Position Overview : The role of a Clinical Athletic Trainer is to work with the sports medicine physician to provide direct care to patients/significant others via direct and/or telephone contact, following established standards and practices. S/he coordinates with other members of the care team to ensure seamless care delivery, maximal coordination of efforts, and active patient participation in planning and care. Assists physician or other provider with clinical procedures.
Typical Physical Demands : Requires full range of body motion including moving and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time. Occasionally exerts up to 100 pounds of force, such as assisting patients in arising from the exam table, pushing patients in wheelchairs, or assisting patients into/out of wheelchairs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. May require occasional lifting and carrying office supplies.
Typical Working Conditions : May require frequent exposure to communicable diseases and body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other substances and conditions common to a medical office environment. Requires working in close proximity to other personnel. Requires use of computer keyboard throughout the work day. May require use of autoclave for instrument sterilization. Requires working under stressful conditions and/or working irregular hours.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : At least one year of working as a certified athletic trainer in a Sports Medicine or athletic training setting. Record of prior stable employment and /or favorable references.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS : Active Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) AHA, BLS for Healthcare Providers. Licensed to practice athletic training in the state of New York. Graduate of NATA approved curriculum. Current CPR / BLS certification for Healthcare Providers.
Notifies patients of amount of time needed to address or answer their requests or questions. Completes such requests as promptly as possible and/or notifies patient of anticipated (or unanticipated) delays.
Documents in EHR all clinical information as directed (i.e. prescriptions/immunizations/VS/treatments/allergies per CareMount Medical/department protocol).
Identifies problems and offers solutions to maintain the smooth functioning of the department & patient/personnel safety
Offers to assist others when work load permits.
Provides support to professional & non-professional staff.
Is cooperative & open-minded in working in a team setting
Serves as an effective preceptor to new staff as assigned.
Actively participates in departmental staff meetings.
Assists Patient Care Manager when possible by taking on alternate assignments or responsibilities, working additional hours, or altering regularly scheduled hours, when necessary
Demonstrates accountability, sound judgment, & ethical behavior in all activities.
Serves as a role model for professional conduct and professional practice(e.g., maintaining composure during times of increased stress)
Maintains confidentiality of all information obtained from patient records and conversations with patients, physicians and other CareMount Medical personnel.
Demonstrates patient advocacy.
Arrives to work on time or notifies Patient Care Manager or designee as soon as employee becomes aware that s/he will be absent or tardy, and/or as per individual department protocol.
Maintains an acceptable attendance record as per CareMount Medical policies and procedures.
Notifies Patient Care Manager or designee whenever leaving CareMount Medical premises during scheduled work hours.
Attends all mandatory CareMount Medical programs and in-services.
Dresses according to CareMount Medical dress code.
Assumes responsibility for reading, understanding, and complying with information contained in the current CareMount Medical Employee Handbook, CareMount Medical Clinical and/or Administrative Policy & Procedure Manuals, as applicable.
Maintains patient confidentiality under all circumstances, and follows all CareMount Medical policies regarding confidentiality.
Assists Patient Care Manager and/or designee, and/or other administrative personnel when possible by taking on alternate assignments or other responsibilities, working additional hours, or altering regularly scheduled hours, when necessary, for the efficient operation of CareMount Medical.
CareMount Medical, P.C. is New York State’s premier multispecialty medical group, providing comprehensive care of the highest quality to over 665,000 patients. CareMount has more than 45 locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster counties and New York City. CareMount’s 650 physicians and advanced practice professionals cover more than 50 medical specialties. CareMount is affiliated with world-class medical institutions, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Northwell Health. CareMount offers on-site laboratory/radiology services, endoscopy and infusion suites, and operates eight urgent-care centers. CareMount physicians are featured in respected Top Doctors and Best Doctors listings, nationally and regionally. For additional information please visit: www.caremountmedical.com.