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UnityPoint Health Athletic Trainer in Waterloo, Iowa

The Athletic Trainer delivers worksite services to improve employee health, well-being, and performance. The Athletic Trainer provides early intervention, ergonomic assessment, rehabilitation, and outreach for the purpose of reducing injuries and risk for employees of client companies.

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

  • Having a complete understanding of orthopedic injuries, confident evaluation skills, and a complete understanding of orthopedic protocols for acute, chronic and post-surgical rehabilitation.

  • Coach employees on established and approved proper body mechanics and injury mitigation techniques including general indicated stretches and other interventions as directed

  • Develop and record an accurate assessment of job duties by which necessary functional capacity exam standards can be established.

  • Describe organization and administration of a basic functional capacity exam. Instruct a prospective employee to properly perform various tasks associated with a functional capacity exam.

  • Have a thorough understanding of the job tasks that are performed within a company and be able to recognize safety issues

  • Perform an ergonomic assessment of both static and dynamic activities, including interactions with tools or workstations. Interpret the results, and identify individual positive and negative Fit employee with proper personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.

Administrative Support

  • Maintain timely, accurate, and confidential records written and electronically

  • Prepare reports and data as directed to support client reporting and outcomes

  • Become familiar and knowledgeable regarding the company’s established safety guidelines in additional to familiarization of OSHA guidelines, OSHA reporting, and any corporate injury reporting procedures.

Customer Service

  • Act as front-line customer ambassador for patients and clients on behalf of UnityPoint Health At Work

  • Inform supervisor of any customer or patient related issues

  • Communicate effectively when dealing with an employee incident (i.e., workplace accident) including union stewards, worker compensation representatives, safety managers and the treating medical professional.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, Certification in Massage Therapy, or Physical Therapy discipline

  • Master’s Degree in Athletic Training preferred.


  • Experience with ergonomic evaluation

  • Knowledge and skill in effective organization and instruction of identified interventions

  • Previous experience in an occupational health or industrial environment


  • Certification as an Athletic trainer by National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), Massage

  • Athletic licensure in state of Iowa and/or Illinois.

  • Current Driver’s License and car insurance


  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to take initiative and exercise independent judgement, decision – making and problem-solving expertise.

  • Knowledge of personnel administration and patient relation principles

  • Ability to work as a team member

Requisition ID: 2020-84471

Street: 2000 Westfield Ave

Name: 9070 UnityPoint at Work Affiliate

Name: Administration

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days

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