Please include in your application resume, a minimum of two professional letters of recommendation, along with an application essay to describe your interest in applying for the Athletic Training Residency Program. Indicate any strengths and/or weaknesses that might influence your pursuit of this program. Describe in some detail your experiences in athletic training, physician extending and interactions with physicians. Include the nature of the experience indicating the amount of time involved and the types of experience. Limit your essay to 1000 words.
Michigan Medicine - MedSport in Ann Arbor Michigan is offering a post-graduate Athletic Training Clinical Residency position that will prepare the Athletic Trainer to function as a physician extender in the orthopaedic clinic setting.
This is a one year; term limited residency position from August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020 and is not eligible for the reduction-in-force policy.
The resident will work with staff members of both MedSport and the Orthopaedic Department Sports Medicine Service including: Surgeons, Primary Care Sports Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Musculoskeletal Radiologists, Radiology Technicians, Cast Technicians, Orthotic Technicians, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Rehabilitation Technicians and Medical Assistants.
The licensed athletic trainer will work in conjunction with the physician to perform assessments and provide care as directed by the physician for musculoskeletal conditions in the clinic setting and in the operating room as an orthopaedic technician.
The licensed athletic trainer may also deliver direct patient care within a team approach (in conjunction with physician, physical therapist, and associated personnel) in outpatient sports medicine therapy setting. Patients cared for include pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations referred from both within the hospital as well as from external sources.
The licensed athletic trainer may provide outreach coverage as directed.
The resident will be supervised by the MedSport Resident Program Coordinator and Medical Director.
The resident will have the opportunity and be expected to attend in-service programs, and participate in inter-departmental educational programs including Grand Rounds, and other MedSport and Orthopaedic educational opportunities and in athletic training residency program review and development.
Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training or related health field. Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association and licensed in the State of Michigan. Candidate must have current CPR and first aid certification.
Masters Degree in a health related field preferred. Orthopaedic Technologist Certification. Successful completion of an Athletic Training Residency Program.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the proper use of relevant medical terminology are essential. Organizational skill, resourcefulness, and self-discipline are crucial to successful completion of patient care responsibilities and clinical training requirements.
Incumbent will comply with all departmental, hospital, regulatory and governmental standards and policy as a condition of employment with Michigan Medicine.
Annual Salary $28,500 and Medical Benefits.
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