Athletic Trainer, OTC - Orthopedics
- Location: North Conway, ME
- Posted: Sep 16, 2019
Under general supervision by a physician, the Athletic Trainer (AT) will provide athletic training and clinical supports services in sports medicine and orthopedic practice. These may include but are not limited to: patient intake and rooming, obtaining a patient history, performing a physical exam, documentation in the electronic health record, patient education, casting and splinting application, durable medical equipment services , providing pre- and post-operative care for patients. The AT must have obtained the Orthopedic Technologist Certification (OTC) or be able to obtain certification within 90 days of hire; He or she will provide surgical assisting duties as directed by the orthopedic surgeon. These may include but are not limited to: patient positions, draping, using sterile techniques, passing of instruments, tissue retraction, management working portals and arthroscopic devices, graft preparation, skin closure and application of post-operative dressings as well as any other task delineated by the OTC scope of practice.
Procedures such as wound care, cast application and removal, splinting and brace fitting, crutch and gait training, therapeutic exercise. Orders radiograph tests under physician guidelines. Performs diagnostic examinations and provides rehabilitative excercise under physician orders. Provides proper post-operative care to the patient. Provides care with a billing center for ATCs in the clinic within their scope of practice. Helps in learning and teaching anatomy, MRI and x-ray reading, and learning the day to day needs for a medical practice to staff.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
NBCOT Certification OT Certified or able to obtain certification within 90 days of hire
Athletic Training Licensure (or eligibility) in the State of NH
NATA BOC Certification
Bachelors degree required (graduation from CAATE accredited program)
Masters degree preferred (Post-professional masters in athletic training or a health related field)
2-3 years experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer in a clinic setting (preferred)
BLS Certification (must be completed through the American Heart Association)
About Memorial Hospital
Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit 25-bed critical access hospital located in North Conway, NH, and is a member of the MaineHealth family. Memorial Hospital is recognized as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by the Rural Healthcare Association. We work hard to deliver quality healthcare close to home, with all the services of a large urban hospital.
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- Full Time
Schedule: Day Shift