Athletic Trainer


  • Location: Plymouth, MN
  • Posted: Apr 24, 2019

Job Description


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.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 53908
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.

Education

Master's degree in Athletic Training preferred; BS or BA in Athletic Training required, eligible for Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Registration.

Qualification/Skills

Experience
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.

Skills
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/Certifications
Licensure with the State of Minnesota required
Certification from the National Athletic Trainers Association board of certification required
First Aid and CPR certification required

Work Schedule

Must be able to work at several of our orthopedic clinic locations within the Twin Cities - Plymouth, Edina, Minneapolis, United, Coon Rapids.
Will need to work a minimum # of hours annually providing outreach athletic training medical services on evenings and weekends.
May be asked to work in extended hours clinics.

Location/Community Information

For years, lots of people have thought life is good in Plymouth - and now a lot more people are in on the secret. When Money magazine unveiled its annual 2008 -2009 Best Places to Live list, Plymouth was ranked number one among the top 100 cities. Plymouth has built a reputation as a quality community in which to live and work. Its lakes and rolling terrain provide the backdrop for a blend of well-planned residential, business and commercial-industrial areas. Citizens and community leaders have placed a high priority on establishing a first-rate park system, interconnecting trails and diverse recreation facilities. As the community has matured, the City has worked with citizens to permanently preserve natural open-spaces, nurture the arts and protect the environment. Plymouth is one of the fastest growing communities in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Its strategic location, lakes, diverse housing stock and park system continue to attract new residents and businesses. Plymouth covers about 36 square miles.

Plymouth:
Located ten miles northwest of downtown Minneapolis
Population = 66,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing

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.

Employment Type


  • Full-Time

Schedule Information


Hours: 40

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