Athletic Trainer

Etna, Ohio

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 782628

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 32 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1400 / Week

Posted Date: 5/20/2024

Etna, Ohio

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 32 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1400 / Week

Job ID: 782628

Posted Date: 5/20/2024

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Position Description:

The Injury Prevention Specialist (IPS) analyzes tasks for potentialergonomic and safety issues, performs

biomechanical and ergonomic assessments, provides first aid care toinjured employees, and executes

other injury prevention activities. IPSs will proactively observeergonomic practices and educate to

improve technique prior to the onset of soreness or injury.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides triage, first aid and/ or referral to outside medicalprovider, if indicated
  • Maintains records of first aid care provided to associates
  • Minimizes the risk of injury of employees through awareness, educationand intervention
  • Attends and participates in meetings to lead daily stretching routines
  • Understands, learns and communicates the proper techniques on how toprevent soft tissue injuries
  • Evaluates trends in soft tissue injuries and develop action items toaddress injury trends
  • Provides daily activity logs to the safety team and senior leadershipteam
  • Provides analysis of all onsite incidents on a monthly basis includingrecommendations on how to reduce the risk and severity of injuries
  • Provides accommodation recommendations related to job placement for allemployees on restrictions given by a medical provider
  • Understands and learns each department/ job functions to fullyunderstand the body mechanics involved in every task. Be actively involved withimprovements to the standard work process
  • Provides coaching on observed at-risk work habits
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Certification as applicable per client requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • CPR certification required
  • TB / Chest X-ray results
  • Experience in an occupational setting
  • Certified to Teach First Aid, CPR, AED training preferred
  • Experience with an industrial wellness program preferred
  • Experience working with Worker’s Compensation preferred
  • Management / training experience preferred
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriateindividuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients)via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may berequired
  • Computer proficiency required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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