The UW Health Sports Medicine program offers a 12-month Athletic Training Residency that is designed to prepare you to be a complete and versatile health care provider with an emphasis on orthopedics.
The UW Health Sports Medicine Athletic Training Residency Program is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
Two athletic training residents will be accepted for the 2021-2022 UW Health Athletic Training Residency Program.
Each resident will be provided with rotation-specific competencies and objectives required to meet throughout the course of the residency experience.
Clinical Responsibilities include:
- Primary Care Sports Medicine Rotation
- Knee and Shoulder Surgical Rotation
- Total Joint Rotation
- Hip Preservation Rotation
- Foot and Ankle Rotation
- Pediatric Orthopedics Rotation
In addition to the clinical rotations, the athletic training resident will be an active participant in learning in the following areas:
- Musculoskeletal Radiology
- Outpatient Surgery Operating Room
- Sports Medicine Research
- Friday Morning Sports Conference
- Case Study Presentations at the UW Health Athletic Training Education Forum
Application deadline: Midnight, Friday, Feb 26th, 2021
A complete application includes:
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of Intent (including decision to pursue residency program and future career goals)
- Three professional letters of recommendation
Minimum - An undergraduate degree from an accredited Athletic Training Education Program is required.
Preferred - Master’s Degree in a healthcare related field
Minimum - One (1) year in an Athletic Training setting
Licenses and Certifications:
- Athletic Training Certification by the BOC
- Athletic Training Licensure or eligibility for Athletic Training Licensure in the State of Wisconsin
- CPR Certification
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
- Should possess the skills needed to deliver patient-centered care as members of an interdisciplinary team, emphasizing evidence-based practice, quality improvement approaches, healthcare informatics and professionalism.
- Demonstrates effective communication skills with supervisors, peers and all other medical personnel that are encountered. Arrives in a punctual manner and is present or arranges coverage for all assigned responsibilities.
- Demonstrates the ability to accurately document in the medical record.
- Works to assure that each patient encountered has the most appropriate and timely treatment possible.
- Demonstrates emergency management skills for all necessary conditions that may be encountered.
- Demonstrates willingness, flexibility, and a positive attitude toward the performance of all athletic training responsibilities.
- Delivers patient medical care in a positive, caring, and empathetic manner while working to assure all patient questions are answered in a helpful manner.
Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and ant-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week. Hours will range between the hours of 7:30 am – 5:00 pm; Monday – Friday. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.
UW Health at The American Center – on Madison’s east side – is UW Health’s newest hospital and one of the most advanced hospitals and wellness centers in the country. Here, health care is seen as a holistic endeavor where our mission is to not only diagnose and treat you when you’re sick, but also to partner with you in health and wellness.
UW Health Research Park Clinic on Madison’s west side, is an 84,000-square foot facility housing physician and rehabilitation professionals in Cardiology, Integrative Medicine, Orthopedics, Radiology, Spine and Sports Medicine. Our Fitness Center provides a resource for both working with patients while under our care and providing education after discharge. This environment creates many opportunities for face-to-face collaboration in the care of our patients.