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Athletic Trainer

Company: SSM Health
Location: Monroe
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. We have a Athletic Trainer opening on our Physical Therapy Unit. This position is scheduled for 40 hours per week. The Athletic Trainer Board of Certification (BOC) license in the state of employment is required for this position.Our Athletic Trainers come from a diverse set of backgrounds, making SSM Health a great place both to share your own knowledge and, more broadly, to learn from your peers.In return, you can expect a work environment where:Employees feel valued, respected and free to express themselves;Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose;Teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, while management is supportive.If you listen and respond with great care---Then we'd love to learn more!Fill out your application today and join a network of employees just as kind and powerful as you.Assesses injuries and manages comprehensive treatment programs to prevent injury and rehabilitate athletes.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESDevelops conditioning programs for injured and non-injured athletes to ensure safety in the program design incorporating nutrition plans and schedules customized to meet individual athlete needs.Designs and implements comprehensive training or rehabilitation programs to prevent injury and illness among athletes.Evaluates and manages injuries. Maintains medical documentation on each athlete and acts as a liaison between the physician and the athlete.Prepares athletes for practice or competition based on team schedules, applicable regulations and guidelines, and in conjunction with physician and sports performance staff.Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATIONBachelor's degree in Athletic Training or related fieldEXPERIENCENo experience requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSConstant standing.Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).Frequent walking, reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.Occasional lifting/moving patients.Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.Occasional driving.Rare crawling.

Keywords: SSM Health, Rockford , Athletic Trainer, Human Resources , Monroe, Illinois

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