Cedars-Sinai Athletic Trainer Certified - SMOG in Santa Monica, California
The Athletic Trainer, Certified (ATC) is responsible for assisting with Kerlan-Jobe Foundation community outreach, injury prevention seminars, and research projects. The ATC will serve the Kerlan-Jobe medical practice in a variety of clinical duties including: patient education, evaluation, treatment, and management of sports medicine and orthopedic injuries/illnesses and perioperative care. Administrative duties are a large requirement of each team member.
Primary Duties and Responsibiliies:
Performs clinical skills and delegated tasks within the scope of practice of an ATC
Assist in research study design, data collection, and data analysis.
Become proficient at collecting data using motion analysis system and force plats
Coordinate and participate in community outreach events
Instruct athletes in injury prevention programs during outreach events
Provide education and technical demonstrations to other health care professionals; assists in orienting and mentoring
Clinical duties as assigned to include escort of patients, medical documentation in patient charts, and providing patient education
Coordination of telemedicine evaluations of remote athletes
Escort (or transport, if required) patients to appropriate exam rooms. Gather documents and record patient history and progress. Relay patient information to appropriate provider
Medical documentation to include input into patient charts of review of systems, history, medications, allergies, and outside studies
Monitor the patient flow to ensure that the clinic maximizes room usage and optimal patient care; assisting them to x-ray, patient-education rooms, or scheduling desk as needed
Obtain all special study reports and physical therapy progress reports prior to the provider going in to see the patient.
Maintain the exam rooms in a clean, orderly and adequately stocked manner at all times
Maintain documents, supplies and the working environment to ensure the effective and efficient functioning of the clinic
Educate pre-operative patients in the areas of surgical procedures and signs and symptoms to monitor during the post-surgical phase
Transcribe prescription refill requests and communicates requests to physician/physician assistant
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Athletic Training Program required
Master's Degree preferred
BLS from the American Heart Association and/or the American Red Cross required
Athletic Trainer Certification required
Orthopedic Technologist, Certified or RSA-O preferred
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (RSCS) preferred
One year experience working as a certified athletic trainer in a traditional or orthopedic setting preferred
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