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Baptist Health

Baptist Health

Assistant Athletic Trainer - Baptist Health


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Posting Date

Dec 7, 2022

Role description

Baptist Health Sports Medicine has numerous community partnerships across the Louisville, Hardin (Elizabethtown, KY), and Floyd (Southern Indiana) markets in a variety of settings including high school, collegiate, club sports, professional, and community outreach settings. The Athletic Trainer will complete athletic training duties at location assigned.Under the supervision and direction of physician, and in accordance with state practice act, the Athletic Trainer will provide comprehensive medical and athletic training services including but not limited to:Provide medical coverage, including the prevention, diagnosis, and management of injuries.  Coordinates preventative care, treatment, rehabilitative care, return to play, and maintenance care for athletic related injuries.  Provides athletic training coverage for Racing Louisville FC, to include home and possible away trainings and competitions.Maintain appropriate emergency actions plans and coordinate emergent care with other healthcare personnel.Coordinates appropriate referrals with physicians and other health care providers to provide appropriate care for patients.  Maintains complete and accurate medical records through documentation in electronic medical records program, in compliance with HIPAA laws and regulations.Communication with coaches, administration, physicians, other health care providers, and all stakeholders in the management of care for athletes.  Performs administrative and other duties as assigned by Head Athletic Trainer and Sports Medicine Operations Manager.Aide with other sports medicine duties and initiatives within the Sports Medicine department.Ability to work long hours including nights, weekends, and possible holidays.  Travel may be required.Represents themselves and Baptist Health in a professional manner in accordance with all company policies and procedures while at assigned site and in the community. Qualifications:Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field (effective 2023, requirement for all new graduates, as all athletic training programs will be master’s level programs). Bachelor’s degree in athletic training or related field (graduates graduating prior to 2023). National athletic trainer certification from the Board of Certification (BOC). Licensed or eligible to be licensed as an athletic trainer by the state board of medical licensure in the state where work is being performed. Basic Life Support Certification. Preferred: Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field (graduates who have graduated and become certified prior to 2023). Certified strength and conditioning specialist, CSCS, through the NSCA. 5 years of experience in the athletic training field or 3 years of direct experience in the given sports athletic training field. Experience in professional athletic setting or high-level soccer setting. Specialized Knowledge: Expertise in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of injuries related to sports preparation and participation. Broad range of injury management including both musculoskeletal, concussion, and emergency care. Knowledge of Athletic Training regulatory issues. Experience: 1-3 years’ experience with competitive sports setting and/or Sports Medicine clinical setting. Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, time management skills, flexibility, adaptability to job requirements, and the ability to work in a team centered approach with a strong support staff. Ability to collaborate effectively with team physicians, therapists, and other healthcare personnel. How to Apply:Apply through Baptist Health website.  Link below:Assistant Athletic Trainer ( are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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