Athletic Trainer - Medical Assistant (AT/C)
Murfreesboro, TN Clinic Operations
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Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance is the largest orthopaedic surgery group in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. TOA concentrates on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system which allow our patients to live their best life. Ninety plus years later we are advancing the practice of orthopaedic surgery throughout the state.

There are a number of reasons why TOA is an employer of choice; here are a few of them:

Stability- TOA has been in Middle Tennessee since 1926 and has expanded to nearly 20 locations!

Impact- TOA’s team members use our careers – whether in our clinics or our business office – to make a positive difference in the community by building relationships and helping patients live their best life.

Work Environment- The TOA team focuses on fostering an excellent working environment; one of positivity, collaboration, job satisfaction, and engagement.

Total Rewards- TOA offers competitive salaries based on the current Middle Tennessee wage market, plus a comprehensive suite of benefits, including Medical, Dental, Paid Time Off, and more. Our 401(k) plan provides a company match, safe harbor match and profit sharing match to go along with your contributions.

The Athletic Trainer - Medical Assistant – Certified position is an exceptional opportunity for a certified Athletic Trainer (AT/C) to literally get off of the sidelines and into the game. Our AT – MA is embedded in one of our top-echelon clinics, working shoulder to shoulder with physicians, mid-level providers, MAs, and orthopedic technicians. Together, this team helps our patients - from athletes to weekend warriors live their best lives. Our Athletic Trainer - Medical Assistant- Certified uses their specialty knowledge and a deeply rooted compassion for helping our patients.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Support the physician and/or mid-level provider in the delivery of exceptional orthopedic care
  • When needed, provide casting, bracing, splinting, or other DME equipment
  • Administer injections, remove casts, splints, and dressings as directed by physician.
  • Prepare equipment and supplies for clinical procedures such as aspirations, injections, and X-rays.
  • Take patient medical histories, obtain chief complaints, take vital signs, and prepare patients for examination and treatment.
  • Manage the flow of patients throughout the clinic, rooming patients in a friendly and polite manner.
  • Review patient charts and files for completeness.
  • Prepare prescriptions or prescription refills as directed by physician.
  • Assist with the scheduling of tests and treatments.
  • Coordinate patient surgeries including scheduling, insurance coverage and pre-certification for surgeries if needed.
  • Respond to patient and payor phone calls.
  • Order and maintain clinical and office supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain patient files in the EHR and document as necessary.
  • Participate in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  • Adhere to OSHA safety rules and HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Certified Athletic Trainer (AT/C) is preferred,
  • Demonstrated passion around sports performance and success in supporting multiple orthopedic subspecialities.
  • Previous successful experience working as a medical assistant in a clinical setting; experience in the orthopaedic specialty is preferred, orthopaedic casting experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with EHR, NextGen preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in working with insurance companies and insurance portals.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing patient flow in the clinic without diminishing focus on patient care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA and HIPPA regulations and ability to apply those regulations on a day to day basis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology and ability to educate patients and/or families on proper care and treatment as directed by the physician.
  • Reliably traveling between TOA clinics on an as needed basis, sometimes with little notice.