Represents the DMC/RIM as a sports specific specialist in an assigned sport. As the sports specific specialist, creates and leads sports specific programs across the system, participates with schools in clinics and training programs, and works with DMC team physicians as a liaison to the team trainers. Trains staff across the system in sports specific training techniques. Under general supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, in compliance with legal aspects of patient care activities and guidelines that impact practice, and according to established policies and procedures, develops and administers established treatment plans for physical therapy patients. In collaboration with the Physical Therapist, develops exercise programs including therapeutic pool programs and sports injury therapy programs, and assesses patient progress through the program. The athletic trainer will be able to perform the following functions: prevention, assessment, treatment and reconditioning and rehabilitation of injuries as set forth by the NATA Certification (BOC). The athletic trainer will be able to carry out all prescribed treatments and recommendations made by the physical therapist or physician. Develops and administers educational and exercise programs to schools, community centers and on-site staff. Works as a team with the Physical Therapist to schedule patients, develop/perform treatment programs such as gait training/therapeutic exercise programs/physical therapy modalities, provide appropriate assessment/documentation of patient progress, and perform patient billing procedures. Prepares and monitors equipment such as hydrotherapy tanks, paraffin baths and hot packs, and performs minor repair on equipment, as needed. Instructs and prepares patients for treatment and reports patients progress to Physical Therapist. Demonstrates knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span and the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information.
1. Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited Athletic Trainer Certified Program, with current NATA Board of Certification, Inc. certification.
2. Three to five years of experience with at least one year working with a sports team.
3. Level 1 DMC Sports Medicine Competency completed; Approved for and/or completed Level 2 DMC Sports Medicine Competency.
Job: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 1905042520
About DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
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