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Athletic Trainer - Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
SIOUX FALLS SD 57117
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-90664625

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Athletic Trainer - Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
**Job Title:** Athletic Trainer Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Sioux Falls


**City:** Sioux Falls


**State:** South Dakota


**Department** **:** ORTHOPEDICS & SPORTS MEDICINE


**Job Schedule:** Full Time


**Shift:** Days


**Hours Per Shift:** 8 hr


**JOB SUMMARY**


Evaluates, plans, instructs, and monitors athletic training programs to help athletes prevent damage, restore function, and reach maximum level of independence. Evaluating athletes sports related injuries, physical conditions, and needs; recommending a scientific care plan to include schedule, treatment programs, and related education based on their capabilities and limitations. Utilizing appropriate assistive devices to protect athletes from injury; Explaining and updating safety rules governing daily training, recreational activities, and the use of professional exercise equipment. Implementing and monitoring athletic training programs for rehabilitation and reconditioning according to athlete's diagnosis and real-time condition. Documenting and interpreting appropriate information gathered from a variety of sources, including the medical record, physician, and family. Utilize appropriate testing/evaluation techniques to assess injuries (including concussions). May perform concussion testing (neurocognitive, balance,vestibular/oculomotor).


**POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES**


Assists with concussion programs and the overall goals of Sanford Clinic and Sanford Health System. Assists, educates, and advises patients, parents, coaches, school administrators, other providers, etc. regarding concussion prevention and care. Consults with providers that are seeking advice and who are part of the tertiary care sports concussion program in Sioux Falls. Assists in the clinical research component of the concussion clinic. Assists in obtaining consent to enroll patients into the clinical studies and tests that accomplish clinical care and provide data for research.


**QUALIFICATIONS**


Must be certified as an Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification and be licensed and/or registered in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position. Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.


**About Sanford Health:**


At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.


In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,
across the region and around the world.


The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.


Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,
please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .


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employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at or here for Spanish Version at .


**City:** Sioux Falls

**State:** South Dakota

**Job Function:** Clinical Care

**Job Schedule:** Full Time

**Shift:** Days

**Req Number:** req20115

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