Athletic Trainer

Evaluates, plans, instructs, and monitors athletic training programs to help athletes prevent damage, restore function, and reach maximum level of independence. Evaluating athletes’ sports related injuries, physical conditions, and needs; recommending a scientific care plan to include schedule, treatment programs, and related education based on their capabilities and limitations. Utilizing appropriate assistive devices to protect athletes from injury; Explaining and updating safety rules governing daily training, recreational activities, and the use of professional exercise equipment. Implementing and monitoring athletic training programs for rehabilitation and reconditioning according to athlete's diagnosis and real-time condition. Documenting and interpreting appropriate information gathered from a variety of sources, including the medical record, physician, and family. Utilize appropriate testing/evaluation techniques to assess injuries (including concussions). May perform concussion testing (neurocognitive, balance, vestibular/oculomotor).

Job Requirements:
  • Supervise assistant athletic trainers and student athletic trainers
  • Serve as athletic trainer for sports assigned by lead athletic trainer
  • Maintain records of athletic injuries
  • Conduct athletic training/sports medicine workshops
  • Educate student athletes regarding athletic injuries, treatment, and rehabilitation
  • Use assigned athletic training equipment
  • Maintain athletic training supplies and inventory
  • Provide supervision and training to student athletic trainers
Sanford Health
Full time
Fargo, ND 58103, US