The Athletic Trainer (AT) will function under the direction of a Physician as a vital part of a thriving Orthopedic & Sports Medicine team. The AT will perform a two essential roles, as a Physician Extender and Outreach Mentor. In the Physician Extender role, the AT will assist patient flow in the clinic by facilitating; documenting and communicating patient care related activities both within and related services, along with casting and splinting as prescribed by the physician. In the Outreach Mentor role, the AT will provide clinical mentorship for the University of Florida (UF) Graduate Assistant ATs that serve the surrounding area high schools and UF Rec Sports. The AT will be responsible for traveling to area high schools to provide mentorship and on-site medical care for practices, events and athletic training clinic hours including other duties as instructed.
Job Opening Qualifications
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training, or Bachelor's in a related field (Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Sports Medicine, Exercise Science/Physiology, or health related profession) with internship route certification in Athletic Training; preferably with a Master's in same or related field or 2 years' experience in an traditional on-field AT setting.
BOC certification and Florida State licensure as an athletic trainer.
Excellent communication skills are required along with strong computer literacy.
Licensed Athletic Trainer in the State of Florida.
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UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to diversity as a competitive advantage in attracting top talent from across the nation and around the world. We believe in sharing knowledge, learning from one another, valuing different opinions, and celebrating the things that make each one of us unique in our own right. UF Health Shands Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V