Athletic Trainer at Golden Key Group in Reston, Virginia

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

With a passion for excellence, Golden Key Group (GKG) helps clients solve their strategic, organizational, and operational challenges to better meet their mission demands. We have serviced more than 25 Federal departments and agencies and several large commercial companies since our inception in 2002.

Golden Key Group's talented professionals, combined with our strategic partners, bring a depth of commercial and government experience and expertise. We are relentless in delivering the highest levels of services to provide tangible value and create sustainable results for our clients.

Position Name:  Athletic Trainer

Job Summary: Provides evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute musculoskeletal conditions before, during, and after PRT in close proximity to where Soldiers train.

Job Responsibilities:   

  • Provides expert coaching on proper body mechanics and efficient movement techniques in the training and field environment and in concert with a Physical Therapist.

  • Recommends and advises the Human Performance Team and unit leadership on all injury issues related to PRT.

  • Screen target population IAW local procedures and prepare physical profile to document functional limitations up to 7 days with no more than an additional 7-day extension.

  • Participate in and document peer reviews of AT health care records IAW local procedures.

  • Participate in and document meetings with battalion leadership, staff members, medical personnel, etc., as requested.

  • Provide input to monthly status report on best practices and lessons learned.

  • Participate in continuing education programs in order to meet certification renewal, as well as in government-based education and in-service training as mandated by the local installation.

  • Maintain current certification/licensing requirements as required by the contract and the applicable state board of AT.

Qualifications Needed:  

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from a college or university accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

  • At least two years of relevant AT work experience within the last five years. Relevant experience includes developing and executing task and environment specific functional injury control and health/well-being programs for groups athletes or Department of Defense/Homeland Security/Justice entities focused on a common sport or mission performance goal.

  • Have a current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare providers from the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross with Automated External Defibrillators (AED) certification.

  • A passing score from the Board of Certification (BOC) for the Athletic Trainer examination and hold credentials of Athletic Trainer, Certified (ATC).

  • An unrestricted state license/registration/certification in any of the 49 regulated states; the District of Columbia; or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the US Virgin Islands to provide health care within the scope of practice for ATs per state practice acts.

  • Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) prior to starting work on the contract.

  • Working knowledge of the DoD organization, structure, functions, military department

  • Military experience preferred

  • U.S Citizen

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English to effectively communicate with Soldiers, staff, and other ATs.

  • Demonstrate sufficient initiative, interpersonal relationship skills and social sensitivity such that they can relate to a variety of Soldiers from diverse backgrounds.

  • Proficient in the full Microsoft suite to include Word and Excel.

Special Notes:

  • Unique and unpredictable work hours including nights and weekends depending on the project timeline.

  • Be required to observe Brigade specific training events (shooting ranges, obstacle courses, combatives courses, combatives training areas, etc) as directed. Must be physically able to hike in an austere environment and terrain (rocky, no running water, no shelter, no bathroom, no climate control, inclement weather, loud, smoky, etc) while carrying their own backpack with necessary supplies on occasion (<20% of the time).

  • Be physically able to lift and manipulate loads and weight plates up to 45 pounds.


EEO and Affirmative Action Policy: Golden Key Group (GKG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of GKG to provide equal employment opportunity in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under Federal, State or Local laws.

Pay Transparency Policy: In accordance with Presidential Executive Order 13665, Golden Key Group (GKG) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Authorization to Share Resume and Personal Information: By expressing your interest and submitting your resume for this position, you authorize Golden Key Group (GKG) to share your resume, as well as personal information included on the resume, with its subsidiaries, affiliates and teaming partners for the purpose of considering you for this position and other available positions requiring comparable skills, education and experience. Should GKG or its affiliates and teaming partners wish to initiate pre-employment discussions, you will be asked to complete an employment application and related employment documents