Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/
Responsible for direct patient contact primarily for the evaluation and treatment of medical and musculoskeletal pathology consistent with the scope and practice of athletic training clinical competencies as defined by the BOC and state practice acts.
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training from a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Education Program
Minimum Experience Requirements
Previous athletic training experience preferred.
Must be willing and able to travel and work irregular hours.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population including but not limited to, athletes, coaches, administrative staff, physicians, volunteers and other medical personnel.
Current BOC certification.
Eligible for CO Athletic Trainer Registration to be obtained prior to start of athletic coverage.
American Heart Association BLS certification required within 90 days.
Current drivers license.
Provide athletic training coverage at local or regional High School and/or Middle Schools as assigned and per contract obligations with Mercy Sports Medicine. *
Completes evaluation and treatment of medical and musculoskeletal pathology consistent with the scope and practice. Participates in the daily care of athletes, including injury prevention, injury evaluation and diagnosis, immediate care, treatment, injury rehabilitation and reconditioning, organization, and administration. *
Delivers athlete medical care in a positive, caring, and empathetic manner while working to assure all patient questions are answered in a helpful manner. Perform as a high level medical team member and participate in the functions and activities essential to the school based athletic training facility operations. *
Collaborate with sports medicine team in order to develop and implement comprehensive best practices for injury prevention, injury evaluation and diagnosis, immediate care, treatment, injury rehabilitation and reconditioning, organization, and administration. *
Works with sports medicine team, school administration, school health programs and coaches to manage concussions including coordinating ImPACT testing, managing return to play criteria and supervising graded exertion protocols. *
Communicates with students, parents, coach, administration, and sports medicine team as appropriate about student conditions. *
Provides proper referral information as needed to aide in treatment when not available at facility. *
Responsible for data collection and processing per established guidelines ensuring accuracy and timeliness. Meets productivity standards/data collection deadlines as established with AT Expectations Agreement. *
Demonstrates the ability to record accurate medical records as evidenced by annual chart review. Accurately documents the results of evaluations, rehabilitation progress, and other medical interventions. *
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
Heavy Work - exert/lift up to 100 lbs. force occasionally, and/or 50 lbs. frequently, and/or 20 lbs. constantly
Very Heavy Work - exert/lift over 100 lbs. force occasionally, and/or over 50 lbs. frequently, and/or over 20 lbs. constantly
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