About Texas Children's Hospital
Strategically located throughout the greater Houston area, Texas Children's Health Centers offer the same high-quality pediatric subspecialty care as our hospital – right in your neighborhood. Staffed by pediatric specialists from Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, our teams are trained to care for the physical and emotional needs of children and adolescents. Working closely with a child's primary-care physician, our specialists diagnose health conditions and develop patient-specific treatment plans.
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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.
Think you've got what it takes?
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
- Spanish speaking preferred
- Clinic experience preferred
Bachelor's Degree in related field
Current licensure at an Athletic Trainer by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) required
- Athletic Trainer BOC(Board of Certification) required
4 years of related experience as an athletic trainer or Masters degree
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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