Responsible for assisting with the prevention, assessment, treatment, and reconditioning of athletic injuries as set forth by the National Athletic Trainer Association Board of Certification. Demonstrates competency in taping, strapping, bracing and fitting of athletic equipment and ability to carry out prescribed treatments and recommendations by referring providers. Performs responsibilities as a physician extender in the clinic. Responsible for coverage as assigned at Mayo Clinic Health System supported athletic events, at contracted schools/community groups for pre-season events, athletic practices, and/or sporting events. Serves as a liaison of Mayo Clinic Health System to collaborate with schools and the community. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. Participates in operational aspects of the department, performance improvement activities within the department and participates in quality improvement projects. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, and organizational safety and fire safety programs.
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Strong written and verbal skills. Basic computer knowledge. Basic knowledge of physical medicine, physical therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology. Basic knowledge of physical therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same. Decision-making and problem solving skills. Team-building skills. Flexibility with scheduled days and hours of work.
License or certification
Current State of Wisconsin Athletic Trainer license. Current BLS certification. Drivers License may be required depending on location of hire.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $20.95 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
as needed, supplemental
This position will be required to support athletic events in the NWWI region. Events are typically held in the evening Monday-Friday. May require occasional weekend coverage.
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2015-2016).
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).