Athletic Trainer *Temporary*
- Location: Edina, MN
- Posted: Jan 25, 2019
Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.
Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.
Req ID: 51341
Acts as the primary clinical assistant for the physicians and is responsible for ensuring appropriate clinical support is provided including reviewing documentation and findings with the physicians, answering patient questions and assisting in Excellian documentation. In addition, this position is expected to provide periodic sideline coverage and team support.
Athletic Trainers, work as part of the care team assisting to provide and coordinate care for the patients across the continuum with Allina Health orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians and other clinical team members. Athletic trainers will be hired to provide clinic assistance in a high volume orthopedic physicians' practice with all of our physicians at all clinic locations.
Accurately assess injuries, and provide timely professional care and rehabilitation
Master's degree in Athletic Training preferred; BS or BA in Athletic Training required, eligible for Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Registration.
Must be able to effectively diagnose and provide initial sideline treatment for injured athletes. Effective communication with doctors, coaches, parents and athletes is essential. Clinical duties require an ability to work with patients of all strata, proactively anticipate the needs of physicians, and accurately document the physician's findings, recommendations and treatment plan in the electronic medical record. Strong PC skills required.
Having skills in administration, communications and record keeping, education etc.
Will need to provide transportation to various events, which may include a valid drivers license
Licensure with the State of Minnesota required
Certification from the National Athletic Trainers Association board of certification required
First Aid and CPR certification required
This is a temporary position providing coverage for leaves with a duration of up to 5 months
40 hours a week
Must be willing to commute to our various our orthopedic clinic locations within the Twin Cities - Plymouth, Edina, Minneapolis, United, Coon Rapids. Will have a regional placement within our orthopedic sites.
There is a minimum # of hours annually that is expected in this role, providing outreach athletic training medical services on evenings and weekends.
May be asked to work in extended hours clinics.
Edina has gained a national reputation for its fine companies, good schools and community service projects. Edina is easily accessible and minutes from the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport, Mall of America, their thriving downtown, numerous neighborhood and regional shopping areas, and many parks and lakes.
Located 10 miles Southwest of Minneapolis
Population = 47,425
Service Area = 967,100
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If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.