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- Atlanta, Georgia
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- 19 May 2023
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About Peachtree Orthopedics: Founded in 1953, Peachtree Orthopedics is the oldest orthopedic practice in the southeast. We've grown over the years, but our high standards of excellence and commitment to quality personalized care have remained the same. Peachtree Orthopedics has been named an AJC Top Workplace for the 5th year in a row! We offer excellent growth and advancement opportunities, foster a compassionate and fun culture, and seek employees who want the same.
The Clinical Athletic Trainer will assist in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a busy Peachtree Orthopedics Surgeon.
Location: Sandy Springs, Midtown, College Park
Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 4:00pm
Job Type: full time
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Escorts patients to exam area.
Performs intake with patients (including medical and other relevant history), documents vital signs, and current medications.
Obtains patient's orthopedic history and orders x-rays.
Schedules diagnostic studies/surgery.
Prepares and assists with injections/aspirations.
Completes all orders for imaging, therapy, surgery, medication, and DME.
Dispenses medication via in-house pharmacy.
Prepares blood, urine, and aspirate specimens for laboratory and completes required forms.
Applies cast, splints, braces as directed by MD or mid-level provider.
Performs dressing changes and removes sutures/staples.
Educates patients on the proper use of DME, surgical precautions, and plan of care.
Serves as liaison between patient and physician answers patient phone calls in a timely manner.
Completes forms for handicap parking permits, FMLA, disability, work/school excuses, and worker's compensation status.
Schedules surgery and coordinates implants or special equipment/biologics with vendors.
Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from four-year college or university
Minimum of one year experience in orthopedics/sports injuries.
Clinic experience preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
American Heart Association's Certification - BLS Certified
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. It is necessary to view and type on computer screens for long periods of time and to work in an environment which can be very stressful.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
- Job Reference: 1010170619-2
- Date Posted: 19 May 2023
- Recruiter: Peachtree Orthopedics
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent