Athletic Trainer/Physician Extender Job
Regions Hospital - Saint Paul, MN

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Athletic Trainer/Physician Extender

Job ID: 27456
Department: Orthopedics Clinic - RHSC
City: St. Paul, MN
Location: RH - St Paul Specialty Ctr 435 Bldg
Position Type: Full-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule: M-F Days, occasional evenings/weekends
Shift: Day
Hrs/Pay Period: 80

Job Description:

Position Summary:

A member of a multi-disciplinary team in a specialized orthopaedic and musculoskeletal clinic, this individual is responsible for safe and effective direct delivery of patient care including triage, physician extender duties, casting, coordinating patient services, instructing self-care and home programs and athletic training duties.

MINIMUM Qualifications:


Bachelors Degree with specialization in Athletic Training.

Masters Degree and experience as a physician extender preferred.


A minimum of 3 years experience as an athletic trainer preferred.

Knowledge, Skills

& Abilities:

* Competent with all customary athletic training skills and abilities

* Ability to recognition and evaluate orthopaedic and musculoskeletal injuries

* Ability to apply and remove casts and braces for a variety of orthopaedic injuries

* Knowledge of follow up care and instructions for common orthopaedic conditions

* Ability to learn job skills as determined by clinic providers

* Skilled in First Aide

* Ability to recognize injuries and refer to a multi-disciplinary team

* Ability to apply documentation skills within an integrated electronic health record

* Strong organizational skills

* Effective verbal and written communication skills


Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC). Must be registered or eligible (and obtained within 6 months of hire) in the State of Minnesota for Athletic Trainers.

Membership of the National Athletic Training Association preferred.

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