The Athletic Trainer will provide athletic training services at assigned location(s) according to professional practice standards. The person in this position will work under the direction of the team physician and Director of Orthopedics at Lake Region Healthcare. The Athletic Trainer will provide appropriate bracing and taping, injury evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and assessment of athletic injuries. This position will also assist the Lead Athletic Trainer in the development of sports medicine services in Fergus Falls and the surrounding communities. The Athletic Trainer will assist in coordinating physician coverage as needed for athletic events at their assigned location(s). The person in this position will assist with programming at Athletic Republic and provide educational presentations as requested and needed.
Lake Region Healthcare, Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services & Mill Street Residence provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Must have obtained a bachelors degree in athletic training and/or a related field. A Masters degree is preferred in a health science or related field. The person in this position does not need prior work experience in athletic training- internships and clinical experience while seeking degree is recommended. Successful completion of a BOC certification and current state licensure is required for this position. This position requires current Healthcare Provider level/AED CPR certification upon hire or must be obtained within 6 months.