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Athletic Trainer - Sports Medicine Specialist

Company: State of Minnesota
Location: Shakopee
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Working Title: Athletic Trainer
Job Class: Sports Medicine Specialist
Agency: Corrections Dept

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 05/16/2023

  • Closing Date : 05/30/2023

  • Hiring Agency : Department of Corrections

  • Location: Minnesota Correctional Facility (MCF)-Shakopee

  • Division/Unit : Health Services - Dental/Nursing Services

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift/5:15 am - 1:45 pm

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $26.14 - $38.38 / hourly; $54,580 - $80,137 / annually

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Telework Eligible : No

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

    Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.
    The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.
    The Athletic Trainer ensures that incarcerated individuals admitted to the Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP) meet identified physical fitness standards; that Physical Training (PT) improves each individual's overall physical condition; and that objective feedback regarding individual progress and participation in PT is provided to the Program Review Team. Responsibilities include:

    • Provide musculoskeletal evaluation and fitness screening to all CIP applicants to the programs at MCF-Shakopee to determine each candidate's ability to safely perform the required Physical Training (PT) and work crew elements of the programs.

    • Provide training in injury prevention and healthy lifestyle management. Monitor CIP participant progress and goal attainment. When indicated develop, implement, and maintain individual program accommodations for individuals who would not otherwise be able to participate in the CIP program.

    • Evaluate and treat injuries under and in conjunction with a physician.

      This position has direct contact with incarcerated individuals.
      Minimum Qualifications
      The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position:

      • Current licensure in Minnesota as an Athletic Trainer.

      • Oral and written communication skills sufficient to provide training and document results.

      • Human relations and interpersonal skills sufficient to influence and motivate individuals and work collaboratively with facility staff.

      • Data entry skills sufficient to enter information into necessary databases.

        Preferred Qualifications
        The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:

        • Current National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) certification.

        • One or more years of experience as an independent Athletic Trainer in a clinic, high school, or collegiate setting.

          Physical Requirements
          The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position and may be required to complete a tuberculosis screening. For a copy of the PDA, please email Katie Wynn ( Katie.Wynn@state.mn.us ).
          Additional Requirements
          The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy.
          Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.
          New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.
          Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
          Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

Keywords: State of Minnesota, Minneapolis , Athletic Trainer - Sports Medicine Specialist, Healthcare , Shakopee, Minnesota

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