Clinic Athletic Trainer 1 - Doral
University of Miami

Doral, Florida

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The University of Miami Health System at Doral has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Clinic Athletic Trainer 1 in the Department of Ortho Sports Medicine with a hire date of June 2024. The Clinic Athletic Trainer 1 (H) works as an athletic trainer in a physician practice and may be assigned to various locations and providers within the Department of Orthopedics to assist with the care of patients. The Clinic Athletic Trainer 1 (H) has direct patient contact under the supervision of attending physicians to evaluate and treat medical and musculoskeletal pathology. The incumbent possesses the clinical evaluation and educational skills expected of an athletic trainer to provide patient-centered care effectively.

The University of Miami Health System will soon open the second phase to our state-of-the-art facility in Downtown Doral that serves as a western hub for our distinguished regional network of ambulatory services. This 160,000 square foot expansion will continue to bring world-class academic medicine, cutting-edge technology, and innovative treatment options to the rapidly growing Doral community. UHealth at Doral will have services through the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, and the Desai Sethi Urology Institute, as well as specialties such as cardiology, endocrinology, otolaryngology, gastroenterology, dermatology, and more. The expansion will provide residents with innovative, specialized medical services in the heart of their community. Once complete, UHealth at Doral will have 8 operating rooms, 3 endoscopy procedure rooms, 33 cancer treatment bays, over 60 multidisciplinary exam rooms, and supporting ancillary services like imaging, lab, and respiratory therapy. UHealth at Doral will open in September, 2024.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Conducts comprehensive or episodic health history and physical assessment of patients with acute, chronic, or potential injuries and illnesses.
  • Takes a thorough history, including but not limited to: chief complaint, vitals, pain score, mechanism of injury, past medical history, and review of systems.
  • Performs an appropriate physical examination, including but not limited to: range of motion testing, strength/manual muscle testing, neurovascular and sensation testing, palpation, special and ligamentous testing, and functional testing.
  • Presents cases to attending physicians including any available imaging results.
  • Appropriately transcribes, enters, and executes standing orders at the direction of the supervising physician within the limits of the practice agreement/scope of practice, including but not limited to: radiographs, MRIs, EMGs, CT scans, ultrasounds, physical therapy, injection procedures, braces, lab work, medication, and physician referrals.
  • Provides patient education including answering questions and instructing on rehabilitation exercises.
  • Fits patients with splints, crutches, braces, wraps, and other orthopedic appliances/DMEs and educates on proper use. Provides proper information to the bracing company for billing.
  • Performs wound care, gait training, and casting application and removal. Removes sutures and provides dressing changes to post-operative patients.
  • Aids the supervising physician in preparing for and administering injections including but not limited to timeouts, preparing, and securing signatures on patient informed consents, and preparing supplies.
  • Completes surgical booking sheets before surgery at the attending surgeon's direction and serves as liaison between patient, surgeon, and surgical coordinator.
  • Communicates with patients, other staff, and providers regarding patient care and questions and document in the electronic medical record.
  • Assists attending physicians with paperwork for patients such as medical leave forms or workers' compensation documentation.
  • Assists in maintaining the orderly and professional appearance of the clinic and filters clinic schedules based on provider-specific criteria.
  • Assists physicians and clinic staff with filing charges, billing, and insurance authorizations and appeals as needed.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelor's degree in relevant field

Certification and Licensing:

Certified Athletic Trainer - Board of Certification (BOC) Required

Experience:

No experience required

Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:

• Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.

• Ability to lead, motivate, develop, and train others.

• Commitment to the University's core values.

• Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

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The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:
Full time

Employee Type:
Staff

Pay Grade:
H6


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