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Athletic Trainer

Springfield Clinic

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Springfield, Illinois
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Employer Name
Springfield Clinic

Job Description
The Athletic Trainer is responsible for serving as a clinical and educational resource for staff, students, and physicians. Responsible for providing quality care to patients of all ages through the proper utilization of assessment, planning, implementation and instruction.

Job Relationships
Reports to the Operations Manager

Principal Responsibilities
  • Communicate with physicians and NP/PAs regarding patient care.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform injury assessment, treatment as set forth by the National Athletic Training Association Board of Certification and Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
  • Demonstrate proper bracing and fitting of athletic equipment.
  • Perform Cast work.
  • Coordinate DME including inventory and restocking.
  • When a physician has prescribed treatments, the athletic trainer will carry out the treatments as prescribed.
  • Demonstrate appropriate delegation of duties, judgment, safety, initiative and flexibility in scheduling, organizational skills, and appropriate time management.
  • Maintain professional mannerism.
  • Maintain clean, neat, orderly work environment.
  • Attempt to provide for patient comfort and modesty.
  • Communicate tactfully in person or by telephone.
  • Economically utilize supplies.
  • Help maintain equipment and notify the Director of problems.
  • Comply with the Springfield Clinic incident reporting policy and procedures.
  • Adhere to all OSHA and Springfield Clinic training & accomplishments as required per policy.
  • Provide excellent customer service and adhere to SC Way customer service philosophy.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor Degree in Athletic Training
  • Licensed by the State of Illinois
  • Certification through the athletic trainers Board of Certification (BOC) preferred.
  • Preferred to be a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association
  • CPR certification per AHA guidelines required within 30 days of hire
  • Must maintain valid Illinois driver's license.
Working Environment
  • Extensive walking, standing, kneeling and heavy lifting.
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