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Primary responsibilities will occur in youth sport settings providing health care for youth participants; delivering injury prevention and general wellness information to coaches, parents and athletes; and organizing appropriate health care for youth sports events. Additional settingâs may include youth sports, community athletic events, and health care clinics. This position requires the evaluation and management of patients with acute and chronic conditions, including triaging conditions that are life threatening or otherwise emergent. Practicing health care in a manner that is compliant with the BOC Standards of Professional Practice and applicable institutional/organizational, local, state, and federal laws, regulations, rules, and guidelines. Performing examinations, including appropriate diagnostic or laboratory tests, to formulate a diagnosis and plan of care for patients with health conditions commonly seen in athletic training practice. Selecting and incorporating treatment and rehabilitation interventions that align with the care plan. Performing administrative duties related to the management of physical, human, and financial resources in the delivery of health care services.
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 NATA BOC.
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Completes evaluation and treatment of medical and musculoskeletal pathology consistent with the scope and practice. Participates in the daily care of athletes, including performance enhancing, preventative and routine cares.*
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 clinic operations. Applies tape, braces, and protective devices to prevent injury and maintains athletic equipment to assure safety as necessary. *
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.*
Performs education and counseling of athletes/coaches on sports related health topics.*
Provides proper referral information to patient/customer/physician as needed to aide in treatment when not available at facility.*
Meets productivity standards/data collection deadlines as established with ATC policy/procedure manual.*
Attends annual school physicals providing support as needed. May assist in coordination of physicals.
Attend all training sessions of resident program and training camps to monitor health and wellbeing of athletes.
Responsible for data collection and processing per established guidelines ensuring accuracy and timeliness. Collaborate with team physicians and orthopedics rehabilitation team in order to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for injured.
Travel with the teams, providing medical support during competitions held both locally, nationally and internationally.
Assist in developing and maintaining professional working relationships including Sports Performance partners, USA Wrestling, UCCS, and outside parties. Work cooperatively with the National Team Staff and USOC Sports Performance teams to implement the enhancement of athletic performance and the prevention of potential injuries through programming and other measures.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelorâs Degree in Athletic Training
Minimum Experience Requirements
2 years of sports medicine experience
Experience with a variety of high level athletes and sports 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
Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification
Colorao Athletic Tranining Registration required within 30 days of hire.Â
BLS from the American Heart Association
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
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