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Facility: Sheldon Medical Center
Location: Sheldon, IA
Address: 118 N 7th Ave, Sheldon, IA 51201, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
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).
This position could anticipate to work for after school and night/weekend home event coverage, in-clinic concussion testing and treatment of injuries in cooperation with PT staff (2-3 mornings per week).
Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Injury coverage at local high school including practice and home event coverage and after school injury assessment
• Management of concussions including testing and safe return to play
• In charge of sports enhancement program (winter and summer sessions)
• Referral to and involvement in injury treatment through our facility and rehab department.
• Possible outreach to a second area high school
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 and must meet all medical guidelines for Sanford Health Category I or III drivers.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness
Req Number: R-32913