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Athletic Trainer, Outreach and Events Coverage - Temporary, 9 months, 100% FTE - Arboretum Clinic (10620)

University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority
Madison, WI 53703
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We are seeking an Athletic Trainer Outreach and Events Coverage to:

  • Provide Athletic Training services to a local high schools athletics program.

  • Provide services including, but not limited to, injury evaluations, rehabilitation, nutrition advice, coverage of athletic competitions, and coordinating athlete care with other medical professionals, guardians, and coaches.

  • Work with a dynamic group of Sports Medicine professionals including sports medicine physicians, surgeons, physical therapists, performance specialists, nutritionists, sports psychologists, orthotists, nurses, medical assistants, and a host of other medical professionals.

Minimum - Undergraduate Degree in Athletic Training.
Preferred - Masters Degree in healthcare, athletic training, education or business.

Work Experience:
Preferred - Three (3) years of experience as an Athletic Trainer in the applicable setting.

Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum - Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification. Licensed Athletic Trainer in State of WI. UW Health may allow a one-month grace period to obtain license in extenuating circumstances.No patient care will be performed within the grace period. Outreach - Valid drivers license for use in Wisconsin and current auto insurance.

Preferred - Certification in specialty area of practice.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Should possess the skills needed to deliver patient-centered care as members of an interdisciplinary team, emphasizing evidence-based practice, quality improvement approaches, healthcare informatics and professionalism.

  • Familiarity with a variety of equipment, including computer software, is required.

  • Organization, time management, flexibility, and positive attitude are crucial to successful performance. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment with a variety of health care professionals.

  • Ability to work independently, making decisions regarding patient care, administrative issues, and communications.

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with supervisors, peers, athletic directors, coaches, athletes and all other medical personnel that are encountered. Arrives in a punctual manner and is present or arranges coverage for all assigned responsibilities.

  • Works to assure that each athlete encountered has the most appropriate and timely treatment possible. Facilitates appropriate appointments and is available in urgent care situations.

  • Demonstrates emergency management skills for all necessary conditions that may be encountered. This will be assessed and demonstrated annually through in-service programs.

  • Demonstrates the ability to accurately document in the medical record.

  • Documents all time-loss injuries that are encountered.

  • Demonstrates ability to assess data reflective of an athletes status.

  • Demonstrates ability to interpret relevant information needed to identify athlete care requirements.

  • Demonstrates the ability to record accurate medical records as evidenced by annual chart review. Accurately documents the results of evaluations, rehabilitation progress, and other medical interventions.

  • Demonstrates willingness, flexibility, and positive attitude toward the performance of all athletic training responsibilities.

  • Delivers athlete medical care in a positive, caring, and empathetic manner while working to assure all patient questions are answered in a helpful manner.

  • Work may be performed in multiple off-site locations. Must have adequate transportation to perform work duties in a timely manner, hold a valid drivers license, and have appropriate insurance.

Physical Requirements:
Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work Schedule:
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position scheduled to work Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. No weekends or holidays are required. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.

UW Health Clinics - our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing an exceptional patient and family experience by delivering the highest quality of care in a compassionate environment. With more than 80 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout Dane County and the surrounding areas, we are proud to have the opportunity to impact the communities we serve.

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Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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Athletic Trainer, Outreach and Events Coverage - Temporary, 9 months, 100% FTE - Arboretum Clinic (10620)

University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority
Madison, WI 53703

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