Athletic Trainer II - Orthopedics

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 70195

Schedule & Location

Full Time Day 1 evening per week (80 Hours every two weeks)

2319 South George Street York PA 17403

Job Description

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

Job 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.

Required Education / Experience

  • Licensed or license eligible in PA as an Athletic Trainer
  • Bachelor's Degree

 

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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

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Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)