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Trinity Health Certified Athletic Trainer in Latham, New York

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Rotating Shift

Description:Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital is a 115-bed acute hospital specializing in physical rehabilitation. Each patient has a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, therapists and specialists ... all focused on one goal ... taking back what was stolen by a stroke, traumatic injury or disabling illness. We're proud of our rich history ... and the role we play in the healing process. Our patients come to us when they need us most. Our compassionate staff is there with up-to-the-minute treatment modalities and cutting-edge technology.

CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER

Sunnyview Rehab Hospital Outpatient has an opening for a Certified Athletic Trainer to work out of their Latham outpatient clinic!

Highlights:

  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

  • Work/Life: Positions and shifts to accommodate all schedules

What you will do:

  • Work with patients at our Musculoskeletal practice. Perform all activities related to developing, marketing, maintaining and expanding the SPHP/Sunnyview Sports Medicine program.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the provider at our Musculoskeletal practice-room patients, provide exercises, etc.

  • Duties will include, but not limited to, r ooming patients and recommending exercises.

  • Assist with program development .

  • Once program is developed, trainers will performpre-season athletic evaluations, on-field triaging of injuries, sideline treatment related to acute injuries, E. R./ physician follow up recommendations, return-to-play clearance, injury diagnosis and follow up referral, sports specific rehab protocols, etc. Will cover any/all athletic events under the umbrella of all contracts held by St. Peter's/Sunnyview Hospital with colleges, high schools, etc.

What you will need:

  • Must be a Certified Athletic Trainer (per guidelines set by NYS Ed)

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Prefer experience working with multiple age ranges-pediatrics through geriatrics but will also consider a newly certified Athletic Trainer who possesses credible internship experience.

  • Must have knowledge of a large range of medical problems.

  • Ability to think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situations when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff and families.

  • Assessment, evaluation skills and working with other healthcare professionals will be required.

  • Additional requirements- ACLS and BLS -provided by the institution.

    Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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