Certified Athletic Trainer

 
Position: Certified Athletic Trainer

Job ID: 150778

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO OP ADMIN SURGICAL

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p- varies

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). To join our community of 14,000+ 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. 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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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:

  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Current licensure at an Athletic Trainer by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)
  • 2 years of related experience as an athletic trainer or Masters
  • 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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