Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy Assistant-Health and Wellness North - AGP
Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, Musculoskeletal, Plastics, and Urology Services and the Physical Therapist, as related to patient care, the dual credentialed Athletic Trainer /Physical Therapy Assistant responsibilities include the following: administering patient treatments and patient education, maintaining the medical and department records, providing athletic training services to contracted schools, marketing athletic training services to schools and organizations, communicating with referral sources and parents/coaches, participating in staff development programs, orienting volunteers, educating students and other duties as assigned.
Administers patient treatments according to department policies and procedures. Uses skilled techniques to provide patient care.
Completes patient related and non-patient documentation in a timely manner.
Communicates patient care activities. Keeps the therapist informed of the patient's progress need for re-evaluation, new problems, etc.
Provides athletic training services to contracted schools.
Markets athletic training services to local schools and organizations.
Coordinates and organizes student athletic training program.
Communicates with the physician, parent, and coach regarding recommendations for the athlete.
Achieves personal and professional development through participation in continuing education, in-services, staff orientation and student programs.
Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.
Follows hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
Dual licensed as an ATC and a PTA. National certification and licensed to practice Athletic Training in the State of Ohio. Associate degree in Physical Therapy with current license to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of Ohio.
Apply Online. Resume may be submitted upon completion of application.
Human Resources, Division of Recruitment and Retention
Akron General Health System
1 Akron General Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44307
Akron General Health System is an equal opportunity employer.