Athletic Trainer - Sports Outreach

 
Position: Athletic Trainer - Sports Outreach

Job ID: 156236

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO SPORTS OUTREACH

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Full Time

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.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Athletic Trainer -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide high quality Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Services and act as a liaison to the community coaches, athletic trainers, and school nurses. This role will function effectively as a member of the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine team and proactively support efforts that ensure the delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment. The Senior Athletic Trainer also provides 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
  • Implements therapeutic physician, nurse, or athletic trainer-initiated interventions
  • Responsible for home exercise program for patients per provider’s request
  • 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, families and health care team in self-care, health promotion and disease prevention
  • Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills, communication, and customer service skills
  • Orders and uses the minimal amount of supplies and equipment needed. Credits unused supplies and equipment
  • Implement safety protocols regarding environmental conditions that would prohibit continued play by individuals or teams, to include but not limited to, heat, lightning, cold, and length of participation


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • AT-Lic from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation required
  • ATC-BOC certification from the Board of Certification of Athletic Trainers required
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
  • 4 years licensed athletic training experience required
  • A master’s degree may substitute for two years of the required experience


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