Certified Athletic Trainer
Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.
Job Description and Performance Standards
Title: Athletic Trainer Certified 554486800
Department: Hamilton Sports Medicine
Reports To: Head Athletic Trainer/Sports Medicine Manager
Shift: Mon-Friday, occasional weekends
Status: Full Time
The Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) assists in the operations of the Sports Medicine Program. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing athletic training services to the local NAIA college. The ATC works with team physicians, coaches, parents, athletes as well as other allied health professionals to prevent, evaluate, treat, and rehabilitate all sports related injuries. He/she will promote Hamilton Sports Medicine throughout the community as a quality service of Hamilton Medical Center. The ATC strives to achieve the goals and mission of Hamilton Sports Medicine and Hamilton Medical Center in all daily responsibilities.
Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training from a CAATE program. Master’s Degree preferred.
Licensure: American Heart Association BLS CPR & AED for Healthcare provider required. Georgia State Licensed for Athletic Training. Nationally Certified by the NATA Board of Certification. Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance coverage in accordance with Hamilton Health Care System Driver Requirements policy.
Experience: One (1) year experience in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training preferred. Comprehensive knowledge of sports related injuries and advanced application of therapy intervention.
Skills: AHA BLS CPR Healthcare Provider technique. Ability to render prevention, injury recognition, modalities treatment, and rehabilitation that progresses the recovery of injury at an accelerated rate.
PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Work environment will vary depending on the athletic season. Time will be spent on the playing fields for practice/event coverage, i.e. football, baseball, etc, as well as working with indoor sports i.e. basketball, cheerleading. Outside of covering collegiate school athletics the ATC may spend time inside a wellness/therapy setting. The schedule of the ATC is required to be flexible in nature as evening and weekends are required. The ATC is required to display characteristics and ethics consistent with licensure/certification requirements. Frequent lilting, bending and reaching are required. Substantial amount of walking and standing are required. Moderate amount of stress associated with a busy schedule during peak athletic seasons. Good communication skills are required.