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Athletic Trainer Nampa Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic Full-Time Days

Company: Saint Alphonsus Health System
Location: Nampa
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type: Full time Shift: Day Shift Description: At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care. The Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Program is looking for a passionate and motivated Certified Athletic Trainer to work at our clinic near the Nampa Medical Center! Position Details: This position will work with a Sports Medicine physician. As the Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), your function in the clinic is an extremely important role in patient care.Duties will include clerical and surgery scheduling, rooming patients, obtaining information regarding presentation/injury, assisting in the application of splints/braces/casts, and counseling patients on injury prevention/treatment.The ATC will work with other team members including Medical Assistants, Nurses, NPs, PAs, and Physicians. The Sports Medicine program at Saint Alphonsus also supports various community activitieslike area High Schools athletic programs, the Far West Regional soccer tournament, Optimist Football, various races, and other events, which this position will help support as well! Work Schedule: This position will typically work Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm with rotating weekend shifts facilitating community outreach events. This position may occasionally support the Ortho Urgent Care clinic, which may require some evening hours. Work Locations: This position will primarily work at our Nampa Orthopedics & Sports Medicine clinic (near the Nampa Medical Center campus), but may occasionally support the Boise clinic as needed. The Boise clinic is located on Emerald Street, near the Boise Regional Medical Center.
About Sports Medicine and Orthopedics at Saint Alphonsus: Saint Alphonsus offers highly specialized orthopedic carefor whatever you may need. From problems with your shoulder and elbows to hips, knees and sports medicine we have both non-surgical and surgical specialists; as well as physical therapists, nutritionists and athletic trainers who coordinate their focus on you. Sports medicine deals with active people regardless of age.Our sports medicine specialists can help to: Identify the source of pain or acute injuries and present treatment options that will fit your personal health goals, Diagnose and treat overuse injuries, Design rehabilitation programs aimed at building strength and flexibility, which can minimize your risk of injury, Analyze your body mechanics to prepare athletes to compete at an optimal level, and Educate patients on injury prevention. Learn more about Sports Medicine and Orthopedics at Saint Alphonsus: License/Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Certified as an Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed as an Athletic Trainer in the state they work (Idaho or Oregon)
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers certification from either AHA, ARC or the Military Training Network is required at hire in all units, unless currently certified in ACLS and/or PALS General Requirements:
    • Demonstrates knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups.
    • Demonstrates a basic working knowledge of intervention techniques for use with injured athletes.
    • Appropriately applies braces, splints, and casting material.
    • Demonstrates working clinical knowledge of varied athletic injuries and diagnoses.
    • Demonstrates ability to educate, instruct, apply and monitor the facts and circumstances required to protect the athlete from injury.
    • Demonstrates ability to identify, through physical exam or screening processes, conditions that may pose a risk of injury, illness or disease to an athlete.
    • Demonstrates ability to recognize/triage, evaluate and care for injuries and illness occurring during athletic events or in the practice for athletic events.
    • Demonstrates ability to determine the level of functional capacity of an injured athlete in order to establish the extent of an injury and ability of the athlete to participate.
    • Demonstrates ability to gather and accurately record all information required in the assessment of athletic injuries.
    • Demonstrates ability to develop and implement an appropriate course of rehabilitation or reconditioning to restore athletic function or performance.
    • Coordinates referral of an athlete to appropriate health care provider as needed.
    • Demonstrates ability to organize a medical care service delivery system for athletes when needed.
    • Demonstrates ability to develop plans to manage an athlete's medical emergencies
    • Demonstrates ability to provide athletic training guidance to athletes for the purpose of facilitating recovery, function and performance of the athlete.
    • Demonstrates ability to efficiently and effectively apply splints, braces, and/or casts. Colleagues of Saint Alphonsus Health System enjoy competitive compensation with a full benefits package and opportunity for growth throughout SAHS and Trinity Health. Visit to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Alphonsus Health System. Visit Saint Alphonsus on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter! Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are committed to promoting diversity in its workforce and to providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect. We are committed to recruit and retain a diverse staff reflective of the communities we serve. Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are equal opportunity employers and prohibit discrimination against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
      Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Saint Alphonsus Health System, Nampa , Athletic Trainer Nampa Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic Full-Time Days, Human Resources , Nampa, Idaho

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