Athletic Trainer

Website Titusville Hospital

Summary
To perform duties and be accountable for responsibilities of a Certified Athletic Trainer as defined by the National
Athletic Trainers Association, in association with the PA State Board of Medicine. To promote and coordinate
Titusville Area Hospital Sports Medicine/Rehab program.

Essential Functions
 Evaluates, treats, rehabilitates and returns to activity injured athletes.
 Adjusts communication style to suit the student athlete /responsible adult/coach, level of understanding
regarding injury status, progression, and practice modifications that are recommended until return to full
participation.
 Communicates with members of the TAH Sports Medicine/Therapy department routinely regarding
workload.
 Acts as a liaison between high schools, coaches, parents, physicians regarding the student athlete.
 Confers with members at high school athletic departments to contribute to and improve the total care of
each athlete participating in interscholastic activities.
 Consults with coaches and parents on the recognition and care of injuries, development and
implementation of programs, other issues concerning the health and fitness of athletes.
 Advises the coaching staff whether an injured athlete should return to participation, when providing
medical coverage for an event in the absence of licensed physician.
 Documents on medical record according to department policies and procedures, diagnosis of injury,
treatment and rehabilitation programs.
 Accurately and correctly follows physician orders when treating and rehabilitating injured athletes.
 Monitors progress/response to therapy and alters treatment plan as required and also corresponds with
referral source as required.
 Demonstrates a commitment to preventative programs that may help reduce the risk of injury and
enhance athletic performance.
 Obtains demographic and health care plan information from the athlete.
 Assists in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
 Coordinates work schedule and oversee safe use of Sports First Aider (SFA) to achieve maximum
productivity and efficiency within allowable scope of responsibilities.
 Demonstrates active participation in daily departmental functions and program development.
 Utilizes the ImPACT program effectively and efficiently.
 Performs / demonstrates knowledge regarding wrestling weight certifications and weight management
activities.
 Participates in annual re-credentialing and orientation of SFA staff and CPR/First Aid classes for
coaches/personnel.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 Required to maintain absolute confidentiality of patient care, patient accounts and hospital related
matters.
 Required to abide by, and comply with, the provisions of the TAH Corporate Compliance Policy.
 Required to utilize positive Guest Relations principles in all interactions with patients, families, coaches,
peers, third party payers and all members of the healthcare team.
 Required to establish and maintain the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with
a variety of socioeconomic, religious and culturally diverse populations of patients, clients, families and
the general public in order to gain confidence and cooperation and to establish and maintain contact with
facility staff and others.
 Required to abide by, and comply with, established Departmental and TAH policies, procedures and
standards.
 Required to establish and maintain acceptable level of attendance.
 Required to perform the duties of the position in a safe and efficient manner.
 Required to assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the work areas.

To apply for this job please visit www.titusvillehospital.org.