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The MGB Center for Sports Medicine is an exciting new initiative to build a nationally recognized and regional leader in sports medicine. It combines broad existing set of sports medicine capabilities across the MGB system (academic medical centers, community hospitals, physical therapy/rehab network) with a targeted incremental investment program to expand and grow the business
The Athletic Trainer provides medical coverage of athletic training room duties and athletic events for a local high school athletic program. They will be responsible for assessing injured athletes and provide appropriate medical treatment. The Athletic Trainer will collaborate with the Director of Athletics and Team Physician for the assigned program.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Comprehensive management of Sports Medicine Program at the assigned program (high school)
• Provision of immediate assessment and care for injuries for the school's interscholastic athletic teams
• Plan, implement, evaluate and modify appropriate preconditioning, conditioning and reconditioning programs for athletes as defined in MGL c. 112, s. 23A. Review all pre-participation medical forms and information relevant to student-athletes' initial medical clearance to participate in interscholastic athletic program
• Providing athletic training services to student athletes participating in sports (games and practices) held at home sites and away sites.
• Coordinating practice/event coverage for the Athletic Department. Communication with appropriate parties regarding the schedule of events for the athletic department.
• Communicating with athletic administration, coaches, parents, primary care physicians, and specialists regarding injury diagnosis, treatment, injury trends, medical and health alerts, etc. as needed regarding specific athletes
• Document and track athletic injuries via the established documentation system and manages database of injury incidence.
• Designs, implements and carries out injury prevention programs with student athletes, based on sport specific injury trend reports
• Use/s the Mass General Brigham values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration
• Other duties as assigned
• BOC Certification and MA Licensure as an Athletic Trainer required
• Bachelor's Degree required
• 1-3 years of relevant experience preferred
Skills, Abilities and Competencies
Accurately documents objective information in medical record or appropriate system of record. Follows school, hospital, and athletic department regulations, policies and procedures for infection control, equipment safety, confidentiality, fire and disaster plans. Demonstrates tact, good judgment, and timeliness in communications.
• Work on-site at assigned high school
Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.
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