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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Athletic Trainer Resident in Iowa City, Iowa

Athletic Trainer ResidentPosting ID123125DepartmentOrthopaedics and Rehabilitation/Carver College of MedicineJobcodeAthletic Trainer ResidentWorking TitleAthletic Trainer ResidentDetailsThe University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is seeking two Athletic Training Residents interested in specialty training in orthopedics. The University of Iowa Training Residency Program is a 12-month formal educational program that offers structured curricula, including didactic and clinical components in the specialty area of orthopedics. The program builds upon the knowledge and experiences gained from professional entry level education and provides specialty training to advance the competency of athletic trainers and provide contemporary expertise for professional employment in the modern heath care environment.The mission of the Athletic Training Residency Program is to produce athletic training clinicians with advanced orthopedic knowledge and skills in a manner that emphasizes professionalism, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and healthcare informatics, thus enabling them to provide patient-centered health care. Additional program information is located at: http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/orthopedics/atr\_program/Position Responsibilities:Athletic Training Residents are required to attend weekly didactic lectures, present evidence-based medicine lectures/case studies to faculty and staff, and complete weekly assignments (Deep dive questions, radiology lectures, personal development discussion and leadership discussions). Residents will be evaluated on rotation specific learning objectives and AT Milestones. Responsibilities include:Interact with orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine primary care physicians, orthopedic physician assistants and sports medicine physical therapists.Assume a functional role in the orthopedic clinical setting and operating room, directly assisting in treating patients under the direction of the supervising physician.Obtain appropriate medical history and execute appropriate physical examination on each patient seen.Order diagnostic studies or other referrals under the direction of attending provider.Properly present history, physical exam, pertinent test results working diagnosis and treatment plan to the supervising provider.Relay educational information and instruction to each patient.Provide initial at home physical reconditioning instruction as directed by the attending provider.Fit patients with orthopedic devices and bracing, splints, crutches, braces, and various other euipment as directed by attending provider and in conjunction with AMPRO.Remove sutures and provide appropriate dressing changes to post-surgical patients as directed by the attending provers.Aid the physician in preparing patients for injections that will be performed by the attending provider.Complete dictation and documentation of each patient visit following guidelines outlines in dictation template.Collaborate with attending provider to determine most appropriate treatment plan.Apply casts and splints, individualizing them to reflect the provider order; remove casts/splints.Maintain proper equipment, tools, and supplies for the cast room.Demonstrate knowledge and proper execution of sterile technique and sterile field in the operating room.Assist with patient positioning, patient prepping, draping, retracting tissue and prepared harvested grafts.Assist with brace/sling/splint placement post-operatively, provide post-operative instruction per the attending physician, and fit orthopedic devices and bracing per provider orders.Actively participate in departmental research.Provide triage and urgent care.Provide athletic training services for events supported by UIHC IOSMROrganize and/or participate in group or individual community outreach programs.Assist in maintaining a neat, orderly, safe and organized clinic area.Percent of Time: 100% for 12 monthsSalary: $35,000 annual base sala

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