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Athletic Trainer - Bemidji Medical Center - Full Time

Posted: 12/27/2021

Location: Bemidji, MN
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $21.50 (depending on experience)

Department Details

This position serves alongside a diverse and seasoned team of Athletic Trainers, serving various secondary and post secondary schools and community partners.

Primary role would be be to serve area high school, some college, and some youth sports organizations.

Job Summary

Evaluates, plans, instructs, and monitors athletic training programs to help athletes prevent damage, restore function, and reach maximum level of independence. Evaluating athletes’ sports related injuries, physical conditions, and needs; recommending a scientific care plan to include schedule, treatment programs, and related education based on their capabilities and limitations. Utilizing appropriate assistive devices to protect athletes from injury; Explaining and updating safety rules governing daily training, recreational activities, and the use of professional exercise equipment. Implementing and monitoring athletic training programs for rehabilitation and reconditioning according to athlete's diagnosis and real-time condition. Documenting and interpreting appropriate information gathered from a variety of sources, including the medical record, physician, and family. Utilize appropriate testing/evaluation techniques to assess injuries (including concussions). May perform concussion testing (neurocognitive, balance, vestibular/oculomotor).

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Must be certified as an Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification and be licensed and/or registered in state(s) of practice

and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.

Based on facility needs, driver's license may be required and must meet all medical guidelines for Sanford Health Category I or III drivers.