Athletic Trainer

Location: WK Medical Center
Department: Outpatient - Outpatient-Contributions
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Date Posted: 12/5/2018
Description: Willis-Knighton Health System is seeking applications for a full time Athletic Trainer. The position involves working with local athletes at the high school, collegiate as well as during community events. The trainer would implement treatment plans for injuries, including modalities as appropriate. Additionally, the trainer would perform on-field assessments and emergency care to injured athletes at events as needed. This individual would work closely with fellow athletic trainers to cover events, as well as with the Sports Medicine Medical Director and the team physicians. This position will require team travel as well as some night, weekend, and holiday hours. The applicant should demonstrate the ability to work in a professional environment, be well organized, be capable of working autonomously as well as part of a team, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. The candidate must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the LA State Board of Medical Examiners and have a current National Athletic Training Association certification and experience is preferred.  The candidate will also be required to attend a hospital wide orientation as well as a more department focused orientation upon hire. 

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