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Trainer-Athletic Certified Program Coordinator

Job ID: 20961
Job Category: Rehabilitation & Wellness
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Rotating
Facility: NEA - Clinic
Location: Jonesboro, AR


Responsible for the six performance domains of the athletic trainer as established by the NATABOC: 1)Prevention of athletic injuries 2)Recognition, evaluation, assessment 3) Immediate care 4)treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning 5)Organization and administration 6)Professional development and responsibility in the provision of athletic training coverage to assigned schools, events and organizations. Assists in carrying out predetermined patient related activities in the clinical setting under the direct supervision of the Physical Therapist. Adheres to the NATA Code of Ethics. Skilled and proficient in applying technical principles, concepts, and techniques, which are central to the profession of Athletic Training. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health, and healing.

Directly manages the training program at the school system, will serve as the primary contact and liaison with the school's Athletic Director and responsible for developing and continuously improving the program to meet the needs of the athletic departments of which they serve.

From a medical standpoint, he/she will also be using independent judgement and discretion on a daily basis and will coordinate injuries with the physician as needed.

Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Prevents athletic injuries
  • Recognizes, Evaluates, and Assesses Athletic Injuries
  • Provides Immediate Care
  • Provides treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning
  • Establishes effective systems of healthcare administration to include liaising with school athletic directors to determine needs
  • Develop programs to individually meet each school's needs, and then continue to tailor as appropriate using performance improvement methodologies
  • Takes personal responsibility for professional development.
  • Completes assigned goals

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Minimum-Bachelor's in Athletic Training

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: Athletic Training Certification; BLS CERTIFICATION WITHIN 14 DAYS OF HIRE

Special Skills

Minimum: Basic Skills.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 18644 - Trainer-Athletic Certified Program Coordinator
Facility: NEA - Clinic
Department: NE Surgery Orthopedic Oh Mob
Category: Rehabilitation & Wellness
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Rotating
Location: US:AR:Jonesboro
Located in the Jonesboro and Northeast Arkansas metro area
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