Emory Healthcare Athletic Trainer III in Johns Creek, Georgia

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Sports Medicine or Orthopedic Clinic Manager, this is an experienced athletic training position with clinical and/or operating room responsibilities to one or more orthopedic physicians and/or surgeons. This position will require that the incumbent possesses the clinical evaluation and educational skills expected of an athletic trainer for Emory Healthcare.

Additionally, the incumbent will provide athletic training services for Emory Orthopedics or Sports Medicine under the direction of a designated orthopedic physician. Employees in this position may also provide athletic training program development services. The incumbent has 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 Georgia Athletic Training Credentialing Board.

The incumbent must perform many of the outlined tasks with minimal or no supervision in the clinical setting. Problems encountered are of a moderate to higher level of complexity and a considerable amount of creativity, resourcefulness, and innovation are utilized in problem solving. Identifies, documents, and resolves complex patient problems related to musculoskeletal care and patient service. Assures continuity of care through effective decision-making resulting in quality patient care.

Coordination of patient and/or athlete care services with other health care providers is essential. Performance of a thorough medical history and appropriate physical examination on each patient. Order and interpret diagnostic studies under the direction of a physician. Performance of educational responsibilities specific to the needs of each patient. Documentation of each patient visit.

Assure a timely response to patient phone calls. Handles general office duties and any other duties as assigned by the physicians or clinic manager. Assist with physician research projects including publishing articles in peer reviewed journals. Assists in coordinating and managing the daily activities of the clinical staff and students to assure efficient and quality patient care.

Management and coordination of community outreach relationships. Serve as a preceptor for the Athletic Training Residency program, including teaching responsibilities on a bi-monthly basis. Serves as a mentor to all new staff and students. Work cooperatively with all members of the Emory Orthopedic and Spine Center teams.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Nationally certified athletic trainer (ATC), Georgia state licensure, bachelor's degree in a health related field required, master's degree preferred. CPR/AED certification required. 4 years of experience required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the use of relevant medical terminology, are essential.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium Max 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division The Emory Clinic

Campus Location Johns Creek, GA, 30097

Campus Location US-GA-Johns Creek

Department TEC Ortho - Sports Med Exec Pk

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 17945

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 7a-4p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.