Athletic Trainer- Outreach and UI Tennis programs

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is seeking an Outreach Athletic Trainer to provide health care services to athletic trainer outreach locations within the community, the UI Athletic Department intercollegiate Tennis teams, and in the physician-practice setting at the Sports Medicine Clinic. This position collaborates within a multi-disciplinary team and directly assists other medical providers in providing care for patients. This position will provide direct patient contact primarily for the evaluation and treatment of medical and orthopedic pathology. General roles include the prevention, diagnosis, and interventions to treat emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.
 
Position responsibilities include:
  • Evaluation and management of musculoskeletal injuries, concussion, and other injury/illness common to the physically active population.
  • Provide practice/competition surveillance, injury recognition and evaluation, initial first aid treatment, injury management and patient education, preventive taping and padding.
  • Provide referral for medical care as deemed necessary, establish treatment, rehabilitation, or return to participation plans, communicate care with health care team, patient/participant, family, coaches, and staff.
  • Establish administrative procedures to provide emergency plans, risk management, equipment and supply inventory, and documentation of services.
  • Provide services in the physician practice and collaborate with and directly assist other medical providers such as physicians and physician assistants in providing care for patients.
  • Provide a specialized level of clinical/technical service for care coordination and/or health professions education. Maintain and update equipment and supplies used in providing specialty care or services.
  • Provide health education to patients, residents, and students. Communicate detailed medical information to a variety of audiences.
  • Collaborate with others on the health care team related to clinical/technical specification to assure safe and effective delivery of care.
  • Follow/apply policies/documentation requirements. Participate in Quality Assurance. Report variances and work to address them.
  • Provide guidance, assignments, evaluative feedback, coaching and counseling to residents and students to assure outcomes are achieved.
  • Knowledge of health care policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations.
  • Knowledge of the relevance of health information and appropriate documentation methods; ability to record medical histories, symptoms, vital signs, medications, diagnoses, treatment plans, procedures, tests, and medical results in written or electronic format.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®
 
Our primary and specialty care is provided by experts from all medical specialties, attracting patients from around the world. We offer our care in convenient, comfortable settings, using the most advanced approaches and with the best outcomes as our goal.
 
Percent of Time: 100%
 
Benefits Highlights:
There’s a lot to love about our competitive, comprehensive benefits package. Some benefits include:
  • Health and dental coverage
  • Time-off benefits for excellent work-life balance, including 24 days paid vacation
  • Excellent retirement benefits with your choice of two plans, including highly generous employer contributions
To learn more about Benefits visit: the University of Iowa HR Benefits page
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Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 1 to 3 years of relevant experience as an Athletic Trainer
  • Working knowledge of orthopedics and sports medicine
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Active Iowa Athletic Trainer License, or license-eligible and willing to obtain prior to commencement
  • Active BOC certification
  • Active CPR certification
Desired Qualifications:
  • Clinical experience working in a high school and other community outreach roles
  • Clinical experience working with intercollegiate tennis programs
Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume/CV (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day the posting closes.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
 

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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