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Athletic Trainer - Per-Diem

Company: Williamsburg Physical Therapy
Location: Sparks
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Pivot Onsite Innovations is now hiring an experienced and self-driven Athletic Trainer for a per-diem position. This role will provide coverage as needed at our onsite healthcare clinic located at our client's distribution center in Sparks, NV!

Job Summary:

The Industrial Athletic Trainer plans, coordinates, and supervises all components of a work-site injury management and health improvement program for employees. Working under the direction of the Onsite Innovations Medical Director, the Industrial Athletic Trainer carries out activities in the following areas: injury prevention and evaluation, OSHA emergency/first aid treatment, physical conditioning and rehabilitation assistance, health education and coaching, and work-site health promotion and marketing activities. This position is on a per diem basis.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs wellness screening and coaching
  • Performs data analysis to measure direct and indirect costs of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Provides first-aid treatment and case management for musculoskeletal complaints which includes the use of ice, heat and wellness stretches, massage, tape techniques, knowledge of non-rigid bracing
  • Provides orthopedic injury assessments, covering such areas as (but not limited to) history, observation, palpation, range of motion, manual muscle strength, reflex testing, myotomes, dermatomes, and special tests
  • Implements treatment plans that incorporate therapeutic exercise, modalities and work conditioning as necessary
  • Performs comprehensive ergonomic job analyses, including task analysis, risk factor identification and quantification, posture analysis, and body mechanics analysis
  • Uses innovative, creative solutions and employee empowerment to design and/or implement ergonomics interventions
  • Performs administrative requirements such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc. in a timely manner; Documentation may include patient files, invoices, monthly reports, budgets, expense reports, and outcomes tools.
  • Creates an environment of trust and caring, which allows workers to take responsibility to reduce or eliminate actions or behaviors under their control that contribute to injury and illness
  • Communicates regularly with safety personnel regarding rehab and injury prevention activities
  • Attends meetings as requested
  • Authors articles for various newsletters and the company Intranet site as requested
  • The onsite Athletic Trainer does not provide rehabilitation services but participates in education and injury prevention
  • Performs as patient advocate for non-occupational injuries

Required Education, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of one year of athletic training experience
  • Occupational health experience is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Board Certified Athletic training certification
  • State licensure certification
  • Current First Aid/CPR/AED certification
  • OSHA10 certification is a plus
  • Willing to travel to various client locations
  • Knowledge of OSHA Recordability and worker's compensation a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with client and employees
  • Proficient with MS Office

Keywords: Williamsburg Physical Therapy, Sparks , Athletic Trainer - Per-Diem, Other , Sparks, Nevada

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