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Genesis Health System Athletic Trainer in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Athletic Trainer

Department: P. T. Sports Med-Bettendorf

Purpose: To develop strength and conditioning programs, assist the physical therapist with exercise and rehabilitation programs, provide care of athletic injuries that may occur at sporting events and practices, serve as a liaison between athletes, parents, coaches, Athletic Director, physicians and other healthcare professionals.

Report To: Director

Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.

Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies, News Media

POSITION SPECIFICATION

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Field Of Study: Athletic Training

Special Training: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS); Basic Life Support

Training Preferred: Word processing, spreadsheet

Licensure/Registration: Licensed in Iowa

Experience: No experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.

Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 10% or less of their work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes

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