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Ottawa, Kansas
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Athletic Trainer PRN AdventHealth Ottawa

Location Address:  1301 S. Main Street, Ottawa, KS 66067
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ottawa
  • Family friendly community
  • Excellent cost of living
  • Five major recreational lakes
  • Many annual events and festivals
  • Environment committed to patient care
Work Hours/Shift:
  • PRN
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Selects age appropriate activities based on the athleteâ™s/clientâ™s physical capacity, intelligence level and interest.
  • Ability to observe and evaluate treatment effect, recommends change to physician/therapist as needed.
  • Ability to perform an appropriate assessment on all athletes/clients and performs reassessments as per policy.  This includes pediatric, adolescent, geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of modalities, joint mobilizations, manual therapy techniques, gait training and exercise prescription.

What You Will Need:
  • Ability to travel to and from the Gollier Center & RMH to treat clients and attend meetings
  • Ability to travel to and from schools and sporting events to provide athletic trainer services as necessary
  • Ability to travel to community sites for marketing as necessary
  • 4-year Baccalaureate Degree â“ Required
  • Two or more years
  • Graduate Degree - Preferred
  • Valid Driverâ™s License
Job Summary:

Responsible delivering athletic training services at participating schools and for community events as appropriate.  Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability in the high school setting.  Implements the proper referral for further medical attention when necessary.  Plan and schedule community education projects.  Performs daily functions of the athletic training room.  Assist in developing and implementing policies and procedures for the department.  Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.  The Certified Athletic Trainer will assist with day-to-day operations; work closely with other staff, physicians, student-athletes, parents, and other clients.  Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.  Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines.  Ensures that patient/contracted changes are accurate and entered on a timely basis.  Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

About the employer
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.