Athletic Trainer - Outreach - West Campus - PRN

 
Position: Athletic Trainer - Outreach - West Campus - PRN

Location: US-TX-Houston

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 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. Every day 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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Responsibilities :

  • Ensures that the assessment includes a systematic approach, patient's condition, developmental age, current practice standards of the specialty unit, and adherence to clinical 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 through the education of patients and families in self-care, health promotion and disease prevention
  • Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients, families, visitors, peers and other health care 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:

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Current licensure as 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
  • Ability to perform generic and unit-based/critical competencies including the specific care of age and diagnosis appropriate patients
  • Positive interpersonal skills; ability to use time and resources in a cost-effective manner; demonstrated flexibility
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; delegation;
  • Ability to operate, read, and analyze basic medical equipment
  • Ability to use a personal computer and basic office equipment, including word processing software


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