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Athletic Trainer- Ortho Shared Services

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Job ID: 184833
Category: Physical/Occupational Therapy
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Day

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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?

Penn Medicine Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania is hiring an Athletic Trainer for the Otho Shared services outpatient practice.

  • Primarily responsible for the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of student-athletes and related illness at assigned Philadelphia Public School District schools and game event locations


  • Conduct an initial assessment of an athlete's injury or illness to provide emergency or continued care, and to determine whether they should be referred to physicians for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
  • Care for athletic injuries using physical therapy equipment, techniques, and medication.
  • Evaluate athletes' readiness to play, and provide participation clearances when necessary and warranted.
  • Apply protective or injury preventative devices such as tape, bandages or braces to body parts such as ankles, fingers, or wrists.
  • Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to coaches and physicians.
  • Collaborate with physicians to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries.
  • Communicate injury and necessary follow up to parent/guardian of injured athlete or student.
  • Plan and implement comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention programs.
  • Travel with athletic teams to be available at sporting events as necessary.
  • Willingness to work nights/weekends/holidays and travel as required.


  • Cert Athletic Trainer (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Athletic Training; From a CAATE approved Athletic Training Education. 2+ years Athletic trainer experience
  • Master of Arts or Science
  • 2+ years Athletic Trainer Experience preferred

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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