WorkCare

  • Athletic Trainer

    Job Locations US-OH-Van Wert
    Job ID
    2019-1242
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    About WorkCare: 

     

    Our mission is Protecting and Promoting Employee Health – from Hire to Retire.

     

    WorkCare, Inc., is a physician-owned national occupational health service company founded in 1984. We currently serve more than 1 million client employees across the U.S and abroad with integrated employee health management solutions that include Incident Intervention™ 24/7 telephonic injury triage and return-to-work follow-up; On-site Services; Medical Exams & Travel program management; Consulting Occupational Physicians; Leave & Disability Clinical Support; and preventive interventions including wellness education, industrial athlete/athletic trainer programs, industrial  massage and bio-ergonomic assessments.

     

    We are currently looking for a Full Time Athletic Trainer (ATC) to work at a client site in Van Wert, OH.

    Responsibilities

      

    • Provide triage, first-aid, education and/or escalation of care if needed
    • Facilitate on-going communication with all parties involved in managing an injury case
    • Support the injured employee, monitor medical care, promote efficient reporting and participate in accident investigation
    • Assist in finding temporarily modified work in compliance with physical restrictions
    • Help employees prevent repetitive, cumulative and overuse type musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses
    • Conduct ergonomic analysis in order to provide recommendations on workstation modifications
    • Provide on-the-job education and coaching to help workers achieve and maintain physical resilience through optimizing body mechanics and postural habits
    • Assist employees in achieving sustained lifestyle improvements in areas such as nutritional health, physical fitness and stress management
    • Address and mitigate risks related to workers’ total health, therefore reducing the risk of job-related injuries and illnesses
    • Develop job-specific agility routines  and programs to be implemented in a preventative method
    • Minimize risk of injury through awareness, education, ergonomic recommendations and first-aid
    • Proactively engage with employees at their work location
    • Maintain records of triage, ergonomic assessment, first-aid care, and education provided
    • Gain full understanding of the site operations, work-flow, processes and employees in order to make recommendations for preventing musculoskeletal injuries from occurring

     

    Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education, or related field required
      • NATABOC Certified, in good standing
      • Board of Medicine licensed Athletic Trainer within the state of Ohio, in good standing
      • Must hold CPR certification
      • At least 3 years’ athletic training experience
      • Experience in orthopedics, wellness, industrial/occupational health or ergonomic experience a plus
      • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality 
      • Critical thinking skills a must 
      • Ability to work independently and make decisions in accordance to company policy and procedures 
      • Take initiative on issues that arise daily 
      • Able to manage multiple priorities 
      • Must have the ability to maintain a professional approach with others in job-demanding, multitasking and/or project support situations 
      • Ability to create and edit written materials 
      • Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences 
      • Have the skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities 
      • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports 
      • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
      • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and have the ability to learn new software as needed

     

    EOE/M/F/D/V

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