Stormont-Vail Healthcare Athletic Trainer Certified in Topeka, Kansas

Summary:

The certified athletic trainer will provide athletic training services, under the direction of a licensed physician, to area high schools who have contracted for those services. These services will include the rendering of urgent care, the assessment, management, treatment, rehabilitation and recondition of the student athlete whose conditions are within the professional preparation and education of the certified athletic trainer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 Prevention, recognition, evaluation and immediate care, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries.

 In providing the above service the athletic trainer may incorporate the use of modalities such as mechanical stimulation, heat, cold, light, air, water, electricity, sound, massage, and the use of therapeutic exercises, and reconditioning exercise.

 Provide athletic training coverage of assigned athletic events. This will include evening and weekend events.

 Pre-game/practice taping and preparation.

 Maintain accurate records of injuries and treatments.

 Make appropriate referrals for injured student athletes.

 Act as a liaison between physicians, the school district, athletes and their parents.

 Assist in the orthopedic clinic as directed, performing such duties as preparing histories of injured athletes, assisting with casting, and assisting in physical therapy as directed.

 Present educational programs for coaches, educators, parent groups, medical groups, and civic organizations.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university required, experience preferred.

Certificates and Licenses:

Current licensure with KBHA required.