Medical Assessor – Athletic Therapist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 10 months ago


Posted On: 6 February 2017 | 12:00 am

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Date Posted [Feb-06-17] (ID: 633701)




Do you want to be part of a dynamic, growing, and fun team? Are you ready to start your career with an organization that recognizes the value of its people?


Position Details                                                                   


Why SureHire Occupational Testing?


Joining SureHire’s team as a Medical Assessor is a great opportunity for Certified Athletic Therapists seeking to gain new experiences. In the occupational testing industry you will use your skills and knowledge assess workers and prevent injuries.


This position with SureHire Occupational Testing offers:


  • Steady full-time hours with a predictable schedule – no more stress finding clients

  • Minimal travel – great work-life balance!

  • Exposure to variety of medical conditions and MSK injuries – to build your experience

  • Opportunity to hone your assessment and customer service skills in a supportive environment


Do you want to consistently challenge your assessment skills and be an integral part of a dynamic team? Certified Athletic Therapists conduct the medical portion of SureHire’s Fitness-to-Work testing by assessing workers for pre-existing musculoskeletal injuries or health conditions that may lead to further injury on the work site. You will also get to observe and instruct workers through proper lifting protocol during Critical Strength & Mobility Testing. CAT (C)’s also assist their teams by performing a variety of occupational tests.


We are currently looking for an energetic, motivated individual with a positive attitude to join our team at theFort McMurray SureHire testing facility. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Candidates must have their own vehicle as this position involves occasional travel.  The compensation structure for this position is dependent upon level of experience and education. Benefits are also available after three months.


Responsibilities


Fitness-to-Work


  •  Review a worker’s health and injury history, blood pressure management, grip strength and PAR-Q to ensure they are safe to exercise

  • Perform a full-body musculoskeletal evaluation to identify any pre-existing conditions

  • Conduct Critical Strength and Mobility Testing; Demonstrate proper lifting technique; Monitor heart rate and oxygen levels; Ensure proper lifting techniques are being used

  • Follow SureHire’s Immediate Medical and Physical stoppages to ensure that workers are not proceeding with further testing, if deemed unsafe

  • Ensure accuracy on all completed paperwork before submitting if for review


Conduct a variety of occupational Testing services


  •  Urine analysis

  • Breath Alcohol

  • Vision

  • Mask Fitting

  • Audiometry

  • Spirometry


Qua l ifications


To be successful in this career you will need:


  • Professional and friendly demeanour

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional time management skills with the ability to prioritize a heavy workload

  • Problem solving and interpersonal skills

  • Ability navigate tricky conversations

  • Review a worker’s health and injury history, blood pressure measurement, grip strength and PAR-Q to ensure they are safe to exercise

  • Perform a full-body musculoskeletal evaluation to identify any pre-existing conditions


    • Conducting critical strength and mobility testing; Demonstrate proper lifting technique; Monitor heart rate and oxygen levels; Ensure proper lifting techniques are being used

  • Follow SureHire’s Immediate Medical and Physical stoppages to ensure that workers are not proceeding with further testing, if deemed unsafe

  • Ensure accuracy on all completed paperwork before submitting it for review


Education


Applicants must have an Advanced Athletic Therapy Certificate, Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology or post-secondary in a related field.


All applicants must have successfully completed Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy Exam and be actively registered with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association.


Experience


One to two years of experience in patient, client or customer care is required. Additionally work experience that includes the following areas of practice is considered a strong asset:


  •  Musculoskeletal assessments

  • Assessing and identifying occupational health and injuries concerns

  • Administer testing and proper lifting techniques


SureHire Occupational Testing is looking good people who are hard workers and embrace positivity. If you are looking for a real work change in an innovative and passionate environment, we would love to hear from you! Please click here to visit our careers page to apply.  


 


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