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Athletic Trainer, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, LA

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Job Details

This job assumes responsibility for and plans, organizes and conducts the athletic trainer program based upon management direction and physician’s evaluation and assessment The Athletic Trainer I maintains injury logs and communicates response to prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation to the advanced practice clinician or physician and participates in the development of clinic and community based rehabilitation and training in conjunction with the physicians in the Sports Medicine Institute. The Athletic Trainer I participates in in-services and continuing education programs on athletic training procedures as well as in clinical education, research, and professional paper writing.


Required - Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training

Work Experience

Preferred - Master's degree in Athletic Training

Required - None.


Required - C urrent Athletic Trainer License in state of practice
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

Preferred - Dual License In Louisiana And Mississippi.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
  • Must be able to tolerate temperature of 100 degrees or more for three hours during outdoor events

Job Duties
  • Prepares age and prognosis appropriate prevention, treatment and rehabilitation under the supervision of the physician/advanced practice clinician.
  • Performs on-field immediate care for injury, recommending physician or therapy follow up.
  • Maintains injury log per contractual agreement and documents per policy and procedure manual.
  • Maintains state license and certification.
  • Assists in the day-to-day operations.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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