Certified Athletic Trainer


Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Orthopaedics
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: PRN
Posting #: 849378
Posted On: 7/5/2024

Position Summary

Posting Note: **PRN, Days of week vary to include weekends: 7am-10pm**

This position completes the tasks assigned and the duties that are pertinent to patient care both in the orthopaedic clinic and/or outside the clinic. Outside the clinic, the athletic trainer provides support to local high schools and athletic teams, attends games and competitions, and evaluates injuries to determine their management and possible referral to the physicians. In the clinic, the athletic trainer will provide assistance to the orthopaedic practitioners and other staff members with the care and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions.

Position Duties

  1. Collaborates with the physician regarding patient`s plan of care.
  2. Applies and removes casts, changes dressings, and removes sutures/staples as directed by the presiding practitioner. The employee documents actions taken, supplies used, techniques utilized, related measurements, etc. in the patient`s electronic medical record according to PCH policy.
  3. Instructs patients with home exercise programs and monitors patient`s physical therapy progress including gait training, theraputic exercises, rehabilitation, and conditioning programs. Provides patient education materials.
  4. Assists providers with the application, adjustment and removal of splints, slings and other orthopedic DME related appliances.
  5. Assists clinical staff with the operation of the clinic, including rooming patients, order entry (under the supervision of the physician), physical therapy scheduling, injection preparation, general paperwork and chart preparation.
  6. Prepares athletes for practice or competition, including taping, bracing, and bandaging. Attends games, competitions, and tournaments. Evaluates injuries to determine their management and possible referral to the physicians.
  7. Markets the PCH sports medicine program under the direction of the physicians.
  8. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor`s degree in Athletic Training, Sports Medicine or related field.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Three years or more orthopaedic experience.
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current Arizona Athletic Trainer License.
2. Current Athletic Trainer Certification from the NATA Board of Certification.
3. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association.
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Standing - Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Walking - Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Frequently
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places - Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels - Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
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