Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.
Responsible for a continuum of services providing care to patients requiring mobility training and strengthening. Utilizes rehab process to promote and restore optimal health and well-being of the patient.
Minimum Education Requirements
Master's Degree in Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology or other related field.
Minimum Experience Requirements
2 year's experience as an athletic trainer
Experience with professional athletic preferred
Current Certification by the board of Certification for Athletic Trainers Current
Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart
Registered as an Athletic trainer
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Responsible for all aspects of day to day health care and health care administration for the players*
Attend practices and games including away games and traveling during the pre-season, in season and post season*
Provide, maintenance programs and preventative workout programs throughout the year for players to bring back from an injury or prevent an injury*
Communicate with coaches and managers as needed for injury updates*
Maintain accurate records*
Pre-season concussion testing and education*
Schedule medical appointments for the players*
Write policies, procedures and emergency action plans*
Treat athletic injuries (chronic and acute), including prevention, assessment*
Conduct an initial assessment of an athlete's injury or illness in order to provide emergency or continued care, and to determine whether they should be referred to physicians for definitive diagnosis and treatment*
Apply protective or injury preventive devices such as tape, bandages, or braces to body parts such as ankles, fingers, or wrists*
Evaluate athletes' readiness to play, and provide participation clearances when necessary and warranted*
Performs a variety of best practice and evidence based therapeutic interventions to address the unique rehabilitation needs of each patient. Establishes appropriate treatment plan with measurable and attainable goals and time frames by collaborating with patient, family and other members of the health care team including discharge planning. Selects and implements therapy activities per plan of care to ensure that patient, family and therapy goals are met.*
Recognizes individual limitations and capabilities and utilizes available resources. Evaluates patients' learning style and appropriately teaches patients skills and techniques required for participation in physical therapy.*
Evaluates assigned patients and develops treatment plans including specific goals and activities, reassessing and modifying plans as necessary based on patient's current level of function and makes appropriate disposition recommendations.*
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
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