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Athletic Trainer Outpatient-Ortho Cathcart PAH

Job ID: 146048
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 5, 2022

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • Under the direct supervision of a Physician, the athletic trainer will provide routine care of athletic injuries for patients and assist doctors in the day to day duties of the clinical and hospital settings. Excellent observational skills, clinical empathy, and a high level of professionalism are vital for success in this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Care and prevention of athletic injuries in the clinical setting.
  • Standard patient care: room patients, collect medical history.
  • Answer phone calls, complete patient forms, and acquire authorizations.
  • Provide direct support to the physicians in minor procedures performed in office and joint aspirations/injections.
  • Provide wound care, stitch removal, and dressing changes.
  • Prepare clinics, update charts, and coordinate patient referrals.
  • DME fitting, casting patients and removal of casts.
  • Stock/Clean rooms daily and order supplies/medications as needed.

Credentials:

  • Cert Athletic Trainer (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Athletic Training; From a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Program at a 4 year college/University 2+ years Athletic Training in a clinical setting preferred
  • Master of Arts or Science (Required)
  • CAATE accredited Master’s Program

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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