Athletic Trainer Job at CommonSpirit Health, London, KY

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  • CommonSpirit Health
  • London, KY

Job Description

Saint Joseph London is a 150-bed regional hospital located in London Kentucky. Founded in 1926 Saint Joseph London opened a new $152 million 340000-square foot regional facility in 2010. We offer the latest technology along with nationally ranked award-winning services. Our patient rooms are private with most overlooking a small lake and garden on the 52-acre healing environment. Saint Joseph London treats patients from southeastern Kentucky including those from Clay Laurel Jackson Knox Pulaski Rockcastle and Whitley counties. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE


The certified athletic trainer functions in two primary roles:
1. As a traditional athletic trainer. In this capacity, the trainer is responsible for providing comprehensive athletic
health services to include pre-practice and pre-game preparation, injury/illness evaluation, first aid emergency
care, follow-up rehabilitation, and related services all under the advice and consent of a licensed team physician.
The trainer may be asked to function in this role at an educational institution and at community athletic events.
2. As a rehab aide in an outpatient rehabilitation setting. In this capacity, the trainer must perform the job duties
of a rehab aide.


ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES


1. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
2. As a certified athletic trainer in the educational or community event setting, evaluates assigned athletes according to the
acceptable practice guidelines and in compliance with department policies and procedures.
3. As a certified athletic trainer in the educational or community event setting, implements competent treatment and
intervention and provides regular re-assessments for the purpose of treatment modification, to maximize athletes’
potential for functional independence, all in accordance with acceptable practice guidelines and department policies and
procedures.
4. As a certified athletic trainer in the educational or community event setting, completes required documentation and
maintains pertinent record of assigned athletes to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
5. As a rehab aide in the outpatient clinic setting, assists in the delivery of treatment to the rehab patient population
according to acceptable practice guidelines and in compliance with department policies and procedures.
6. As a rehab aide in the outpatient clinic setting, completes required documentation and maintains pertinent records to
ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
7. Demonstrates the ability to be efficient and productive by organizing job duties and responsibilities.
8. Maintains effective communication regarding therapy programs, facility programs, and departmental/programmatic issues.
9. Maintains equipment and environment in a sage and orderly manner.
10. Demonstrates commitment to professional growth, department growth and competency.
11. Contributes to the organization and operation of the department/programs within Community Based Rehab’s strategic plan
and mission statement.
12. Other duties as assigned by management.

Required Education for Staff Job Levels:

 

Graduate from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program OR Bachelor’s
degree in athletic training or related field from an accredited
college/university.

 

Required Licensure and Certifications:

 

Licensed or eligible in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

 

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and
Abilities:

 

Clinical skills required vary based on practice setting and
programmatic needs of the facility. Equipment knowledge:
Computers, therapy modalities, therapy exercise equipment, therapy
diagnostic and testing equipment. Adequate conversational English is
required in order that the individual be able to take direction from
management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate
adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand
and follow safety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook
and all hospital policies.

 

PREFERRED Qualifications: Experience in an outpatient rehab setting strongly preferred.
Experience in a high school or collegiate environment preferred.

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