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Athletic Trainer

Sports Medicine

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    8111 South Emerson Avenue
    Indianapolis, IN 46237

Hours  Days/Evenings

Calendar  Full-Time; 40.00/week

Education Bachelor's Required

WHAT WE NEED

A person who gets people back in action

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Whether a professional athlete, high school student or weekend warrior, an active person with an injury wants one thing: to get back into their routine as soon as possible. People used to being active want to know that they have an athletic trainer who can help them optimally rehab and train. If you understand that, you’re well on your way to being the kind of athletic trainer we need.

Are you able to juggle a variety of training and rehab plans? Can you work with people at all levels of fitness? Are you a good listener and compassionate caretaker? Do you love being active and helping others get active? Learn more about how your skills fit with us.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Communicate injuries and treatment plans to coaches, athletes, parents, team physicians, and the Sports Medicine Institute Staff.
  • Complete thorough and accurate evaluation of athletic injuries, provides first aid and immediate care of acute injuries.
  • Develop, implement, and oversee appropriate rehabilitation and return to play programs for athletes.
  • Maintain proper documentation and record keeping of all athletic injuries, and related referrals and doctors notes.
  • Participate in Franciscan Health Sports Medicine educational outreach programs for local schools, youth sports organizations, parent, and community groups to promote conditioning and injury prevention programs.
  • Promote prevention of injuries through the recommendation of appropriate conditioning programs, monitoring environmental conditions and maintaining protective equipment.
  • Treat injuries using appropriate treatment modalities within the scope of athletic training certification and state practice act.
  • Work within established Sports Medicine and their current assignment's athlete care protocol regarding physician referrals, treatment, and return-to-play.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation experience.  
  • Critically evaluate and analyze information in written materials.
  • Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and athletic training modalities at a level normally acquired through certification as an athletic trainer.
  • Maintain composure, even in very difficult situations.
  • Manage conflict and tactfully handle complaints and difficult situations.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of terminology used in diagnosis and classification of illnesses, injuries, and disabilities.
  • Time management.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

0-1 Years Experience

License(s): Certified Athletic Trainer

Certification(s):

Travel: Never or Rarely

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis