UPMC Athletic Trainer - Winchester Thurston in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
UPMC Sports Medicine is one of the nation’s largest employers of athletic trainers with approximately 200 staff members. We have several exciting opportunities working in the outreach setting. More than 90 pro, college, and high school organizations in Western and Central Pennsylvania turn to us for athletic training services.
This position will be based at Winchester Thurston.
As a staff member in our program, you will be part of a team led by world-renowned sports medicine experts that work in state-of-the-art facilities. We have comprehensive physician, imaging, physical therapy, concussion, nutrition, and sports performance services that serve as resources to you.
SIGN-ON BONUS Available!
External/qualified candidates will receive $10,000 with a 2-year commitment for eligible locations.
Provides athletic training services following the rules and regulations of the National Athletic Trainers Association Code of Ethics, BOC Standards of Professional Practice, Pennsylvania State Practice Act and Pennsylvania Rules & Regulations for Licensed Athletic Trainers, and UPMC system-wide and Athletic Training & Development department-specific Policies and Procedures.
Provides evaluations, establishes plans of care, and selects appropriate treatment and rehabilitation interventions.
Presents one in-service education program annually according to established departmental guidelines.
Maintains, completes and submits appropriate electronic and written incident documentation for the contracted organization per departmental policies and procedures.
Proactive in building relationships with UPMC services (CRS facilities, neuropsychologists, physicians, etc)
Participates in professional growth and development related to the field of sports medicine to further his/her knowledge
Provides athletic training services within contractual guidelines utilizing UPMC and site-specific Written Protocol and adhering to Written Physician Agreements
Participates in athletic training services at special events sponsored by UPMC Sports Medicine .
Participates in community education programming approved by UPMC Sports Medicine.
Minimum of a Bachelor of Science or Art degree.
Ability to quickly establish rapport with students, physicians, staff and co-workers.
Highly organized and able to prioritize assignments.
Reliable transportation and willingness to travel to worksites within local area required
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Certified as an athletic trainer by the Board of Certification (BOC).
Licensed as an athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Emergency Cardiac Care based on AHA standards including both didactic and skills demonstrations. Course must include following areas: adult & pediatric CPR, AED, airway obstruction, 2nd rescuer CPR and barrier devices (e.g., pocket mask, bag valve mask). Proof of course completion must be presented within 30 days of hire.
Act 114 PDE FBI Clearance OR Act 73
Act 33 with renewal
Act 34 with renewal
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
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