Athletic Trainer LAT High Schools


JOB REQUIREMENTS: Overview This position supports local High School
athletic schedules. This position is eligible for a sign on bonus!
Evaluates physical conditions and advises and treats athletes to
maintain maximum physical fitness for participation in athletic
competition by performing the following duties: Responsibilities
Performs assessment of injury or condition and takes appropriate follow
up steps to ensure safe and proper care Prescribes routine, preventive
and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles, increase balance and
improve flexibility Provide practice, game/event coverage for assigned
area Respond to medical emergencies and provide assessment,
stabilization and first aid Make recommendations for athletic
participation and return to sport guidelines Complete accurate
documentation of assessment and referrals Refer athletes to physician
for continued care per protocol Perform manual techniques and utilize
taping and bracing to relieve symptoms and improve function Collaborate
with sports medicine providers, physicians and other allied health
professionals May work in a clinic setting with physician or under the
direction of a physical therapist Education and Experience Graduate of
an accredited school of Athletic Training Certification/Licensure
Licensed as an athletic trainer in WI, IL or both if required Approved
CPR or BLS certification required within 90 days BOC certification For
those driving Mercyhealth vehicles: Maintain a valid drivers license.
Have and maintain an acceptable driving record per Mercyhealths HR.100
Fleet and Driver Safety policy. For those driving their personal
vehicles: Maintain a valid drivers license and reliable transportation
with proof of vehicle insurance when requested. Have and maintain an
acceptable driving record per Mercyhealths HR.100 Fleet and Driver
Safety policy. Special Physicial Demands The Special Physical Demands
are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without
reasonable accommodations. This is considered medium strength work
exerting 25-50 pounds of force occasionally or 10-25 pounds of force
frequently. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or
feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, and crouch; talk and
hear. Occasionally climb/balance. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision and
the ability to adjust focus. Culture of Excellence Behavior Expectations
EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity
employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans.