Certified Athletic Trainer Outreach – Sports Medicine and Rehab – Adanson Rehab – Per Diem
AdventHealth seeks to hire a Certified Athletic Trainer Outreach who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,675-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of nine hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for over 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.
Days and Hours Variable (After hours and weekends)
The Certified Athletic Trainer – Outreach – OC is a healthcare professional specializing in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of injuries and illnesses. Provides quality evidence-based athletic health services, as well as develops and implements comprehensive health care programs. Builds and maintains strategic relationships between ESPN’s Wide World of Sports administration and cast members, Hospital administration, athletic trainers, athletic directors, athletes and their parents. Fulfills the staff and medical requirement of contracts or partnership agreements for assigned areas/events. Emphasizes off-site areas and independent assessment and moves to action. Promotes and markets the existing Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation product lines to physicians and the community. Identifies and resolves issues timely that affect our medical staff and the effective delivery of health care. Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Department. May supervise other Certified Athletic Trainers, Athletic Training students, volunteers and interns. Is available as needed, outside of normal working hours, as required by athletic teams and athletes to treat and support within the scope of practice. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies, and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Entry-level professional competency of Athletic Training theory, principles, and applications as defined in competencies departmental policy
Basic computer skills to include Outlook, Microsoft Office and Windows
Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or related field of study
Master’s degree in Athletic Training (Preferred)
Two to three years’ experience in Athletic Training (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer
Current active State of Florida license as a Certified Athletic Trainer
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
Makes independent assessments related to injury/illness prevention and wellness; performs clinical evaluation and diagnosis; provides emergency care; designs and implements comprehensive rehabilitation and therapeutic intervention programs using best evidence while providing athletic training services for assigned team(s), area(s) and events. Will be available outside of normal working hours, as required by the EWWS schedule as appropriate. May support multiple athletic teams/ programs and schedules during the course of a week. May support Sports Medicine Supervisor with assigned tasks pertaining to scheduling of PRN athletic trainers based on coverage needs for day/week.
Maintains medical records that meet legal and regulatory standards. Utilizes standard coding and reimbursement practices for documentation and billing. Abides by federal, state, and local regulations for the proper storage, transportation, dispensing, and documentation of prescribed and over-the-counter medications. Collaborates with contract leadership to define and execute policies and procedures specific to the contractual agreement.
Participates in program and process changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.
Acts as a liaison between Advent Health Sports Medicine and Rehab (AHSMR) and Orthopedics and other hospital staff, physicians, and partners or contracted organizations/entities, in order to facilitate the resolution of services or operational issues affecting physicians, clients, or partners. Articulates and responds quickly to issues identified by physicians, partners and clients as appropriate.
Markets the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and Orthopedic programs within the hospital and community to physicians and ancillary medical personnel as indicated. Communicates information to AdventHealth (AH) staff concerning marketing and advertising efforts, competitor and consumer information, marketing guidelines, partner/client needs and expectations. Understands return on investment, including new services, repositioning of existing services and legislative changes that can impact marketability. Implements tracking mechanisms and provides data.
Utilizes knowledge of growth and development for assigned patient age population. Evaluates for age-appropriate behavior, motor skills and physiological norms of the patient. Interprets data relative to patient age. Modifies approach and communication skills appropriate to the population served, which may include: Pediatric (1 < 12 yrs), Adolescent (12 < 18 yrs), Adult (18 < 65 yrs) and Geriatric (65 + yrs).
Identifies the need for patient/caregiver or athletic training student education and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis.
Willingly adjusts and adapts to work extended hours when necessary, or when requested. Works proactively and independently, showing active and good problem-solving skills.
When available and as required, assists with patient care following the Athletic Trainer, clinical job description ‘Duties and Responsibilities’ section.
Practices principles of employee and patient safety when performing daily job activities via observation.
Complies with AH Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payers as evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounds results.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Certified Athletic Trainer Outreach opportunity with AdventHealth and apply online today.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.