The licensed Athletic Trainer assists in executing established program policies and procedures and assumes responsibility for maintaining program standards. The ATC will work in concert with the physical therapists in the maintenance and operations of the physical therapy department and work with the return to play population of patients as instructed by the PT supervisor. This role is a combination of assisting at times as an aide in the PT space and working with the patient as instructed by the PT. Also, when allocated to the school setting the ATC is an extension of the supervising physician and is to be compliant with the supervising physician's standing orders implementing medical and risk management of all persons covered within these orders. In the school setting, the ATC should regularly consult and communicate with the supervising physical therapist or physician on the medical management of each athlete as needed. As determined by the supervising physical therapist, the ATC is available to assist in coverage for offsite games and/or practices with contracted schools and organizations and offers flexibility to cover varying shifts including nights, weekends, coverage of special events, and tournament coverage. The ATC is responsible for following established plans of care with contracted schools and affiliations at all times. The ATC will assist in evaluation and education and in organizing and providing community programs on or offsite while establishing and/or maintaining communication with physical therapist, physician practices, schools and various institutions. The ATC Provides coverage of the sports injury clinic (when needed) under the guidance of physician supervision and has the ability to help cover Morahan Screening programs where needed. ATC will also assist with the promotion and execution of tactics of enhancing referrals to the Physical Therapy department, Sports Medicine Institute, the Morahan Center, and all Physical therapy and Barnabas Health Ancillary Services as it relates to athletic injury.
OUR MISSION, VISION & VALUES:
Employees of Saint Barnabas Medical Center are committed to exemplifying the Standards of - Exceptional Communication, Compassionate Care, Outstanding Teamwork, Professional Integrity and Ownership & Accountability - creating an environment of C ompassionate C are, H ealthcare E xcellence and S uperior S ervice (CCHESS) for all that enter our facility. If you share the commitment, dedication and drive meet the CCHESS challenge, we welcome your application.
Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), located at 94 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, is New Jersey's oldest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital. The 597-bed institution is one of the largest health care providers in the state, treating more than 35,500 inpatients and over 84,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually.
The Medical Staff is comprised of more than 1,600 physicians in 100 medical and surgical specialties and there are over 3,400 employees. As a teaching institution, we have nine residency programs and one fellowship in Mammography and a shared Nephrology fellowship with Newark Beth Israel. There are a total of 154 residents and fellows.
Among Saint Barnabas' nationally recognized facilities are The Burn Center, the only certified burn treatment facility in the state; the Barnabas Health Care System Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division, one of the most active transplant programs in the country; The Saint Barnabas Heart Centers, a world-class cardiac surgery program in affiliation with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; The Neurology and Neurosurgery Program which is the only program in New Jersey to be ranked by US News and World Report as a Top Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. It is led by an unprecedented team of experts dedicated to diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain and nervous system; the Regional Perinatal Center, providing care for high-risk and critically ill infants in New Jersey's leading Level III, a 56-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; comprehensive Pediatric Services including a dedicated intensive care unit; The Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, designated by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery; a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, The Center for Sleep Disorders; The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Saint Barnabas; extensive services in robotic and minimally-invasive surgery, The Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas, the widely recognized assisted reproductive technology program; and comprehensive cancer programs and services that includes one of the largest Radiation Oncology programs in northern New Jersey and a highly-specialized Gastrointestinal Cancer Center of Excellence.