Jul 30, 2020

PRN Athletic Trainer

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Overland Park, KS, USA

Job Description

PRN Athletic Trainer

Department Youth Sports Medicine Shift Varies - PRN Requisition ID 2020-23715 Position Location Indian Creek Campus City OVERLAND PARK Category Allied Health State Kansas

Position Summary/Career Interest

The Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing “Athletic Training Services” to student-athletes under the direction of the team physician or by written referral from a physician, and in accordance with the Kansas State Athletic Training Act. The Athletic Trainer must be able to work alone, but within a medical team. The Athletic Trainer is part of an actively engaged healing team committed to providing the highest medical care for the injured student-athletes. This position provides first aid services, injury evaluation, injury treatment, rehabilitation and makes appropriate physician referrals. The Athletic Trainer must make accurate calls for student-athletes to return to play following appropriate medical recommendations.

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct care of athletic injuries during practice, games and scrimmages; refer needed treatment to the appropriate facilities; document accurate records of injuries/treatment provided in a timely manner via electric injury tracking system and to participate in data collection/research for improving clinical outcomes at the unit, department and hospital levels within the Youth Sports Medicine Program; coordinates pre-participation exams and maintains an accurate list of athletes medical eligible to compete under district and state rules and regulations; provides community education in the area of sports medicine including development of a student Athletic Training program.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year program
  • NATABOC Certification
  • KS/MO Licensure
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • 1-2 years of experience in an outreach program

Preferred:

  • Athletic Training/Sports Medicine emphasis