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Job Posting

Trainer - Athletic, FT
The Athletic Trainer will assist athletes with injury recovery, injury prevention, and general development and maintenance of health and fitness.
• Conduct initial assessment of an athlete’s injury or illness
• Determines whether athletes should be referred to physician for specific diagnosis and treatment
• Works collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers
• Provides first aid or emergency care when needed
• Assists athlete in performing and completing rehabilitative exercise
• Evaluates the readiness of athletes to play
• Approves participation in sports when appropriate
• Demonstrates proper use of equipment
• Provides information and instruction to coaches, athletes, parents, medical personnel, or interested members of the community regarding care and prevention of injuries
• Implements comprehensive illness and athletic injury prevention practices.
• Develop/oversee fitness program for middle school athletes
• Provide services for summer athletic camps in Hot Springs
• Attend all Hot Springs High School (HSHS) athletic practices
• Provide clinic hours after school and on site @ HSHS this is to include soap notes for communication with healthcare partners
• Attend all HSHS home events; occasionally some away.
• Provide occasional treatments by appointment during study halls for HSHS student athletes
• Become CPR instructor certified and teach CPR/ELS 2-3 times/month for FRHS staff
• Participate in FRHS committees (wellness committee) as requested
• Develop and oversee Fit kids programs

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or related field from an accredited university athletic training program
• One or two years’ experience in athletic training preferred
• Entry-level graduates with BOC certification will be considered
• Current BOC certification
• Licensed in the state of SD
• CPR certified

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time

Contact Information
Paula Cape - Recruiting / Onboarding Coordinator
Human Resources
1201 South Dakota 71
Hot Springs, SD 57747
Phone: 1-605-745-8910 ext.2141
Fax: 605-745-3957

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Fall River Health Services is a non-profit corporation of professional team members committed to excellent, quality and patient focused healthcare for the whole person. We provide for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the individual, family, and significant others. We are committed to our patients, employees and our public.