Onsite Athletic Trainer PRN

Job Id
292113
Job Location
Fletcher, NC
Employment Type
Per Diem
Industry
Health Care
Concentra
20240610T170028Z

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.

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Benefits

This 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 

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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 status
  • Identify, evaluate and refer injured associates to the appropriate clinicians in order to receive the best care for their work-related injuries and illnesses
  • Follow appropriate action plan and standing orders to respond to onsite medical emergencies
  • Assist in managing Workers' Compensation cases through claim capture and follow-up
  • Collaborate with client’s Human Resources team and management on return to work (RTW) job placement
  • Track and communicate MSD-related statistics for client stakeholders
  • Manage pre-employment functional testing process and provide vision acuity testing
  • Coordinate injury prevention programs, as well as ergonomic training and evaluation
  • Perform 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 environment
  • Create job rotation plans for production areas and monitor compliance
  • Provide objective information about the physical requirements of jobs for: job descriptions, referral sources fro the puprose of developing restrictions, and legal and case management for RTW, litigation and accomodation.
  • For use in pre-employment and RTW functional testing
  • Create pre-shift preventative activity program and monitor compliance
  • For use in pre-employment and RTW functional testing
  • During rehabilitation, implement treatment plans that incorporate therapeutic exercise, modalities and work conditioning as necessary (State-specific regulations apply) as specified in Physician Standing Orders
  • Use innovation, creative solutions and employee empowerment to design and/or implement interventions
  • Administer drug and alcohol testing
  • Promote personal health and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Perform data analysis to measure direct and indirect costs of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Provide monthly and annual reports for rehab utilization, cost-savings, and cost avoidance
  • Perform 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 illness
  • Communicate regularly with safety personnel regarding rehab and injury prevention activities
  • Attend meetings and serve on committees as requested
  • Author articles for various newsletters and the company Intranet site as requested

This 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.

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Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in athletic training, from an accredited Athletic Trainer Program
  • Current National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Board of Certification (BOC) Athletic Trainer certification
  • Active and current license to practice in the state of jurisdiction if applicable
  • Current First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers or equivalent.

Job-Related Experience

  • Demonstrated clinical knowledge of Athletic Trainer services consistent with an Onsite setting
  • Knowledge of kinesiology or ergonomic assessments

Job-Related Skills/Competencies

  • Concentra Core Competencies of Service Mentality, Attention to Detail, Sense of Urgency, Initiative and Flexibility
  • Ability to make decisions or solve problems by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
  • Outstanding customer service skills as well as the ability to deal with people in a manner which shows tact and professionalism
  • The ability to properly handle sensitive and confidential information (including HIPAA and PHI) in accordance with federal and state laws and company policies
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to exercise proper judgment, make decisions, and motivate employees
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships internally and externally
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, standards and techniques of athletic training
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care
  • Knowledge of use and maintenance of athletic training equipment
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work medical environment
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Adept at developing and maintaining patient care records and writing reports
  • Skilled in time management, planning and workload control
  • Skilled in identifying problems and recommending solutions
  • Able to develop and maintain medical quality assurance and quality control standards
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with management, patients, medical staff and the general public
  • Good telephone manners and etiquette
  • Detail oriented
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