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Athletic Trainer Orthopedics

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:Under the direction of a Sports Medicine Physician, the Athletic Trainer will assist in evaluation and treatment of all musculoskeletal injuries and sports related injuries.Job EssentialsAssesses patients to determine modifications of therapy and treatment needs in consultation with physician or physical therapist.Develops exercise programs that appropriately addresses patient's short and long term goals.Demonstrate and help patients execute prescribed therapeutic exercises per physician protocols or physical therapist directions.Monitors patient's response to treatment.Educates patients regarding exercise program, health needs, and risks.Coordinates care with other patient care providers as appropriate.Completes appropriate documentation including reports, treatments, intake forms, message logs etc.Cleans, maintains, and inspects exercise equipment. Reports repair and maintenance needs.Actively engages in marketing and community educational programs.Provides Certified Athletic Trainer services as assigned: Work closely with physician to facilitate post-operative care and injury treatment/rehabilitation.Educate patients on injuries, diagnosis and post-operative care and attend to patient questions/messages for physician.Perform the following duties for patients: Casting, Splinting, Brace fitting, Wound care and bandaging, Taking vitals, drawing up medications, perform testing for illnesses such as flu, strep etc.Assist with procedures and concussion treatments.File paperwork correctly and obtain prior authorizations on certain procedures and surgery.Minimum QualificationsCurrent license as an Athletic Trainer in state of practice.National athletic trainer certification.Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.Experience in a variety of computer programs including data bases, word processing, and internet.Related working experience, preferredPhysical Requirements:Carrying, crawling, hearing/listening, lifting, manual dexterity, pulling/pushing, seeing, sitting, speaking, squatting/kneeling, standing, and walking.Anticipated job posting close date:05/16/2024Location:Rocky Mountain OrthopedicsWork City:Grand JunctionWork State:ColoradoScheduled Weekly Hours:40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$21.59 - $37.12We care about your well-being mind, body, and spirit which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran Jobble

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