Athletic Trainer- Toledo Sports Medicine Sunforest

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Athletic Trainer- Toledo Sports Medicine Sunforest

Posted Date 1 week ago(5/22/2024 1:11 PM)
Requisition ID
Sports Medicine


Specifically, NCH seeks an athletic trainer to provide services at Defiance College as an Assistant Athletic Trainer. The Defiance College Yellow Jackets will officially join the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) on July 1, 2024 for competition in the 2024-25 academic year and will become full members of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) and currently sponsors 20 intercollegiate athletic teams. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist the Head Athletic Trainer in athletic health care management and medical coverage for NAIA sponsored intercollegiate athletic teams and events at Defiance College.

Schedule: FT, Benefits Eligible, Overnight travel is limited but opportunities will exist. Hours are some mornings but mostly afternoon and evening hours. Average not to exceed 40

Location: Defiance College

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  • Continuously assists physicians in Sports Medicine clinic in the delivery of high quality patient care through efficient rooming of patients, skilled history taking, placing appropriate x-ray orders according to approved LPIPs, fitting braces and casts as ordered by physicians, constructing home exercise programs, or other duties as requested by the physician.
  • Continuously maintains proper documentation in accordance with hospital standards and assists with the development and maintenance of reports for the Sports Medicine Program.
  • Continuously maintains open lines of communication with physicians and other members of the health care team on all patients to ensure high quality patient care. Reviews the utilization of services and patient progress with Sports Medicine physician.
  • Completion of annual department required training, keeping abreast of all policy and procedural changes for clinical care and taking responsibility to become competent with any techniques used in clinic and patient care.
  • Frequently assists physicians with in-clinic procedures including, but not limited to, pulmonary function testing, exertional compartment syndrome testing, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and musculoskeletal injections/aspirations.
  • Occasionally assists with the coordination of clinical care for sports medicine patients through the NCH system and with consulting physicians. Note: Regular, reliable and consistent attendance is an essential job function. Employees are expected to perform work as scheduled. Please see the physical requirements for this position listed below.



  • Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training or closely related field; Masters Degree highly preferred
  • Licensed as an Athletic Trainer in the State of Ohio
  • BOC Certified. CPR certification.
  • Microsoft Office, EMR
  • 3-5 years clinical athletic training experience in a hospital setting highly preferred.
  • CPR certification preferred.


Constantly Required Frequently RequiredTalking/Hearing/Seeing Standing/Walking Lifting/Carrying up to 15 lbs.Occasionally Required KneelingLifting/Carrying up to 50 lbs. Bending/Stooping Reaching Pushing/Pulling Finger Dexterity Sitting Driving The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


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