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Sanford Health Athletic Trainer | Ambulatory in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: Ortho & Sports Med Clinic
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 2301 25th St S, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Responsible for evaluating and monitoring clinic patients as an athletic trainer within an orthopedic patient focus. Will

participate in the implementation of patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or

physician when applicable.

Evaluates injuries, physical conditions, and needs; recommending a scientific care plan to include schedule, treatment

programs, and related education based on their capabilities and limitations. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients. Documents and interpretes appropriate information gathered from a variety of sources, including the medical record, physician, and family. Utilize appropriate testing/evaluation techniques to

assess injuries. Contributes to the assessment of patients and administers treatments as ordered. Observe patients, document and report changes in patient condition, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and take any necessary action. Counsels patients and family members on prevention and treatment plans as directed. Explains and updates safety rules governing daily training, recreational activities, and the use of professional exercise equipment as needed for patient care. Implements and monitors any patient treatment regimen for rehabilitation and reconditioning according to diagnosis and realtime

condition. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of certification expertise/ knowledge and utilizes appropriate

age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting.

Department Details

This Athletic Trainer will be participate in the following job duties and responsibilities:

• Work side by side with Provider or APP.

• Application of braces.

• Educate patients on exercise routines as directed as well as crutch training.

• Responsible for the removal of staples/sutures as well as Dressing changes as needed.

• Will be taught how to cast and apply splints.

• Assist Provider with paperwork needs.

• Assist Provider with answering phone notes and my chart notes from patients.

• Will complete intake and rooming of patients.

• Will assist with sports physicals.

Experience preferred but not required.


Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Must be certified as an Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification and be licensed and/or registered in state(s) of practice (North Dakota and Minnesota).

and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness
Req Number: R-31504
Featured: No