Athletic Trainer - Professional Sports - WellSpan Rehabilitation

Hanover, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 60584R

Position Summary:

General Summary:


Under general supervision, provides on-site athletic training services at an intermediate level for the York Revolution baseball team during regular season, tournament and post-season athletic events. Monitors and coordinates all aspects of athletic training services including scheduling, daily operations and orientation/training for all providers. Clearly demonstrates the ability to perform prevention, assessment, treatment (including first aid), reconditioning and general rehabilitation of athletic injuries as set forth by the NATA Board of Certification (BOC) and WellSpan Health.


Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Prepares work schedules, assigns personnel for event coverage, evaluates general work performance, ensures quality of care for athletes, and makes recommendations for personnel actions and staffing levels.
2 Assist with development of sports medicine and athletic training programs offered to the local community. Schedules and provides coverage for community events that promote the advancement and awareness of WellSpan Sports Medicine, WellSpan Rehabilitation and WellSpan Orthopedics.
3 Develops and builds strong relationships with referring physicians, local businesses, schools, coaches and other potential referral sources in the local community.
4 Demonstrate proper taping, strapping, bracing and fitting of athletic equipment.
5 Carry out all prescribed treatments and recommendations made by the team/program/event physician and communicates appropriately with the rest of the interdisciplinary care team.
6 Utilizes appropriate, sound and up-to-date clinical techniques to effectively assess and treat athletic injuries.
7 Maintain BOC and CPR certification in accordance with those respective institutions.
8 Cover assigned pre-season physicals, sports games or matches and related events and supervises onsite treatments and programs of reconditioning for injured athletes under the supervision of the sports medicine program coordinator and medical director.
9 Records athletic injuries and treatments as rendered and maintains the records in accordance with the district/organization/Wellspan Rehabilitation guidelines for which service is provided.
10 Assists the examining physician in implementation of pre-participation examinations for prospective athletes and measures patient’s/student’s progress and level of function in a manner appropriate for specific age groups. Continues to work cooperatively with physicians and other care team members (including parent/guardian) by advising of any change in athlete’s progress through an ongoing status report.
11 Assists physical therapists in the treatment of patients with sports or orthopedic conditions referred for rehabilitation. The physical therapist will evaluate the patient, set goals and monitor progress. The athletic trainer will assist with the implementation of the treatment plan.

Required Skills

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in health related field/Athletic Training with current NATA BOC certification  
Licensed or license eligible in PA as an Athletic Trainer; BLS certification

 

 

 

Required Experience

3-5 years experience required

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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

The borough of Hanover was settled in the mid-1700's as part of York County and is known for its fertile land and productive farming community. It is geographical located 19 miles southwest of York, Pennsylvania and 54 miles northwest of Baltimore, Maryland.

Because of its proximity to Maryland, South Hanover is a popular hometown for commuters and their families. The appeal is the affordable housing prices, reasonable Pennsylvania cost-of-living and pleasant community lifestyle. With convenient routes leading north, south, east and west, one can chart and easy route to major East Coast cities.

Hanover is a hotbed of activity for business growth and development. Visitors come to enjoy performing arts, outdoor recreation, museums, festivals, farm fresh flavors and microbreweries. Several major food and snack brands make Hanover their national headquarters. (Patient population: 15,500)