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Athletic Trainer (Orthopedics/West -PRN)

IU Health Physicians Support Services
Date Posted
05 June, 2024
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Part Time
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Requisition Number
374211
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Athletic Trainer (Orthopedics/West -PRN)

Job Description

Overview

This individual will be working with providers(s) in an outpatient clinic under the supervision of the clinic/practice manager and provider(s). The ATC will perform duties associated with direct patient care in accordance with the organization standards. The ATC will assist the providers with in-office procedures, treatments, casting, patient education, and assuring efficient patient flow. Patient education will range from explaining next steps in the treatment plan, to educate patients through a home exercise program or bracing. This individual may perform computerized provider order entry per provider. The ATC participates in decision-making, teaching, mentoring, and collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to advance the patient plan of care, achieve set outcomes and enhance operational efficiency. This position may perform duties associated with symptom-management, direct in-clinic patient care, telehealth patient care, quality improvement activities and other duties as assigned.

Job Duties:

Clinic or procedure chart prepping:

              - Reviewing scheduled patients to ensure they are scheduled with the correct provider 

              - Calling for imaging to be pushed to the IU Health cloud for provider access. 

              - Reviewing previous exams (imaging, labs, etc) or provider appointments 

- Rooming: vitals, history, physical exam (range of motion evaluations, special testing for respective area, evaluation of visual changes), presenting differential diagnoses to physician

- Ordering x-ray exams based on provider protocol 

- Placing needed orders per provider in the EMR for PT, MRI/CT, lab work, etc.

- Managing incoming and outgoing referrals 

- Preparing and assisting with in office procedures (Injections, aspirations, ultrasound exams, PRP, etc.)

- Triaging and addressing patient calls and portal messages

- Manage paperwork including, but not limited to FMLA, disability, workers comp, etc.

- Creating, demonstrating, and prescribing a home exercise program 

- Coordinating communication between the physical therapy and providers

- Communicating with outreach athletic trainers to assist in facilitating student athlete appointments 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Casting/splinting
  • Staple or stitch removal 
  • Wound care
  • Patient education
  • DME
  • Prior authorization management 
  • Scheduling Assistance as needed
  • Prescription Education and Review

 Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Athletic Training is required.
• Indiana State Athletic Training Licensure or eligible required.
• Must be a Board of Certification (BOC) Certified Athletic Trainer.
• AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers or Red Cross Professional Rescuer required.
• Other certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
• 0-3 years of experience required.
 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Athletic Trainer (Orthopedics/West -PRN) Role

Overview

This individual will be working with providers(s) in an outpatient clinic under the supervision of the clinic/practice manager and provider(s). The ATC will perform duties associated with direct patient care in accordance with the organization standards. The ATC will assist the providers with in-office procedures, treatments, casting, patient education, and assuring efficient patient flow. Patient education will range from explaining next steps in the treatment plan, to educate patients through a home exercise program or bracing. This individual may perform computerized provider order entry per provider. The ATC participates in decision-making, teaching, mentoring, and collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to advance the patient plan of care, achieve set outcomes and enhance operational efficiency. This position may perform duties associated with symptom-management, direct in-clinic patient care, telehealth patient care, quality improvement activities and other duties as assigned.

Job Duties:

Clinic or procedure chart prepping:

              - Reviewing scheduled patients to ensure they are scheduled with the correct provider 

              - Calling for imaging to be pushed to the IU Health cloud for provider access. 

              - Reviewing previous exams (imaging, labs, etc) or provider appointments 

- Rooming: vitals, history, physical exam (range of motion evaluations, special testing for respective area, evaluation of visual changes), presenting differential diagnoses to physician

- Ordering x-ray exams based on provider protocol 

- Placing needed orders per provider in the EMR for PT, MRI/CT, lab work, etc.

- Managing incoming and outgoing referrals 

- Preparing and assisting with in office procedures (Injections, aspirations, ultrasound exams, PRP, etc.)

- Triaging and addressing patient calls and portal messages

- Manage paperwork including, but not limited to FMLA, disability, workers comp, etc.

- Creating, demonstrating, and prescribing a home exercise program 

- Coordinating communication between the physical therapy and providers

- Communicating with outreach athletic trainers to assist in facilitating student athlete appointments 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Casting/splinting
  • Staple or stitch removal 
  • Wound care
  • Patient education
  • DME
  • Prior authorization management 
  • Scheduling Assistance as needed
  • Prescription Education and Review

  • qualifications__list
     Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Athletic Training is required.
  •  Indiana State Athletic Training Licensure or eligible required.
  •  Must be a Board of Certification (BOC) Certified Athletic Trainer.
  •  AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers or Red Cross Professional Rescuer required.
  •  Other certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  •  0-3 years of experience required.
     

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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