Mercy Health

  • Athletic Trainer II

    Requisition ID
    2019-796186
    Category
    Other Allied Health
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days
    Department
    Mc Ortho Sports Med-Emerson
    Location
    US-MO-Saint Louis
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

     

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

     

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Position is for an Athletic Trainer in an Sports Medicine Orthopedic clinic. Priorities will be improving clinical efficiency of the orthopedic surgeon in the office through  supporting the physician in obtaining medical history, medication reconciliation, clinical evaluation, physical exam and coordination of care. Proficiency in DME fitting and instruction, splinting, casting, wound care is preferred. Experience with various administrative/clerical responsibilities inside an EHR and Microsoft Office suite are necessary for effective and efficient clinic flow. In addition communication and education of patients on plan of care, treatments inquiries, therapies, pre- and post-operative care and expected outcomes is expected.

    • Provide services in regards to prevention, recognition, evaluation, immediate care and rehabilitation for all active individuals and sports related injuries.
    • Overall goal is to maximize safe return to activity.
    • The individual will also demonstrate professional development and responsibility within the field of athletic training.
    • The incumbent will perform related duties as assigned.

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

    • Education: Graduate of athletic training program from accredited college or university and National Athletic Trainers’ Association certification as an athletic trainer.
    • Licensure: Missouri licensure or eligible for Athletic Trainer.
    • Experience: None.
    • Certifications: Certification through the Board of Certification, Inc. The individual is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. Professional Rescuer CPR or its equivalent.
    • Other Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: This individual must be trained and capable of performing patient care and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed.
    • Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Clinical and/or Outreach Athletic Training settings. The individual must be very adaptable and willing to work occasional odd hours. There will be occasional weekend work and travel required throughout the year.
    • Equipment Used: Therapeutic Modalities, Thermal and Electric Modalities, Computer, Dictaphone, Cellular Phone, Therapeutic Equipment.
    • Preferred Experience: physician clinic and operating room experience preferred, not required
    • Preferred Education: Athletic Training Orthopedic Residency preferred, not required.

     

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

     

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

     

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

     

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

    Keywords

    Athletic Trainer, Trainer, Clinic, Orthopedics, Sports, Sports Medicine, St Louis

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