Athletic Trainer


Since 1969, OCR has been local and physician-owned with strong ties to the community. With talented, hardworking, and friendly staff, we work toward the common goal of serving residents of CO, WY, and NE with specialty-focused care. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are adding talented people in all of our locations!

The Athletic Trainer is responsible for: 

  • Maintaining proper certifications/licenses, and know and understand current HIPAA and FERPA regulations as it applies to patient care and confidentiality
  • Knowing and understanding current Colorado laws with respect to practice act, scope of practice, and must know and understand School District policies and procedures for emergency protocols. They must communicate with their direct supervisor about their schedule at the high schools and any changes that have been made to the original schedules.
  • Communicating effectively with their Director as to the practices and games that they will cover. They are to notify the Director of any changes to designated coverage areas.
  • While at the high school, recognition, evaluation, and emergency treatment, rehabilitation or reconditioning of injuries, referral to other healthcare professionals as appropriate and documentation of the above
  • Documenting injury evaluations and treatment plans including referrals

Qualifications include: 

  • Have NATA BOC in good standing (Required)
  • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with physicians and colleagues
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently as well as interact appropriately with individuals on a variety of levels
  • Schedule flexibility to work at the high school or in the office
  • Be team-oriented with the ability to develop creative solutions to problem situations

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

(The phrases “occasionally”, “regularly”, and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “occasionally” means up to ⅓ of working time, “regularly” means between ⅓ and ⅔ of working time, and “frequently” means ⅔ and more of working time.)

  • The employee must be able to complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including other people walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls up to 8 hours per day. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee may regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and should do so in a sound and safe manner. The employee will regularly assist patients in turning or arising from exam table; may occasionally push wheelchair patients and may assist patients in arising from and returning to wheelchair.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Primary location in Fort Collins, with travel to other locations required

Pay: $50,000 – $65,000/per year, commensurate with experience


  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement savings and profit sharing plan participation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuing Medical Education (depending on position)
  • Paid Time Off

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status, and a waiting period may apply.

Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies (OCR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. OCR is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual experience and qualifications, without regard to a person’s race, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other protected status.

  • Posting Information

  • Posting Date:

    September 2, 2022
  • Location:

    Fort Collins
  • Department:

    Sports Medicine
  • Job Information

  • Pay Rate:

    $50,000 - $65,000/year, commensurate with experience

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