Certified Athletic Trainer - Per Diem

Per Diem
Day Shift
Department
Sports Perfm - Other SD - CH
Shift Details
Day Shift, variable shifts and hours
Job ID
wd-JR102764
Posted

Certified Athletic Trainer - Per Diem

Join a team that delivers excellence.

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is home to nearly 23,000 colleagues who make up our talented, vibrant and diverse workforce.

Join our team and experience firsthand what it's like to be part of a health care organization that's nationally recognized, forward-thinking and offers plenty of opportunity to do great work.

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Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.


LVHN has been ranked among the "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored five times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes in our Lehigh Valley region. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg, Lehigh Valley Hospital- Hazleton, and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group in 2020, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.


Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.


Summary

Provides direct care to the athlete to achieve optimum sports outcomes in a cost effective manner consistent with professional standards of practice, care, performance, and the missions and goals of the organization. Performs all necessary documentation pertinent to patient care. Participates in department staff and student education programs. Identifies opportunities to improve quality and efficiency of services. Renders service or treatments such as prevention, immediate care, clinical evaluation, diagnosis, rehabilitation, and reconditioning.

Job Duties

  • Adheres to the criteria for clinical certification as established by the National Athletic Trainers Association. Engages in the prevention, recognition, evaluation, immediate care, rehabilitation, and reconditioning of student athlete injuries.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge base of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and nutrition.
  • Understands and performs proper evaluation and assessment techniques for athletic injury. Recognizes signs and symptoms of athletic injury, illness, systemic and local metabolic failure, pathomechanics, nutritional concerns, psychological signs and symptoms, and an understanding of various stressors on the body.
  • Uses therapeutic modalities, rehabilitation equipment, first aid supplies, athletic training supplies, and a golf cart or other type of utility vehicle as situations warrant.
  • Conducts taping, wrapping, bracing, and other pre-event preparation.
  • Attends and provides medical response coverage for home events and select away events as schedules allow.
  • Carries out exercise programs in accordance with findings of evaluations and goals established by the appropriate medical provider.
  • Understands and complies with all indications and contraindications for therapeutic modalities including, but not limited to ice, moist heat, electrical stimulation, and joint mobilization.
  • Plans, implements, documents, communicates, and refers athletes to appropriate medical providers for diagnostic and follow up procedures according to department guidelines.
  • Performs administrative duties to include the following: establish an emergency action plan for all sports and venues in conjunction with the athletic department; manage inventory and ordering supplies; and develop daily schedule in accordance with needs established by the athletic department.
  • Assists with pre-participation medical and orthopedic screenings.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree Athletic Training or Exercise Physiology from a CAATE accredited program or
  • Master’s Degree Athletic Training or Exercise Physiology from a CAATE accredited program or
  • Successful completion of an approved Athletic Training Internship program and appropriate National Certification.
  • Less than 1 year
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, organize workloads, and manage time.
  • Ability to educate patients on exercise instruction.
  • Ability to coordinate care services with other health care providers.
  • Must be able to travel within 50 miles of home cost center.
  • AT - Athletic Trainer BOC - State of Pennsylvania Upon Hire
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support - State of Pennsylvania Upon Hire
  • ATL - Athletic Trainer License - State of Pennsylvania Upon Hire
  • DL - Driver's License_PA - State of Pennsylvania Upon Hire

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree
  • Computer literacy to include Microsoft Office and other internal computer software systems

Physical Demands

Lift over 50 lbs. Push/pull up to 140 lbs. Carry 80 lbs. short distances. Frequent standing/walking, squatting, kneeling, crawling, climbing and reaching overhead.

Job Description Disclaimer: This position description provides the major duties/responsibilities, requirements and working conditions for the position. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, however management reserves the right to revise or change as necessary to meet organizational needs. Other responsibilities may be assigned when circumstances require.

Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.


Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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About LVHN

LVHN hospitals in the Lehigh Valley are the only hospitals in the region to have received Magnet® recognition five consecutive times since 2002. This prestigious recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center demonstrates our commitment to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. LVHN is home to five clinical institutes. Each serve as a hub for innovation, collaboration and education. Our institutes include Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute and Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute. LVHN is also home to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital, which is the only children's hospital in the region. This hospital gives our community access to more than 30 pediatric specialties, Children's ExpressCARE locations and a dedicated Children's ER.

We've been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the region and among the best in the state. We're also Great Place to Work-Certified™, which means an overwhelming majority of our colleagues have a positive experience at LVHN.

These designations tell you that LVHN is a great place to work from hire to retire. If you are someone who aligns with LVHN's core values - Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence – you will have a rewarding and successful career here.

Vaccination Requirements

Individuals are required to adhere to all LVHN vaccination policies in effect at the time of hire. Employees will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Please note that safety sensitive positions cannot test positive for marijuana or its metabolites, medical or otherwise.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

Discover more about our mission and values on our about page.

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