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Part-Time Athletic Trainer Orthopaedics-duPont Pediatrics, Deptford

Deptford, NJ 08096
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Primary Function:

The Orthopaedic ATC will have direct patient contact primarily for the evaluation and treatment of medical and musculoskeletal pathology consistent with the scope and practice of athletic training clinical competencies as defined by the NATABOC and the State of Pennsylvania, Delaware, or New Jersey Athletic Training Affiliated Credentialing Board. They may be asked to take histories, transcribe proper patient documentation, perform patient education, answer clinical phone calls, and triage patients under the direct supervision of their scheduled provider (orthopedic surgeon, non-operative sports medicine physician, and/or physician assistant). They may need to provide/ demonstrate a home exercise treatment program to those individuals who have musculoskeletal injuries and are seen by their supervising physician. Within this program the ATC will administer and perform appropriate techniques and methods in the prevention on injuries and demonstrate knowledge and use of protective bracing/splinting, safety equipment, education of students, coaches and parents. The associate in the position will demonstrate clinical competency in direct patient care and complete the ATC clinical competencies.

This position reports to the Orthopedic Clinical Services Specialist.

Essential Functions:

A. Direct Patient Care Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates proficiency in the care of all pediatric and adolescent patients.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality related to conversation, medical records, treatment plans, etc.
  • Assists physicians and therapist/nursing personnel where designated support is needed (such as transfers, ambulation practice, etc.)
  • Be able to discuss treatment plans, education and patient status to team members and families. Act as liaison with outside physical therapists, school ATC staff, coaches, and school nurses following discharge.
  • Uses machines and tools in a responsible manner adhering to safety practices as outlined by the manufacturer and OSHA standards.
  • Provides orientation, supervision, and guidance to volunteers and students serving in assigned program area.

  • B. Indirect Patient Care Responsibilities
  • May participate in program, discipline, specialty, and hospital-wide CQI projects.
  • Participates in activities to increase program use, awareness, and marketability.
  • Attends program meetings when requested.
  • May participate in single discipline, multi-disciplinary, and specialty teams.
  • Completes mandatory in service training yearly, which may include, but is not limited to safety, infection control, HIPAA, Bioterrorism, corporate compliance training, CPR, and program specific respiratory training.
  • Must have the ability to work well with others.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Good communication skills are required.

  • Requirements:

    Bachelor's Degree

    Must have BOC ATC Certification and be eligible for Delaware and Pennsylvania State Athletic Training License

    BLS/AED training within 3 months of employment

    1-3 years of job related experience

    Posted: 2021-12-26 Expires: 2022-01-24
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