Athletic Trainer - College Park Academy

Location: Laurel, Maryland US

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Job Number: 4736

Position Title: Athletic Trainer

External Description:

Pivot has an immediate opening for an outreach Athletic Trainer to join our sports medicine team in Laurel, Maryland. This position is for College Park Academy/Chesapeake Math and IT Charter. 

Pivot fosters clinical and professional excellence through continuing education and mentorship. At Pivot, you become an integral part of a reputable Athletic Training team that provides sports medicine services to professional, collegiate, and scholastic athletes throughout the Mid-Atlantic.  Other benefits include: 

  • $1,000 in continuing education reimbursement
  • Career growth opportunities to positions that include Athletic Training Regional Coordinator, Program Operator, etc
  • Networking opportunities with a variety of area physicians
  • One-of-a-kind Athletic Trainer New Grad Mentorship program
  • Opportunities for PRN work at camps and tournaments and with professional and collegiate sports teams
  • Participation in Pivot’s Annual Sports Medicine Staff Development Conference
  • Professional, supportive and fun work environment
  • Unlimited online CEUs through our partnership with MedBridge

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Sports Medicine and Regional Coordinator, the Athletic Trainer works at an assigned outreach site performing diverse duties associated with Athletic Training as well as at an assigned clinic preparing equipment for treatment, assisting clinical staff and performing housekeeping duties, among other responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

There are six domains of the Athletic Training practice.  While at the assigned outreach site, the Athletic Trainer operates in these six domains:

Prevention:

  • Attendance at athletic games and practices
  • Application of protective and prophylactic devices
  • Advise athletes on proper use of equipment
  • Education of athletic injuries and conditions
  • Education of athletes on nutritional aspects of performance

Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis:

  • On-field assessment of acute athletic injuries
  • Assessment of emergency conditions or situations
  • Evaluation of chronic athletic injuries or conditions
  • Recognition of general medical conditions

Immediate Care:

  • Acute first aid for all injuries and conditions
  • Coordination/Activation of emergency medical care

Treatment, Rehabilitation, and Reconditioning:

  • Application of modalities to athletic injuries
  • Instruction of rehabilitation exercises for athletic injuries
  • Instruction on methods of maintaining overall body conditioning while injured
  • Education of the injury and direction of care
  • Supervision of athletes’ return to activity
  • Referral of athletes to more specialized care for injury management
  • Coordination of outside care and treatments

Organization and Administration:

  • Maintenance of Athletic Training Room
  • Inventory of all Athletic Training Room Supplies and resources
  • Accurate documentation of all daily treatments, injuries, and referrals
  • Collection of all correspondence with treating physician
  • Routine communication between parent or guardian, coach, and treating therapist or physician

Professional Responsibility:

  • Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times to positively impact the community
  • Comply with all confidentiality and disclosure requirements
  • Complies with all local, state, and federal rules, requirements, regulations, and laws related to Athletic Training
  • Reports any suspected or known violation of a rule, requirement, or law to proper authorities

Required Education, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from an accredited college/university
  • BOC certified
  • State license or be eligible for state license

Address1: 14700 Baltimore Ave

Company: Pivot Physical Therapy

PostalCode: 20707

City: Laurel

State: Maryland

Community / Marketing Title: Athletic Trainer - College Park Academy

Company Profile:

Pivot Health Solutions is a premier provider of health and wellness services that focus on getting people back to health, preventing injury and staying fit where they work, live and play.  Our core offerings include: Pivot Physical Therapy— helping people get back on the move by delivering the highest quality care and superior functional outcomes through evidence-based practice; Pivot Occupational Health— helping businesses keep workers healthy and safe, while controlling employee health care costs; Pivot Sports Medicine— helping athletes of all ages meet their performance needs with personalized services to safely prevent or recover from sports-related injuries; and Pivot Performance— helping athletes at all levels reach peak performance with customized, instructor-led programs for individuals, semi-private groups and athletic teams. No matter where a person is on the spectrum of health, we have a personalized solution delivered by the best professionals in their chosen fields.

 

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Pivot Health Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Pivot Health Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Pivot Health Solutions expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Pivot Health Solution's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Location_formattedLocationLong: Laurel, Maryland US

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