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Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)


  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Reno Orthopedic Center

Improving lives. Together.


Reno Orthopedic Center (ROC) strives to transform musculoskeletal healthcare in our region and we want you to join us as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) so we can achieve our vision together.


Why work for ROC?

Our guiding principles of respect, optimism and compassion drive our decisions and actions. We have the region’s leading orthopedic specialists, imaging, urgent care, out-patient surgery, and physical therapy to create a seamless approach to care for our patients, as our patients and employees come first. We are physician-owned and committed to providing excellent orthopedic care. For more information about ROC, visit our website at  

As a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), you would be crucial to our mission because you would treat injuries due to sports or competition and educate patients on how to prevent injuries. On any given day, you could attend a local high school’s basketball game to triage in the event of injury or teach a patient in the clinic how to complete their at-home exercises. If you value respect, optimism, compassion, innovation, and top-notch patient care, you have found your home.

*Note: This position is split with Washoe County School District to provide both outpatient and secondary school services.


What’s in it for you?

  • We care about each other as people. We build relationships and connections that extend beyond our time at ROC. We mentor and teach each other and work to help each other with problems that arise.
  • We value work/life balance; we are open Monday-Friday and work during regular business hours and encourage you to take care of what’s important to you, while still accomplishing your tasks and caring for our patients.
  • We provide competitive total rewards including salary, benefits, retirement, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • We offer professional development, certification reimbursement and tuition reimbursement for continuing education to ensure you are getting what you want out of your time here.


What would you do as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)?

This position focuses its time and effort on the following duties, though others may be required:

  • Perform therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation per Physician/Therapist; 
  • Administer indicated therapeutic modalities and exercises and monitor individuals during treatments;
  • Create flexibility, strengthening, and conditioning programs to help prevent injuries;
  • Educate patients on injury prevention and at-home exercises;
  • Guide patients on the selection of protection/prevention devices and equipment;
  • Apply devices such as tape and braces;
  • Provide athletic training coverage in an outpatient orthopedic setting and an educational setting (i.e. local high schools and colleges);
  • Attend assigned sporting events and perform emergency first aid in the event of injury to individual/individuals including cleaning, dressing and bandaging minor cuts, bruises, lacerations, abrasions and blisters; 
  • Recognize and evaluate injuries/illnesses of individual including assessing and managing concussions, inspecting injured areas and recognizing severity of trauma and functional status of individual;
  • Coordinate physical examinations and medical referrals and assist the physician in conducting physical examinations for individuals to determine their ability to participate in sports, competition or complete daily tasks; 
  • Establish and maintain communication with team to provide day-to-day progress reports on injured individuals;
  • Refer individual to appropriate medical personnel and facility in the event of injury.


Work Environment

This position operates in a professional office environment and may work in educational settings such as secondary schools. This position operates in an indoor and outdoor environment, exposed to very hot or very cold temperatures, depending on the weather. Exposure to communicable diseases, biohazards, toxic substances, and similar conditions is possible. The noise level is usually moderate to high. This position requires travel to and from other locations. 


What do you need to have to be considered?

To be successful in this role, you must have the following minimum qualifications:


  • Active Nevada State license through the Nevada State Board of Athletic Trainers;
  • Certification through the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification. 

Knowledge of:

  • Treatment modalities involving application of physical agents, moist packs, ultrasound or other equipment;
  • Prosthetic and orthotic devices and how to evaluate, fit, adjust or recommend modifications;
  • HIPAA and OSHA regulations/procedures;
  • Principles to educate patients.


  • Two years’ experience serving as an Athletic Trainer. 


How do you apply?

Head to, select your location, select the position, and click the blue “Apply” button at the bottom of the page. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation that we have received your application. After the position has closed, we will review applications. You will hear from us within 72 hours of the closing date.


Be a part of our family and contribute to your community in a real and tangible way. Apply now to be a part of something fantastic!


What else should you know?

Reno Orthopedic Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination based on any protected status.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily and in compliance with all federal requirements, state requirements, and established policies and procedures. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disability to perform the essential job functions.

ROC participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet-based system that compares the information you provide on the Form I-9 with information from the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security records.

For any questions about Reno Orthopedic Center or this position, contact us at (775) 786-3040 or


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