Certified Athletic Trainer - ATC

STS Federal - Jacksonville, NC

Certified Athletic Trainer



Multiple Locations:

Camp Lejeune, NC

MCAS Cherry Point, NC

Twentynine Palms, CA

MCAS Miramar, CA

Camp Pendleton, CA

Bridgeport, CA (MCMWTC)

Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Kanoehe Bay)

Iwakuni, Japan

Okinawa, Japan

Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA




  • Participate in periodic meetings to review and evaluate the care provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve the care delivered, and recommend corrective action when problems exist.
  • Should a meeting occur outside of regular working hours, the Certified Athletic Trainer shall be required to read and initial the minutes of the meeting instead of participating in the after-hours meeting.
  • Participate in the provision of periodic in-service training to healthcare and non-healthcare-practitioner members of the clinical and administrative staff on subjects germane to care and attend annual renewal of annual training requirements provided by the associated clinics and facilities as approved by the COR.
  • Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with clinical directives and prepare such records and reports as may be required. An assessment may be a factor in light duty or limited duty determinations where there is a question of physical ability or potential for injury.
  • Ensure safe and effective operation of equipment used for service member care and contribute to a safe working environment.
  • Assist with the tracking of inventory of medical supplies and notify government when replenishment is required.
  • Notify government when maintenance of medical equipment is necessary.
  • Recommend new rehabilitation equipment that would benefit the program for purchase consideration.
  • Document all assessments, treatments and follow-up care rendered through either written reports or through computerized means on a daily basis.
  • Treatment and follow-up records on each individual requiring services shall document cause, contributing factors, duration, diagnosis and follow-up for use in research and analysis to improve treatment and develop methods for injury prevention.


Injury Prevention and Physical Training Program Design:

  • In cooperation with the assigned Marine command and Physician, assist the Commanding Officer in efforts to design effective physical readiness programs.
  • In collaboration with supported commanders and assigned Force Fitness Instructors (where assigned), assist in the design of evidence-based physical training plans that optimize performance and mitigate injuries.
  • Participate in regular meetings to remain cognizant of the unit training schedules. Remain aware of service and unit policies/directives/orders that pertain to physical standards, training, and injury treatment.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to service members on subjects related to applied anatomy, exercise physiology, kinesiology and biomechanics, physical conditioning, injury prevention and recognition, pre-operative and post-operative rehabilitation, stretching, and posture and body mechanics.


Injury Evaluation and Treatment:

  • Provide consultation both to and from the Physician, attending physician/other physicians and other privileged and credentialed providers.
  • Provide evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries incurred, including, but not limited to, the following: Progressive Resistance Exercise (PRE), Open and Closed Chain Kinetic Exercises, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), manual therapy, hydrotherapy, hydrocollator, cryotherapy, ultrasound, phonophoresis, iontophoresis, and all varieties of muscle stimulation.
  • Appropriately apply use of the following equipment: Biodex Isokinetic elevation and stimulation, ski machines, stair machines, treadmill exercisers, gravitron, free weights and universal machines, Biomechanical Ankle Platform System (BAPS) board, Back System, Anodyne, aquatic therapeutic devices, and instruction in therapeutic, corrective and rehabilitative exercises using specific equipment and strength training devices.
  • Provide post injury treatment in collaboration with the patient’s overseeing physician. This includes but is not limited to treatment for soft tissue damage, acute and chronic edema, post-surgical edema, muscle atrophy, pain, overuse injuries, decreased circulation and loss of strength due to injury or biomechanical imbalance.
  • Design and fabricate protective pads, equipment and braces for the prevention and treatment of injuries including the use of proper taping techniques.
  • Provide emergency first aid and evaluation and treatment of injuries, rendering initial treatment and performing initial examination.
  • Provide training and guidance, as necessary, to supporting workers assigned by the Physician during the performance of rehabilitative procedures. Such direction and interaction will adhere to government and professional clinical standards and accepted athletic trainer treatment protocols.


STS Federal, LLC. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted On: Friday, August 19, 2022

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