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POTFF Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)

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Job Number:
651539
Job Category:
Healthcare / Life Sciences / Medical
Location:
FORT BRAGG, NC US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret
Description:

Leidos's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group anticipates several openings for Certified Athletic Trainers (ATC) at various locations to support the Preservation of the Force and Family (POTFF) Contract.

 

The contractor shall function across the spectrum of the HP program by providing and facilitating injury prevention, basic acute care, effective rehabilitative care, and performance enhancement. The contractor shall provide and perform the following services in support of POTFF’s HP program for SOF personnel, with the priority on SOF Operators and Direct Combat Support personnel:

·        Provide HP services within the ATC’s scope of practice as defined by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA).

·        Design and fabricate protective pads, equipment and braces to help prevent and treat injuries, including the use of taping techniques within the ATC’s scope of practice.

·        Provide instruction and guidance within the ATC’s scope of practice.

·        Participate in periodic meetings to review the care provided to patients in order to identify opportunities for improvement. It is the ATC’s responsibility to review meeting notes/information from the meeting if not present.  

·        Serve as an advisor to the HP program Manager and/or Coordinator in matters related to injury prevention, sports medicine, rehabilitation, and bridging.

·        Serve as an advisor to the HP program Manager and/or Coordinator for administrative matters, purchasing of supplies and equipment, and supplemental fiscal requests.

·        Collaborate throughout the HP program to enhance the quality of patient care delivered.

·        Conduct equipment, product, and literature reviews to ensure HP stays current with the provision of care.

·        Participate in quarterly peer (record) reviews for non-privileged healthcare providers.

·        Attend and participate in meetings with other POTFF staff members and medical personnel as requested and/or required.

·        Assist the HP program Manager and/or Coordinator in developing and updating criteria-based job descriptions and performance standards.

·        Assist the HP program Manager and/or Coordinator in developing and maintaining clinical practice guidelines to ensure consistency of care across all Human Performance Training Centers (HPTCs).

·        Assist with the preparation of short and long-term fiscal plans. Submit input to the HP program Manager and/or Coordinator.

·        Develop and promulgate training materials as requested and required by the HP program Manager and/or Coordinator. 

·        Ensure safe and effective operation of equipment used for patient care and contributes to a safe working environment.

·        Attend required training in accordance with guiding instructions. Commands will allow for attendance at necessary conferences or courses to complete continuing education units required to maintain certification.

·        Perform clinical and administrative tasks as assigned by the HP program Manager and/or Coordinator.

·        Document care provided, work performed, utilization, referrals, and all other information in the Military’s Electronic Health Record (i.e., AHLTA, GENESIS, etc.) and/or the HP Enterprise-wide database (i.e., SPEAR), as directed by HP program Manager and/or Coordinator and required by USSOCOM HQ and its POTFF staff. 

·        Perform other tasks, within the scope of the ATC position description, as assigned by the HP program Manager and/or Coordinator. 

·        Collect and report all data as requested by the HP program Manager and/or Coordinator and required by USSOCOM HQ and its POTFF staff.

·        Literately utilize computers, software, and technologies as required and requested by the HP program Manager and/or Coordinator and required by USSOCOM HQ and its POTFF staff. 

 


Qualifications:

Qualifications:

Contractor shall possess a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in Athletic Training and shall be NATABOC certified. Experience in the field of strength and conditioning is strongly recommended, but not required. The contractor shall possess and maintain current certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), or shall obtain the certification within the first year of employment.  The contractor shall be capable of meeting physical demands of training with SOF including the ability to hike over rough terrain and function in austere environments to observe SOF training evolutions and the ability to assist with strength and conditioning testing and training protocols, and lift and manipulate loads or weights up to 25 kilograms.  The contractor shall have a minimum of 5 years or more of demonstrable accumulated experience (continuous and sustained experience preferred) as an ATC with individual athletes and groups of athletes at the levels of NCAA Collegiate, Olympic, professional sports, and/or SOF Operators in the accompanying, respective settings. The contractor shall possess a valid, unrestricted license from one of the 50 United States or its territories and maintain credentialing requirements in good standing at a local MTF where applicable. The contractor shall maintain credentialing requirements in good standing at a local MTF where applicable.

 

US Citizenship required.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret government security clearance.

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Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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