Sanford Health

Athletic Trainer | POWER

Location
Fargo, North Dakota
Salary
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Posted
Sep 22, 2020
Ref
30335
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.
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Facility: Power Center

Location: Fargo, ND

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Evaluates, plans, instructs, and monitors athletic training programs to help athletes prevent damage, restore function, and reach maximum level of independence. Evaluating athletes’ sports related injuries, physical conditions, and needs; recommending a scientific care plan to include schedule, treatment programs, and related education based on their capabilities and limitations. Utilizing appropriate assistive devices to protect athletes from injury; Explaining and updating safety rules governing daily training, recreational activities, and the use of professional exercise equipment. Implementing and monitoring athletic training programs for rehabilitation and reconditioning according to athlete's diagnosis and real-time condition. Documenting and interpreting appropriate information gathered from a variety of sources, including the medical record, physician, and family. Utilize appropriate testing/evaluation techniques to assess injuries (including concussions). May perform concussion testing (neurocognitive, balance, vestibular/oculomotor).

Department Details

This Athletic Trainer will specialize in Return to Performance programming & POWER Services to include, but not limited to: recovery services (dry needling, soft-tissue transformation), return to running, concussion programming, high level biomechanical analysis and other transitional post-surgical rehabilitation. Essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:
•Monitors patient progress for safe return to athletics.
•Implements effective treatment and programming to return athletes back to sport.
•Operationalizes new areas of programming such as ACL prehab classes and physician outreach as instructed.
• Perform general administrative tasks, such as keeping records or writing reports and assists physical therapy clinic as needed.
•Provide instruction on subject matter related to athletic training or sports medicine.
• Accepts and provides honest and respectful feedback.
• Utilizes designated data analysis software to assist data collection and interpretation of biomechanics to include but not limited to: ACL-R Return to Play testing, running & throwing biomechanical assessment.
• Communicates patient progress with an integrated team of experts to include: Sports Physical Therapists, Strength & Conditioning specialists, Athletic Trainers, Physicians and Sports Scientists.
• Completes current work according to assigned priorities.

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.
Must be certified as an Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification and be licensed and/or registered in state(s) of practice
and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.
Based on facility needs, driver's license may be required, including good driving record.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness

Req Number: R-30335

Featured: No

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