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Cedars-Sinai Athletic Trainer Certified - SMOG in Santa Monica, California

The Athletic Trainer, Certified (ATC) is responsible for assisting with Kerlan-Jobe Foundation community outreach, injury prevention seminars, and research projects. The ATC will serve the Kerlan-Jobe medical practice in a variety of clinical duties including: patient education, evaluation, treatment, and management of sports medicine and orthopedic injuries/illnesses and perioperative care. Administrative duties are a large requirement of each team member.

Primary Duties and Responsibiliies:

  • Performs clinical skills and delegated tasks within the scope of practice of an ATC

  • Assist in research study design, data collection, and data analysis.

  • Become proficient at collecting data using motion analysis system and force plats

  • Coordinate and participate in community outreach events

  • Instruct athletes in injury prevention programs during outreach events

  • Provide education and technical demonstrations to other health care professionals; assists in orienting and mentoring

  • Clinical duties as assigned to include escort of patients, medical documentation in patient charts, and providing patient education

  • Coordination of telemedicine evaluations of remote athletes

  • Escort (or transport, if required) patients to appropriate exam rooms. Gather documents and record patient history and progress. Relay patient information to appropriate provider

  • Medical documentation to include input into patient charts of review of systems, history, medications, allergies, and outside studies

  • Monitor the patient flow to ensure that the clinic maximizes room usage and optimal patient care; assisting them to x-ray, patient-education rooms, or scheduling desk as needed

  • Obtain all special study reports and physical therapy progress reports prior to the provider going in to see the patient.

  • Maintain the exam rooms in a clean, orderly and adequately stocked manner at all times

  • Maintain documents, supplies and the working environment to ensure the effective and efficient functioning of the clinic

  • Educate pre-operative patients in the areas of surgical procedures and signs and symptoms to monitor during the post-surgical phase

  • Transcribe prescription refill requests and communicates requests to physician/physician assistant

Education:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Athletic Training Program required

Master's Degree preferred

License/Certification:

BLS from the American Heart Association and/or the American Red Cross required

Athletic Trainer Certification required

Orthopedic Technologist, Certified or RSA-O preferred

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (RSCS) preferred

Experience:

One year experience working as a certified athletic trainer in a traditional or orthopedic setting preferred

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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