Athletic Trainer - Montgomery Orthopedics - Full Time - Days

Job Description

This position will be scheduled approximately 40 hours per week with our float within our Anderson, Montgomery and Mt. Auburn Orthopedics physician practices.

The Athletic Trainer will work in the physician/provider office; seeing and treating patients as an integral part of the patient care team.

Responsibilities

Treatment

  • Assist with the treatment plan in collaboration with the treatment team to include initial evaluation, documentation in the electronic medical record, wound care management and presentation of rehabilitation exercises.
  • Instruct patients/families regarding proper utilization and fit of durable medical equipment and casts/splints.
  • Communicate daily with physician/provider and document information appropriately.
  • Respond promptly to patient communications.


Professional Development

  • Participate in performance improvement programs.
  • Participate in performance improvement initiatives as assigned.
  • Articulate outcomes and improvements.
  • Participate in educational in-services/opportunities to advance knowledge/competencies.
  • Maintain positive work environment and professional image.
  • Complete mandatory education per The Christ Hospital Health Network and meet state requirements.
  • Active participation in mentoring fellow employees and orientation of new employees and students when assigned.


Productivity/Department Management

  • Demonstrate good time management skills by making productive use of down time which may include: maintain adequate inventory of supplies, notify clinical engineering or other appropriate personnel for maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the revenue cycle as it pertains to clinicians by accurate and timely completion of encounter forms.
  • Complete clerical requests for additional information in a timely manner.


Documentation

  • Follow department documentation policies.
  • Complete documentation in a timely manner.
  • Complete all patient related documentation in EMR according to guidelines.
  • Comply with The Christ Hospital Health Network, department, and regulatory standards and guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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EDUCATION: BA/BS in Sports Medicine or Athletic Training. Master's Degree preferred.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Entry level, one year experience preferred

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge in assessment, recognition, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries in the school setting. Good manual skills; good communication skills.

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:

• Certified in athletic training by National Athletic Trainer's Association, licensed in athletic training in the State of Ohio, certified in CPR.