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Athletic Trainer, Certified - Erlanger Medical Group - Full-Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description



Job Summary: Responsible for delivery of Athletic Training Care in accordance with NATA (National Athletic Trainers Association) standards as well as Tennessee and/or Georgia Athletic Training Practice Acts. Standard responsibilities include: prevention, evaluation, treatment and referral of athletic related injuries. Work settings include one or more of the following: High School Outreach settings, Physician Clinics, On-site Industrial Settings, Outpatient Rehabilitation settings.

This position is involved in a team-based approach to care. Team members are trained to meet the highest level of function for their role as per the State of Tennessee/Georgia guidelines. Is trained and assigned (as per their role and responsibilities) to coordinate care for patients and is trained and assigned to support patients/families/caregivers in self-management, self-efficacy and behavior change. Is trained and assigned (as per their role and responsibilities) to manage the practices� patient population. Participates in the practice�s quality improvement process and performance evaluation.

Required: Bachelors Degree
Preferred: Masters in Athletic Training or related field. Graduate of NATA approved curriculum educational program


Preferred: Two years in clinical/collegiate/outreach setting.

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: NATA Certification with State Licensure in Georgia or Tennessee. Must acquire BOTH licensures within six months.

Position Summary:
The athletic trainer will be able to demonstrate an ability to perform the following functions regarding athletic injuries: prevention, assessment, treatment, (including first aide) and reconditioning as set forth by the NATA Board of certification. The athletic trainer will demonstrate proper taping, strapping, bracing, and fitting of athletic equipment. The athletic trainer will carry out all prescribed treatments and recommendations by the team/program/event physician. The athletic trainer will maintain NATA and CPR certification in accordance with those respective institutions.
The athletic trainer will cover assigned pre-season physicals, sports games or matches, and related events under the supervision of the program manager. The athletic trainer must demonstrate knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the athlete?s status and interpret the appropriate information.

Mission: To improve the health of people we touch
Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Job Details

Date Posted December 22, 2018
Date Closes March 22, 2019
Requisition 23933
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00