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Onsite Certified Athletic Trainer

Company: Concentra
Location: Elizabethtown
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Are you ready to take your career to new heights? At Concentra, you will be a vital member of our patient care team and play a crucial role in providing exceptional care to our patients. Our mission is to improve the health of America's workforce, one patient at a time. Join us at Concentra and see how your clinical competency and compassion can make a meaningful difference in the lives of the patients you serve.As an Onsite Athletic Trainer, you will promote and maintain health and wellbeing for client based occupational medicine program focusing on delivering exceptional patient care and reducing work-related injuries. The Certified Athletic Trainer-Onsite (CAT-O) plays an important role in workers' compensation case coordination, worker injury and illness management, providing health promotion and injury prevention services, emergency response services, and return to work job placement for an onsite client. The CAT-O often works directly with the client's Health and Safety Leader to create a healthier and safer workforce.Responsibilities:Provide basic first aid treatment for musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses as specified in Physician Standing Orders, testing such items as range of motion and strength, reflex and sensory integrity, and functional statusIdentify, evaluate and refer injured associates to the appropriate clinicians in order to receive the best care for their work-related injuries and illnessesFollow appropriate action plan and standing orders to respond to onsite medical emergenciesAssist in managing Workers' Compensation cases through claim capture and follow-upCollaborate with client's Human Resources team and management on return to work (RTW) job placementTrack and communicate MSD-related statistics for client stakeholdersManage pre-employment functional testing process and provide vision acuity testingCoordinate injury prevention programs, as well as ergonomic training and evaluationPerform comprehensive ergonomic job analyses, including task analyses, risk factor identification and quantification, posture analysis and body mechanics analysis and support administrative and ergonomic changes to the work environmentCreate job rotation plans for production areas and monitor complianceCreate pre-shift preventative activity program and monitor complianceDuring rehabilitation, implement treatment plans that incorporate therapeutic exercise, modalities and work conditioning as necessary (State-specific regulations apply) as specified in Physician Standing OrdersUse innovation, creative solutions and employee empowerment to design and/or implement interventionsAdminister drug and alcohol testingPromote personal health and wellbeing in the workplacePerform data analysis to measure direct and indirect costs of musculoskeletal disordersProvide monthly and annual reports for rehab utilization, cost-savings, and cost avoidancePerform administrative requirements such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc. in a timely manner. Documentation may include patient files, invoices, monthly reports, budgets, expense and outcome tools.Create an environment of trust and caring, which allows workers to take responsibility to reduce or eliminate actions or behaviors under their control that contribute to injury and illnessCommunicate regularly with safety personnel regarding rehab and injury prevention activitiesAttend meetings and serve on committees as requestedAuthor articles for various newsletters and the company Intranet site as requestedThis job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in athletic training, from an accredited Athletic Trainer ProgramCurrent National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Board of Certification (BOC) Athletic Trainer certificationActive and current license to practice in the state of jurisdiction if applicableCurrent First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers or equivalent.Job-Related ExperienceDemonstrated clinical knowledge of Athletic Trainer services consistent with an Onsite settingKnowledge of kinesiology or ergonomic assessmentsJob-Related Skills/CompetenciesConcentra Core Competencies of Service Mentality, Attention to Detail, Sense of Urgency, Initiative and FlexibilityAbility to make decisions or solve problems by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutionsOutstanding customer service skills as well as the ability to deal with people in a manner which shows tact and professionalismThe ability to properly handle sensitive and confidential information (including HIPAA and PHI) in accordance with federal and state laws and company policiesDemonstrated strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to exercise proper judgment, make decisions, and motivate employeesAbility to build and maintain positive relationships internally and externallyKnowledge of principles, practices, standards and techniques of athletic trainingKnowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient careKnowledge of use and maintenance of athletic training equipmentKnowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work medical environmentMust be able to work independentlyAdept at developing and maintaining patient care records and writing reportsSkilled in time management, planning and workload controlSkilled in identifying problems and recommending solutionsAble to develop and maintain medical quality assurance and quality control standardsSkilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with management, patients, medical staff and the general publicGood telephone manners and etiquetteDetail orientedAdditional Data:401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer MatchMedical, Vision, Prescription, Telehealth, & Dental PlansLife & Disability InsurancePaid Time Off & Extended Illness Days OfferedColleague Referral Bonus ProgramTuition ReimbursementCommuter BenefitsDependent Care Spending AccountEmployee DiscountsThis job requires access to confidential and critical information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

Keywords: Concentra, Harrisburg , Onsite Certified Athletic Trainer, Other , Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

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