location that necessitates the operation of a school vehicle as a duty of the role. Coordinated Health will require validation of an active Driver\u2019s License\u00a0as needed based on the role or a change of locations. Physical Requirements Must regularly lift injured athletes and heavy equipment. Must be able to regularly access and use general office equipment including phones, computers, copiers, etc. Must be able to work in a busy, often distracting work environment that is generally climate controlled Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds unassisted on an occasional basis Must be able to sit for long periods of time Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time Why Coordinated Health: The Coordinated Health Experience: Our teams are committed to treating every patient with respect and genuine compassion. We work around our patient\u2019s lives and busy schedules. Most of our facilities are open 7-days a week, with extended evening and weekend hours. Coordinated and Integrated Care: We work in close connection with CH physicians as well as outside referring providers to facilitate the delivery of care through a system wide electronic health record and PACs system. We provide the answers physicians need to initiate treatment faster. World-Class Hospitals: Our hospitals and out-patient facilities work together as cross-functional teams. Our physicians are part of Coordinated Health\u2019s multidisciplinary teams in: Orthopedics, Joint Replacement, Spine, Sports Medicine, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Gynecology, Breast Care, Cardiology, and Primary Care.
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