Senior Athletic Trainer - Outreach - West Campus

 
Position: Senior Athletic Trainer - Outreach - West Campus

Job ID: 147880

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC SPORT MED COMM OUTREACH

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Athletic Trainer — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Services and act as a liaison to the community coaches, athletic trainers, and school nurses. In this position you will function effectively as a member of the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine team. You will be responsible to proactively support efforts that ensure the delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment. Lastly, you will provide family centered care to a culturally diverse population in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • 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


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 4 years of licensed athletic training experience
  • A Master’s degree may substitute for two years of the required experience
  • Athletic Trainer License (LAT) issued by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
  • Athletic Trainer Certification (ATC) issued by the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association


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