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Verified Pay $60,000 - $75,000 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Newark, New Jersey

About this job

Athletic Trainer

Provide athletic trainer services and applicable administrative tasks to persons and organizations affiliated with JAG Athletic Training outreach athletic training contracts. The athletic trainer (AT) will practice said profession within the parameters of their state of practice AT license bylaws and will follow both the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics as set forth by the National Athletic Trainers Association and Board of Certification. These duties, set forth below, are based on the needs of the contracted organization and JAG Athletic Training Services and should not be considered all-inclusive. The Athletic Training Leadership team, as necessary, shall modify the duties.

Who We Are:

JAG Physical Therapy's care-first model of rehabilitation may be the change you are looking for! JAG Physical Therapy, a comprehensive outpatient, orthopedic physical therapy company with 100 facilities throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, is seeking compassionate and motivated individuals to join our winning team! JAG has been honored by the area's top publications as the best in the business based on growth and outcomes and is considered the Gold Standard for physical therapy care by the Metro area's largest healthcare systems and insurance providers.

What You'll Love About Us:
  • Competitive Pay
  • Up to $5,000 sign-on bonus including relocation reimbursement up to $ 2,500
  • Team of full-time and per diem athletic trainers to assist JAG Athletic Training contracted site athletic trainer
  • Annual PTO, Sick Time, Holiday Pay
  • 401K (with match after 1 year)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and other voluntary life and health benefits
  • Professional Development Support
    1. Athletic Training Mentorship
    2. In-house education initiatives
    3. Continuing Education Reimbursement
    4. Exclusive access to complimentary Continuing Education credits
    5. Supportive Leadership
  • Tuition discounts for employees and their families
  • Discounted CPR certification rates
  • Company discounts
    1. TicketsATWork
    2. LifeMart
    3. Employee Assistance Program

What You'll Need:
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Athletic Training (CAATE Approved program) and completion of the BOC certification
  • Maintain the BOC-required 50 CEU's per certification period (every two years)
  • Licensed by the State of New York as an Athletic Trainer
  • Current BLS certification
  • Maintain Personal Liability Insurance
  • Flexibility and adaptability necessary to adjust to fluid situations is a must

What You'll Do:
  • Establish and maintain an effective athletic training program for the contracted JAG Athletic Training organization
    1. This includes a functional athletic training room with an updated, site-specific policies and procedures manual
  • Provide AT services for athletic events and competition
  • Coordinates, manages, and implements the medical and risk management of all athletes, inclusive of preventative care (taping, bracing, etc.), emergency care (CPR, first aid, etc.), and maintains health records for athletes affiliated with contracted organization
  • Demonstrates speed, efficiency, and flexibility in the provisions of care, utilizing effective critical thinking skills
  • Documentation of injury, illness, treatment, rehabilitation, etc., in adherence with the JAG Athletic Training policy and state of licensure professional practice standards
  • Creates and maintains a safe playing environment by monitoring and controlling environmental risks
  • Provide in-services and educational programs to local schools, coaches, athletes, and communities on health & fitness related topics
  • Utilizes effective communication skills to involve athlete, family, and others as necessary and appropriate in plan of care (within HIPPA/FERPA guidelines)
  • Responsible for collaborating with other JAG professionals in programs such as Physical Therapy and physician-related services
  • Regularly communicate with the supervising physician pertaining to standard operating procedures, developed in agreement with the supervising physician and covering AT, which the AT follows when not directly supervised by the physician
  • When not at the assigned outreach location, the AT will assist with departmental administrative duties and day-to-day operations including small group service line process improvement and growth projects as well as providing assistance to JAG Physical Therapy clinics and JAG Athletic Training partner sites
  • Collaborate with the physical therapy service team in clinics to assist with daily operations
  • Collaborate with marketing and promotional initiatives, and contribute to departmental improvement and growth projects
  • Utilize clinical critical thinking and demonstrate ability to translate plans into action keeping in mind both short- and long-term goals and outcomes
  • Oversee the ordering of AT supplies and equipment pertaining to the athletic training department and maintain an up-to-date inventory
  • Other duties as assigned

Important Disclaimer Notice:

The above statements are only intended to represent the essential job functions and general nature of the work being performed and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an Employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require Employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change. This job description is not a guarantee of employment. What you'll love about us section is based on full time employment with the company and is not guaranteed based on employment type.

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Posting ID: 933312648 Posted: 2024-06-09 Job Title: Head Athletic Trainer Monsignor