Athletic Trainer - Outreach


  • Location: River Falls, MN
  • Posted: Nov 4, 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.

River Falls Area Hospital (RFAH) is located in western Wisconsin, just 30 minutes east of St. Paul, Minn., and is part of a shared medical campus that provides easy access to hospital services, an Allina Health primary care clinic, specialty clinics, a long-term care facility and a wellness and fitness center. With 270 employees, more than 174 affiliated physicians and 25 staffed beds, RFAH provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, as well as surgical, cardiovascular, cancer treatment and rehabilitation services to approximately 28,000 patients each year.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 53092
Accurately assess injuries, and provide timely professional care and rehabilitation
Communicate effectively with athletes and parents
Educate the parents, athletes regarding appropriate health related area
Provide recommendations and actions for safe practice and game conditions
Implement and manage athletic training coverage schedule for appropriate contests and training room coverage
Monthly log and reports on services provided
Identify and work with rehab manager for potential marketing opportunities
Coordination of student program
Coordinate schedule and coverage with Activities Director
Provide treatment that will accomplish established goals for functional outcomes
Assist with rehab as delegated by appropriate personnel
Daily records kept on all athletes/patients being seen
Assist with maintaining timely communication and physician referrals
Provide rehab manager with monthly injury log and treatment reports
Utilizes established charge system accurately
Maintains and orders necessary supplies as needed according to established needs
Leads and participates in the education of high school students interested in athletic training

Education

Minimum of a Bachelor degree from National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification approved program required

Qualification/Skills

Experience
Having athletic training experience with injury assessment, evaluations, preventive medicine, rehabilitation, nutrition, and strength and conditioning aspects

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
Current licensure with the State of Wisconsin Department of Regulation and licensing required
Certification from the National Athletic Trainers Association board of certification required
First Aid and CPR certification required

Work Schedule

Support of athletic training room coverage during the week with added event coverage both during the week and weekends based on school request.

Location/Community Information

Ranked one of the best small cities in the country by Demographic Daily, River Falls truly is a great place to work and live. The River Falls community has the advantage of maintaining a small town atmosphere while benefiting from all the resources of the Twin Cities just 35 minutes away. River Falls is home to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and the Chippewa Valley Technical College. Whether it is taking advantage of the recreational opportunities of the Kinnickinnic River, a nationally recognized class one trout stream, River Falls invites you to Grow with the flow as a resident of our exceptional community. River Falls offers the perfect combination of small-town comfort, wide range of outdoor and cultural activities, diverse and active downtown, and convenient access to all that the nearby Twin Cities have to offer.

River Falls:
Located 35 miles East of the Twin Cities
Population = 14,343

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


  • Part-Time

Schedule Information


Hours: 20

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