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Bon Secours Mercy Health Athletic Trainer St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio

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The certified athletic trainer (AT) is responsible for evaluating and treating injuries and conditions which interfere with the pursuit of

an active lifestyle and for assessing and implementing programs to improve physical fitness levels. The scope of these services are

outlined in the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) scope of practice and the State of Ohio athletic training practice act.

AT's working under this job code are doing so outside of the contract year for which they were hired or are a PRN/casual pool AT.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Functions within the designated scope of practice and maintains ethical conduct.

  • Completes documentation for athlete/patient care for the high school outreach schools according to organization and department guidelines.

  • Demonstrates understanding of and the ability to follow processes/guidelines for each service or program they work in.

  • Demonstrates flexibility with schedule to fulfill services at contracted schools and community events, including evening and weekend hours as assigned.

  • Demonstrates behaviors which foster a positive work environment.

  • Attends and participates in required meetings.

  • Adheres to organization and department policies and procedures, Mercy Core values, and Hospitality House Rules.

  • Accepts direction to assist in all work areas as census requires.

  • Ability to understand and react effectively to unique needs of patients in all age groups served.

  • Participates in program improvement activites to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of program.

  • Maintains CEU requirements and provides staff with inservices as appropriate.

  • Supports and contributes to organizational/department cost savings initiatives.

  • Assists with maintaining department appearance.

  • For the Employee Wellness program, provides evaluation, testing, and treatment based on the employee's fitness level and goals.

  • Provides evaluation, testing, and follow-up with physician and others as necessary for patients in the Sports Walk-in Clinic.

  • Demonstrates skills and abilities to provide Outreach services to contracted school(s).

  • Participates in the development and marketing of Sports Medicine Outreach programs (i.e. Sports Medicine Symposium, Husky

  • Wellness, Aquacise, Newsletter, etc.)

  • Demonstrates knowledge in the use of modalities, including but not limited to, ultrasound, phonophoresis, electrical stimulation, and iontophoresis.

  • Assists with fitting and ordering off the shelf braces (i.e. ankle, knee, shoulder) as appropriate.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Performs all duties, with or without accommodations, listed in the Physical Demands section of this job description.

Licensed in the State of Ohio as an athletic trainer

BLS Certified through American Heart Association

Ohio driver's license and car insurance

Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university with an accredited athletic training program; Experience in

clinic-based sports medicine outreach program preferred and AHA Instructor Certification preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Demonstrate adequate balance and use of trunk/extremities to stand, walk, climb, crouch, crawl, kneel, sit, stoop, reach, and manipulate objects.

  • Ability to speak, hear, and see. (Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.)

  • Demonstrates ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, using principles of proper body mechanics.

  • Ability to obtain appropriate assistance (i.e. mechanical devices, manpower, patient participation) as needed in cases when weight to be maneuvered exceeds 50 pounds.

  • Ability to travel to and access all service areas.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Days/Evenings (United States of America)


Sports Medicine - St. Rita's

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Ashland, Kentucky; Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at