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Athletic Trainer

Dignity Health Medical Group Gilbert, Arizona
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The posted compensation range of $22.95 - $33.28 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-358384 Employment Type Full Time Department Sports Medicine Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 11:00am-7:00pm Remote No Category Education and Training
Overview

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Dignity Health’s Mercy Gilbert Medical Center is nationally known for our holistic approach to medicine, and here, you are a part of a “golden thread” of compassionate care that connects staff and patients. While walking through the Healing Garden–with it’s intertwined pathways, garden areas and fountains–you’re reminded of our dedication to honoring the whole person. Embracing total well-being, then seeing patients and their loved ones respond positively, is personally rewarding to you.
Living in Phoenix’s relatively new suburb of Gilbert, Arizona, you treasure its old-world charm mixed with modern-day luxuries. This urban center has all the shopping, restaurants and culture your heart desires, with all the outdoor activities your spirit needs. There are nearby lakes for boating, wakeboarding and water skiing, while Flagstaff and Sunrise offer winter skiing and snowboarding. Arizona has four professional sports teams, and you’re a year-round fan. You look forward to all the activities, but then again, at the end of a busy day, taking a moment to relax poolside and reflect sounds good, too. The scenery, the climate and the culture present the perfect backdrop for your healing work at Mercy Gilbert.

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Responsibilities

Job Summary:

In our mission to deliver the highest quality most cost effective care to the communities we serve Dignity Health has formed a comprehensive community-based sports medicine program in partnership with the Sports Medicine Program. Part of this program is the provision of highly qualified athletic trainers to our communitys schools. This position will be responsible for providing athletic training services to student athletes under the direction of the team physician or by written referral from a physician (which includes the management and provision of care of injuries to a physically active person as defined in the state practice act with the direction of a licensed physician). Athletic Trainers shall serve at various high school locations within partnered school districts and will collaborate with team physicians in the areas of: Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Protection Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis Immediate and Emergency Care Treatment and Rehabilitation Organization and Professional Health and Wellbeing.

To be successful in this role you must have a passion for sports medicine and working with student athletes. You will also have experience in guiding athletes on how best to maintain overall health 

Responsibilities: 

  • Attend practices and games
  • Strong understanding of the challenges athletes face, proper nutrition, sports injuries, and treatment options
  • Design training and rehabilitation programs for athletes
  • Use knowledge of sports-related injuries to diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate  athletes
  • Assist and monitor injured players as they heal and progress towards recovery
  • Understanding of first-aid treatments, massage, and physical therapy techniques, and equipment
  • Reports every severe injury to the principal, school nurse, coach, and athletic director
  • Refer athletes to another doctor or other medical staff members

Qualifications

Minimum

Experience:

Secondary school or collegiate level athletic training experience preferred

Education:

Bachelors degree from an accredited athletic training education program (i.e.)  Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education).

Master's degree in athletic training from an accredited athletic training education program related field preferred

Licensure:

Licensure from the State of Arizona Board of Athletic Training; Certification from the Board of Certification of Athletic Trainers (BOC)

BLS American Heart Association

Special Skills:

Familiarity with and understanding of AIA and NFHS governing rules for required sports preferred

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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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