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Athletic Trainer, Sr

Company: Texas Children's Hospital
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

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 proactively support efforts that ensure the delivery of safe patient care and services and 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?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
  • Documents the Patient/Family Assessment to include injury, illness, treatment, rehabilitation, and consultation. Able to perform physical measurements on patients including muscle circumference, limb length, and joint angle measurements
  • 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
  • Instructs/educates patient and family on appropriate exercise behaviors including modality, intensity frequency, duration, and progression
  • Evaluates and communicates missed appointments per clinic practice, non-compliance with plan of care to supervising physician and other members of the health care team and determines readiness of return to play
  • 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 preventionQualifications
    • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Athletic Trainers License from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation required
    • Board Certified Athletic Trainer certification from the Board of Certification for 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.Company ProfileStrategically 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.
      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.

Keywords: Texas Children's Hospital, Sugar Land , Athletic Trainer, Sr, Human Resources , Sugar Land, Texas

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