Carilion Clinic Athletic Trainer - Certified Ortho (Lexington) in Lexington, Virginia

Job Summary

The Athletic Trainer will work with athletes to prevent athletic injury and enhance performance using knowledge of nutrition, hygiene, psychology, conditioning and protective equipment. Develop training programs to prevent injuries and examine athletes’ injuries while also showing them techniques to build their strength and avoid future or further injury. They will be a point of contact between area athletic programs and the physician practice. They will support Carilion’s hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. Provide support for clinical and medical staff in the delivery of quality medical care. Assist with patient care as directed by the physician and clinical staff within scope of training.

Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.

Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in health related field required.

Experience: One year in athletic training setting preferred.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Licensure as an Athletic Trainer with the Virginia Department of Health Professions and certification through the National Athletic Training Board of Certification required. AHA BLS-HCP required.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal skills to communicate both in person and in writing in order to interact with management, doctors, professional staff, patients, general public and local schools and sports teams. Keyboarding and utilization of automated computer systems required, including electronic medical records. Must be able to assist with or transfer athletes of various weight/heights. Must be able to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long distances.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage: Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity: Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

Requisition Number: 23567

Employment Status: Full time

Location: Carilion Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery - Lexington (Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences)

Shift: Day

Shift Details: M-F 8-5, No Holidays, Occassional Saturdays 8-11:30a

Recruiter: EMILY F ALLEN

Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4147

Recruiter Email: efallen@carilionclinic.org

ABOUT CARILION:

As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve.

Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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