Under the direction and supervision of the Director Clinical Research & Multidisciplinary Care, provide for injury examination, evaluation, and rehabilitation of athletes in support of sustained excellence in sports performance. Upon assignment, serve in the capacity of Sports Medicine staff at USOC sponsored events.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Perform as a HPHCSP for assigned athletes. Health care includes emergency care, examination and evaluation of injuries and illnesses, developing and applying care plans, to include rehabilitation programs through the use of active care, therapeutic modalities, and manual treatments. Assist with patient management to include arranging referrals to outside sources.
- Perform as a high performance medical team member and participate in the functions and activities essential to clinic operations. Refer to, and accept referrals from, medical team members including physicians, chiropractors, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, USOC Sports Performance staff and others. Participate in the daily care of athletes, including performance enhancing, preventative, routine and rehabilitative cares.
- Provide for patient care activities as needed in accordance with the licensure, scope of practice, standards and functions of his/her individual professional licensure, job description and standards for appropriate practice, including clinical competency and documentation.
- Develop rehabilitation and return to play plans for patients sustaining injuries requiring surgery or extensive rehabilitation.
- Record and enter athlete medical data into electronic medical record system in a timely manner for maintenance of athlete medical records.
- Provide clinical oversight of daily treatments performed by volunteer medical staff in COS OTC clinic.
- Coordinate and execute special projects as assigned.
- Operate and maintain equipment as permitted by and in accordance with local and state regulations.
- Work and/or consult with leadership on operational and clinical issues/strategies and facilitate implementation of case management strategies.
- Maintain active licensure and compliance with medical/legal requirements for the States of employment, as well as any other states in which the individual supports the USOC or NGB at sporting events or activities.
- Work cooperatively with the USOC Sports Performance teams to plan and implement the enhancement of athletic performance and the prevention of potential injuries through programming and other measures.
- Maintain compliance with IOC, WADA, USADA, and the Olympic Code in order to provide for maximum sports performance from each athlete.
- Consult with fellow clinicians, high performance staff, NGB staff, coaches, athletes, and other staff members in regards to maintaining and enhancing the athlete’s health in support of sustainable high performance.
- Communicate to high performance teams and NGB staff to include coaches the status of injured athletes, while maintaining appropriate compliance with privacy laws.
- Maintain knowledge of up to date techniques in the enhancement, prevention, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
- Keep work areas, to include the USOC Sports Medicine Clinic, safe, clean and organized.
- Assist in developing and maintaining professional working relationships including Sports Performance partners, NGBs, and outside parties.
- Initiate insurance claims for athletes.
- Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
When applicable, State licensure in the field of expertise must be obtained and continuously maintained throughout the course of employment. Forward proof of same to Director, Sports Medicine Clinics within 3 months of employment start date. No infractions or any form of disciplinary sanctions is acceptable prior to or during the course of employment.
Licensure & Certification:
- Board Certification in field of expertise
- State Licensure for the state of employment
- Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) in sports medicine preferred
- Current Health Care Provider CPR certification
- Dual licensure in Athletic Training or Chiropractic preferred
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist preferred.
- Documented significant experience working with elite high performance athletes
- 3 years of clinical experience
- 2 years of sports medicine experience after licensure – experience with a variety of high level athletes and sports preferred
- Documented significant manual therapy experience
- Electronic Medical Record experience preferred
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Working knowledge of Word, and Excel computer programs
- Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population including, but not limited to, athletes, coaches, administrative staff, physicians, volunteers and other medical personnel
- Knowledge in the areas of:
- Injury/illness prevention and treatment
- Rehabilitation of athletic injuries and post-surgical care
- Performance enhancement
- Emergency medicine skills
- Annual Blood Borne Pathogen Training
- Athletic Taping
Tools, Equipment, & Conditions:
- Must be willing and able to travel domestically and internationally and work irregular hours such as weekends
- Medical, treatment and rehabilitation equipment
- Telecommunications equipment, fax machine and copier
- Personal computer, peripherals and related software
- Motor vehicles/motorized carts
- Health care facility
- Provide after hours on call duty
- Complete Safe Sport training within 30 days of employment.
Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center
Hiring Range: $64,226 - $98,908
As the steward of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements in the United States, the U.S. Olympic Committee is dedicated to supporting U.S. athletes achieve sustained competitive excellence. To fulfill this mission, the USOC recognizes the need to increase diversity and ensure the inclusion of all U.S. citizens.
United States Olympic Committee: Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. As such, the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and [...]