The Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC) is responsible for assisting with Kerlan-Jobe Foundation community outreach, injury prevention seminars, and research projects. The ATC will serve the medical practice in a range of clinical duties including: patient education, evaluation, treatment, and management of sports medicine and orthopedic injuries/illnesses and perioperative care. Administrative duties are a large requirement of each team member. Time will be divided between research, informative outreach, clinical and administrative duties.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs clinical skills and delegated tasks within the scope of practice of an ATC.
Assist in research study design, data collection, and data analysis.
Become proficient at collecting data using motion analysis system and force plats
Acquire and maintain CITI certification in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) as per Cedars IRB standards
Perform clerical duties required to submit research manuscripts for publication
Coordinate and participate in community outreach events
Instruct athletes in injury prevention programs during outreach events
Develop and maintain database of local youth athletic teams
Provide education and technical demonstrations to other health care professionals; assists in orienting and mentoring
Clinical duties as assigned to include escort of patients, medical documentation in patient charts, and providing patient education
Coordination of telemedicine evaluations of remote athletes
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.