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Athletic Trainer

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Job ID: 84960
Location: Rocky Mount, NC
Facility/Division: Nash UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

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Summary:
This certified Athletic Trainer position, while employed by UNC Health Nash, supports the UNC Health Nash Sports Medicine Program, a collaboration which exists to serve the student athletes of Nash County Public Schools. 

The athletic trainer has an atypical work schedule, as the position must be available on a scheduled basis for varsity and junior varsity athletic activities as coordinated by the Nash County Public Schools Athletic Director. These activities include in-school trainings, after-school practices, home games, responding to injuries and illness, and assisting in educational seminars and similar programs. 

The position requires that the applicant possesses the clinical evaluation and educational skills expected of an athletic trainer working in a physician extender role. The athletic trainer is responsible for the following functions regarding athletic injuries prevention, assessment, treatment, and reconditioning as set forth by the NATA Board of certification. The athletic trainer will demonstrate proper taping, strapping, bracing, and fitting of athletic equipment. The athletic trainer will carry out all prescribed treatments and recommendations by the team/program/event physician. This position works as an embedded member in a school system’s athletic program where clinical supervision is limited, but has ready access (by phone) to the overseeing physician as well as a team of local orthopedic providers. The athletic trainer shadows with orthopedic providers at Carolina Regional Orthopedics and UNC Orthopedics at Nash, as time allows, for purposes of enhancing education and experience for the benefit of the program.

Responsibilities:

  • Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion
  • Examination, Assessment, and Diagnosis
  • Immediate & Emergency Care
  • Therapeutic Intervention
  • Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility

Other information:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline.
  • Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) certification 
  • Licensed as an Athletic Trainer by the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners or license eligible. 
  • BLS for healthcare providers. 
  • One (1) year of experience as an athletic trainer preferred. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the use of relevant medical terminology.


Job Details

Legal Employer: Nash Hospitals

Entity: Nash UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: NGH Marketing & Communications

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Variable: Flexible, based on needs of high school athletic program (requires some night/weekend availability)

Location of Job: NASH HC

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes


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