Athletic Trainer II in Pleasant Prairie at Froedtert South

Date Posted: 7/22/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Schedule
    Full-time
  • Shift
    Varied
  • Hours
    80
  • Facility/Name
    Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE
  • Under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist, the Licensed - Certified Athletic Trainer (L-ATC) will follow the treatment program developed by the therapist and will complete all appropriate medical documentation as required. The L-ATC may evaluate the athletic and industrial patient and formulate an individualized treatment program as directed by a physician’s prescription. The L-ATC is responsible for athletic event coverage as well as school consultations consisting of evaluations, management and recommended action concerning medical referral. The L-ATC performs other related duties as needed, including employee and public education, new program development and administration duties necessary in the routine of the work place.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • Bachelors Degree in: Exercise Fitness, Physical Therapy or related degree
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • 3 months – 1 year
  • LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    • Licensure to be eligible to practice as a State of Wisconsin Certified Athletic Trainer.
    • Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association.
    • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
    • Valid licensure to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in the State of Wisconsin is preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
    • Previous experience as an Athletic Trainer or similar field experience.
    • Ability to read, write, hear, speak and comprehend the English language.
  • PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • Evaluates athletic and industrial patients, demonstrates stretching, strengthening exercises. Includes exerting force for manual resistance of various muscle groups and crutch walking demonstration/instruction.
    • Supervises patient exercise program.
    • Administers various types of modalities, isokinetic setups may require lifting, pushing and pulling up to 45 pounds.
    • Evaluates on-field athletic injuries. May be required to assist in transporting and/or assisting the injured athlete from the field (lifting/supporting with assistance up to 300 pounds).
    • Responsible for taping athletes and covering practice/games. Prolonged standing/walking up to four (4) hours.
    • Administers medications in a timely manner, safely and in accordance with policy and procedure.

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.