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Sanford Health Lead Athletic Trainer - Athletic Training in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Job Title: Lead Athletic Trainer | Athletic Training | Detroit Lakes

City: Detroit Lakes

State: MN

Department : Orthopedics Athletic Trainer - Fargo

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Evaluates, plans, instructs, and monitors athletic training programs to help athletes prevent damage, restore function, and reach maximum level of independence. Evaluating athletes’ sports related injuries, physical conditions, and needs; recommending a scientific care plan to include schedule, treatment programs, and related education based on their capabilities and limitations.

Utilizing appropriate assistive devices to protect athletes from injury; explaining and updating safety rules governing daily training, recreational activities, and the use of professional exercise equipment.

Implementing and monitoring athletic training programs for rehabilitation and reconditioning according to athlete's diagnosis and real-time condition. Documenting and interpreting appropriate information gathered from a variety of sources, including the medical record, physician, and family. Utilize appropriate testing/evaluation techniques to assess injuries (including concussions). May perform concussion testing (neurocognitive, balance, vestibular/oculomotor). Provides instruction to other athletic trainers.

Schedules athletic training coverage for sporting events. Establishes and approves master athletic training schedule. Will assist sports medicine leaders with athletic training budget. Coordinates sports related functions or programs. Compiles and submits monthly data collection to Athletic Training Manager.


Involves team in discussions focused on clarifying and improving broad commitment. Helps create an environment where colleagues feel a sense of purpose, engagement, belonging and commitment. Employs performance development programs that result in both individual and team growth. Defuses tensions that could result in adverse health or interpersonal outcomes. Communicates with tact and candor in complex situations. Directs the integration of organizational rehabilitation standards with health professionals. Evaluates therapeutic effectiveness based on patients and healthcare providers' feedback. Deploys safety strategies in multiple and diverse environments. Evaluates clients' progress and modifies exercise programs to reflect changing goals or needs. Formulates exercise regimens that reduce the risk of contraindications. Participates in implementing adherence to specific aspect of this law.


This full-time Athletic Trainer will serve at the Detroit Lakes High School. Eligible for full-time benefits at Sanford including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, and more.


Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Minimum of five years in athletic training setting preferred.

Must be certified by the board of certification and be licensed and/or registered in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Detroit Lakes

State: MN

Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD14593