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Certified Athletic Trainer

Company: MTK Resources
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

*Certified Athletic Trainer**Reports to:* Director of Physical Therapy*Responsibilities:*Provides on-site athletic training services at local high school commencing now to coincide with current sports schedule and concluding at the end of the Spring sport season. Specific daily schedules are determined in discussions between the local high school Head Trainer, Athletic Director and Director of Physical Therapy. - Maintains the high school Training Room facility in neat and orderly fashion. - Maintains appropriate inventory of supplies through the athletic department budget. - Recruits, trains, schedules and monitors Student Athletic Trainers.Provides Athletic Trainer coverage for all local high school sporting events. This includes all home sporting events during regular weekly hours from approximately 2:00pm to 6:00pm; all home and away varsity football contests and selected home contests scheduled for evenings or weekends.Provides continuing education for local high school coaches to keep them current on sports injury prevention, treatment and care.Monitors status of First Aid and CPR certifications of coaching staff and provides periodic certification classes if needed.Maintains open and regular communications with the local high school Athletic Director and meets periodically with other appropriate Board of Education staff to evaluate and review Athletic Trainer Program.Evaluates physical condition and advises and treats patients to maintain maximum physical fitness for participation in athletic competition.Prescribes routine and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles.Makes recommendations for diet and nutrition to facilitate health and reduce weight.Performs massage and soft tissue techniques to alleviate pain, restore function/motion and diminish edema.Renders first aide to injured patients, such as giving artificial respiration, cleaning and bandaging wounds, and applying heat and cold to promote healing.Works with physicians to provide a continuum of care to patients.Utilizes wrapping/strapping techniques to prevent and help support injured areas.Uses modalities as appropriate for patient care.Confers with physical therapy team members individually and in conference to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying and coordinating treatment programs.Maintains accurate documentation of care of high school students and clinical patients.Oversees and orders all clinical supplies for physical therapy department.Maintains work area in a clean and orderly fashion.Follows all HIPAA rules as instructed.Follows ONS' policies and procedures.Performs other duties/projects as assigned.Qualifications*Qualifications:*Bachelor's degree in athletic training or equivalent.Holds valid NATA certification/license for athletic trainer in NY State.Minimum one year experience as athletic trainer.Ability to work well under pressure.Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $65,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* OrthopedicsSchedule:* 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate:* Stamford, CT 06905: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)License/Certification:* NATA Certification/License (Preferred)Work Location: In person

Keywords: MTK Resources, Stamford , Certified Athletic Trainer, Human Resources , Stamford, Connecticut

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