Athletic Trainer & Strength Coach
Coralville, IA

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Coralville, IA 52241
United States

Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time
Travel
Some Travel
Job Description
BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY:

Provide athletic training services within Performance Therapies, P.C. and to local high schools.  This position also aids in strength and conditioning duties as well as with front desk responsibilities.

CHARACTERISTICS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

1.  Athletic Training 
Assess an athlete's injury or illness, providing emergency treatment and, if necessary, referring the patient to a physician for further care
Use physical therapy equipment, techniques, exercise and taping/bracing to treat patients
Evaluate an athlete's ability to return to his or her sport
Instruct athletes, parents and coaches in the prevention of injuries
Communicate with parents on concerns they have expressed
Apply tape, bandages, or braces to athlete's body parts in order to prevent injuries
Collaborate on treatment plans with physicians and other healthcare professionals
Provide free screens to health club members
Provide coverage for athletic events and in the training room
Document services provided (evaluations, treatments, consultation, etc.)
Other duties as assigned
 
2.  Strength and Conditioning
Build relationships with athletes
Give coaching cues during training
Administer weight workouts as well as speed and agility workouts
Lead team, small group and individual training sessions
Document training plans and athletes’ performance
Assist with sports performance testing and combines
Collaborate with peers on new training ideas
Seek to understand individual athlete’s goals
Use personal experience to give relevance of training
Give ideas on injury prevention and muscle care
Create an enjoyable but productive atmosphere
Other duties as assigned

3.  Front Desk
Perform reception duties such as, but not limited to, greeting and assisting visitors; answering phone promptly in a professional and courteous manner; receiving and conveying messages to appropriate individuals in writing, electronically and verbally; assigning and monitoring patients flow into treatment rooms
Assist with and make sure all inpatient admissions and outpatient forms are accurately completed and entered in the computer. Locate and obtain any missing information to complete the patient data
Act as a liaison between patients and physical therapists, health care professionals and insurance carriers
Contact insurance companies to check each patient’s coverage and restrictions for physical therapy services
Scan, file and fax documents as required 
Maintain a clean, safe, and well organized reception and work area
Maintain a positive attitude and contribute toward a quality work environment 
Other duties as assigned 

Job Requirements
REQUIREMENTS:

- A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office computer software applications, especially Excel
- Must be detail-oriented
- Must be a team player
- Must be able to self-starter and be able to work independently without supervision
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks
- Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with diverse individuals



CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Certified Athletic Training (ATC) through the NATA
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA

Email resume to jobs@perfther.com
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