Athletic Trainer - WellSpan Orthopedics Lancaster

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 58012

Job Description:

Under general physician supervision, provides basic athletic training services for patients/athletes at designated setting.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assists physicians in the care and treatment of patients with orthopedic needs.
  2. Provides physician clinic support through obtaining patient histories, completing preliminary musculoskeletal assessments to assist with triaging of imaging and physician interaction, communicating findings with physician to facilitate efficient physician assessment, and completing appropriate documentation in the electronic medical record.
  3. Designs and instructs patient home exercise programs for patients as needed.
  4. Fits and adjusts durable medical equipment including but not limited to braces, canes, crutches, and walkers.
  5. Provides in office post-operative patient care per established protocols as instructed by orthopedic surgeons to include dressing changes, home education/care, and home exercise program. Helps facilitate transition of care to Rehabilitation services by updating rehabilitation scripts with surgery details and rehab protocol and communicating with therapists.
  6. Assists with application of casts and splints for all types of fractures and educates patients on cast and splint care.
  7. Applies simple braces, prosthetics, performs minor adjustments and repairs, as well as fabricate splints for various conditions under the direction of the orthopedic physician.
  8. Documents clinical care appropriately in EMR.
  9. Assists with clinic flow by rooming and discharging as needed, as well as patient education and clinical follow up.
 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in health-related field with current BOC certification
  • Graduate of a Commission on the Accredited of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) program or graduate of an athletic trainer internship program
  • Registration License or license eligible in PA as an Athletic Trainer; CPR certification
  • 1 - 2 years experience required
  • Entry-level graduates with BOC certification will be considered.
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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

Welcome. Respect. Value.

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

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)