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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.
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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
- Comfortable with some Outreach and Clinic setting
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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