About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms.
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We are searching for an Athletic Trainer - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you'll provide high quality Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Services. On the daily, you'll proactively support efforts that ensure the delivery of safe patient care, promote a safe environment, and provide family centered care to a culturally diverse population in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate.
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Ensures that the assessment includes a systematic approach, patient's condition, developmental age, current practice standards of the specialty unit, and adherence to clinic scope.
Incorporates data from patient, family, laboratory and other medical reports
Collaborates with the patient, family and members of the health care team to establish desired outcomes and to meet immediate and future health care needs
Analyzes situations and anticipates problems
Evaluates and documents patient responses to care provided and recognizes the patient's progress towards meeting desired outcomes
Promotes continuity of patient care throughout the education of patients and families in self-care, health promotion and disease prevention
Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patents, families, visitors, peers and other healthcare team members to generate a feeling of trust and caring
Maintains professional development of self and participates in development of others
Manages time and resources in a cost-effective manner
A Bachelor's Degree in related field
Current licensure at an Athletic Trainer by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS)
1 year of related experience as an athletic trainer
Previous pediatric experience preferred
Demonstrate and perform generic and unit-based/critical competencies including the specific care of age and diagnosis appropriate patients
Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills; utilize time and resources in a cost effective manner; demonstrate flexibility
Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills; delegation; operate basic medical equipment; read and analyze basic medical equipment
Utilize a personal computer to include word processing and basic office equipment
- Great forward thinking and previous experience in developing health programs is very helpful!
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