Job Description

Athletic Trainer Steward Medical Group-1900743

Description

 

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where out patents live.  Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operations 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals.  In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lies through the company's managed care and health insurance services.  The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.


Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year. 



The role of the Athletic Trainer is to provide outstanding support to physicians and healthcare providers while providing exceptional care to patients and customers within the clinical scope of an Athletic Trainer.  The Athletic Trainer ensures that patients are treated in a warm and friendly manner and sees that their needs and expectations are met.  Athletic Trainers are responsible for ensuring the smooth operations in the fast paced environment of the clinic with the goal of a positive patient experience with every encounter. 

 

Key Responsibilities

Provide physicians with assistance during patient examinations

Obtain, compile and record patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination in the EMR system

Complete required documentation and written follow up

Educate and counsel patients about exercise protocols, nutrition and weight management

Design simple programs to aid patients with their physical and nutritional needs as instructed by physician

Assist with brace/crutch fitting and explain procedures for proper use

Support healthcare providers and staff with patient service tasks, including escorting to exam rooms and keeping patients informed of wait times

Provide timely responses to patient inquiries

Completes assigned training and education

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively on the phone, in writing and via email

Ability to exercise discretion on sensitive and confidential matters

Excellent interpersonal, communication and decision making skills

Demonstrated computer skills

High School Diploma or equivalent required

*Institutional accreditation and degree obtainment will be verified upon hire

 

Preferred Qualifications

One or more years of Athletic Training experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting

Bachelor's degree in Sports Medicine or related field

NATABOC certification

Current BLS Certification

One or more years experience using electronic medical records (EMR)

Demonstrated strong positive interpersonal skills with patients and staff

 

Physical Requirements

Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools


Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Job

 Professional - Non Nursing

Primary Location

 Utah-Salt Lake City

Organization

 Physician Group of Utah

Education Level

 High School Diploma/GED

Job Posting

 

Employee Status* Full Time Benefit Eligible 36-40 hrs/wk
Work Schedule* Days

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