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Athletic Trainer - Portsmouth (Exempt)

Requisition R093186 Market Portsmouth, Virginia Department Rehab Athletic Trainers - Maryview Shift All Schedule Full-time

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Bon Secours

About Us

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Bon Secours seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

Athletic Trainer – Head Athletic Trainer of a local high school or middle school

The associate shall be responsible for providing patient care services under the direction and supervision of a physician in a clinical and/or school team environment consistent with associate’s education, training, and experience, certification and licensure. The associate shall develop relationships within the sports medicine team, local organizations and schools. The associate shall demonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem-solving and productivity enhancement in a flexible team fashion. All employees, as applicable, are expected to adhere to the BSHR Automobile Safety Program per policy.

Employment Qualifications:

  • The incumbent shall, at a minimum, be a graduate of an CAATE accredited athletic training program and must hold BOC certification, and a current license to practice as an athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Education/experience in working with school age, adolescent, and adult population is necessary; education/experience in a physician office or rehabilitation setting is desirable.

Essential Job Functions (school)

Clinical Area

  • Provide age appropriate therapeutic interventions under the supervision of a physician.
  • Evaluate and assess patient response to therapeutic interventions.
  • Document patient care rendered including the patient’s response to treatment and clinical evidence supporting a continuing need for treatment.
  • Provide patient and family education on treatments of modalities and resources that will assist the patient in achieving functional independence.
  • Collaborate with physical therapists to develop methods for providing education to patients and families.
  • Participate in sporting event coverage under the supervision of the medical director.
  • Work in a collaborative manner with clinical team members, provide athletic training services and support for physicians and other clinical/ancillary staff within an outreach, primary care sports medicine and/or orthopedic clinical setting. 
  • Under the supervision of a physician, participates in the provision of patient care commensurate with the athletic trainer’s professional education and training, certification, licensure, and permitted scope of practice. Such care may include evaluation of athletes and provision of  treatment modalities
  • Document all aspects of evaluation, testing, and patient care activities appropriately within the EMR. 
  • Serve as liaison between the Bon Secours Sports Medicine Team (Primary Care Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Athletic Training, Rehab, etc.) to ensure continuity of care, communication, and collaboration among all providers.
  • Use excellent written and verbal communication in all aspects of interactions with athletes, athletes’ families, staff, internal physicians and providers, and external physicians and providers.    
  • Maintain and develop a professional image, attitude and reputation; protect and develop the Bon Secours brand via suitable public relations/community outreach activities.  
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all HIPAA, OSHA and TJC-related requirements, policies and procedures.

Essential Job Functions (physician practice)

Clinical Area

  • Provide age appropriate therapeutic interventions under the direction and supervision of a physician or other physician licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Evaluate and assess patient response to prescribed therapeutic interventions.
  • Document patient care rendered including the patient’s response to treatment and clinical evidence supporting a continuing need for treatment.
  • Provide patient and family education on treatments of modalities and resources that will assist the patient in achieving functional independence.
  • Collaborate with physical therapists to develop methods for providing education to patients and families.
  • Participate in sporting event coverage under the direction of the medical director.
  • Work in a collaborative manner with clinical team members, provide athletic training services and support for physicians and other clinical/ancillary staff within a primary care sports medicine and/or orthopedic clinical setting. 
  • At the direction of the supervising physician(s), participates in the provision of patient care commensurate with the athletic trainer’s professional education and training, certification, licensure, and permitted scope of practice. Such care may include the patient intake process and provision of physician-ordered treatment modalities, patient education and fitting of prescribed DME where a valid DME permit exists. 
  • Document all aspects of evaluation, testing, and patient care activities appropriately within the EMR. 
  • Serve as liaison between the Bon Secours Sports Medicine Team (Primary Care Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Athletic Training, Rehab, etc.) to ensure continuity of care, communication, and collaboration among all providers.
  • Use excellent written and verbal communication in all aspects of interactions with patients, patients’ families, staff, internal physicians and providers, and external physicians and providers.    
  • Maintain and develop a professional image, attitude and reputation; protect and develop the Bon Secours brand via suitable public relations/community outreach activities.  
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all HIPAA, OSHA and TJC-related requirements, policies and procedures.

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

All

Department:

Rehab Athletic Trainers - Maryview

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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