Certified Athletic Trainer Open or Close
This is a full-time position including, but not limited to: athletic training high school outreach and outpatient rehabilitation services.
Job responsibilities include:
- Assistance with in-clinic patient care.
- Coverage of practices, and home/away contests as assigned for local junior college and high school varsity games, and weekly injury clinic for assigned schools.
- Injury prevention, evaluation, management, treatment/referral, and coordination of return to play for all athletic injuries including communication with assigned school orthopedic physician, coaches and parents.
- Marketing/promoting Midwest Orthopaedic Center’s services and programs.
- Inventory/supply ordering; and record keeping.
- Assistance with pre-participation physicals.
- Accurate maintenance/record keeping of student’s health records.
Additional responsibilities include coordinating medical services between team orthopedic physician and other athletic training staff, acting as a liaison between the high school athletic department, coaches, and other medical personnel. Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Director of Rehabilitation and/or athletic training leadership.
Required: An undergraduate degree in athletic training or related field from a CAATE accredited college/university; BOC certification; CPR/AED/First Aid Certified; current Illinois State License, and a member in good standing with the NATA. This position also requires travel and working days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Includes comprehensive and competitive benefits package.
Full-Time Physician Assistant Open or Close
An exempt position responsible for the following:
- Practice medicine with a supervising physician including conducting examinations, writing prescriptions, performing pre/post/intra operative surgical services. Within the physician – physician assistant relationship, PA exercises autonomy in medical decision making and provides a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.
- Work in both Office and Hospital setting.
- Provides first call as scheduled with designated supervising physician as back up. Will be “On Duty” and available to take emergency calls from practice answering service and local hospital Emergency Department and Nursing Floors. Telephones follow up to patients, triage and provide appropriate care as needed.
RN/LPN Open or Close
The nursing staff functions under the general supervision of the director of clinical operations. The designated nursing staff assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care.
The primary nursing staff also assumes accountability for the direction of the clinical assistant. They are to direct the clinical assistant so that the specific needs of each particular physician is meet for their respective clinic.
The nurse accurately assesses patients’ needs by identifying and initiates appropriate nursing interventions. Nursing staff also provides patient and family teaching and works cooperatively with other patient personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing and interdisciplinary teamwork. These functions are carried out according to departmental procedural policy in accordance with the mission and vision of the corporation and consistent with the philosophy of the department.
The nurses accurately work under the direction of the Physician and Physician Assistant. They initiate the flow of patients, order exams as needed, cast, provide proper instruction to patients/family members, update the computer as needed, schedule surgeries in a timely manner and call back patients and other health care workers as soon as time permits. This position requires the nurse to anticipate the needs of others and to work as a team player at all times. The candidate is required to have a one year nursing degree or up to four year nursing degree by a credited college. The nurse needs to be licensed by the State of Illinois and must present documentation at the time of employment.