Athletic Trainer - Outreach *casual*


  • Location: Edina, MN
  • Posted: May 6, 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, 15 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: 53214
Provide athletic training medical services to the community and organizations such as high schools, colleges and amateur club teams. Must be able to work independently and with autonomy.

Coverage of athletic events; evaluation, assessment and rehabilitation of the athletes injuries

Communication of return to play decisions to coaches, parents, and athletic directors.

Appropriately triage athletes injuries and conditions Coordinate appropriate appointment or forward to provider for review/recommendation.
Provide standard community health information.
Document all encounters and patient interactions accurately and completely.

Education

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

Qualification/Skills

Must be able to effectively diagnose and provide initial sideline treatment for injured athletes. Effective communication, written and verbal, with physicians, coaches, parents, athletes/patients is essential.

The athletic trainer is responsible for working in conjunction with the administration, coaching staff, and parents (if applicable) to assure a safe and a well-supervised experience for all athletes.

Comply with all regulatory and safety requirements as established by the organization, state and national governing bodies.

Follow and, if necessary create, Emergency Action Plans for all venues.

possess ability to take on responsibilities related to outreach coverage in the following areas:

Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Protection
Immediate and Emergency Care
Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis
Treatment and Rehabilitation
Organizational and Professional Health and Well-being

Work Schedule

Athletic Trainers will provide outreach athletic training medical services on evenings, weekends and weekdays periodically to the community. Be willing to travel to various outreach settings throughout the entire 7 county metro area.

Events may vary during the year. Would expect athletic trainer to provide outreach coverage on average 1-2 events per month or 12-24 events per year.

Compensation will be based on an hourly rate.

Location/Community Information

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.

Edina:
Located 10 miles Southwest of Minneapolis
Population = 47,425
Service Area = 967,100

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. EOE / AA / Vet / Disabled Employer

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