Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer - NCH Toledo

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Sylvania, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer - NCH Toledo

Posted Date 3 days ago(5/29/2024 12:52 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-50701
Category
NCH Toledo

Overview

The athletic trainer is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the Sports Medicine program through daily clinical operations, all aspects of patient care including, but not limited to patient rooming and triage, communication between both patient family and physician, and coordination of care both within the NCH system and externally. They will develop professional relationships with their patients and families to become a valued member of their health care team, deliver a high level of customer service, and continually look for ways to improve the quality of their clinical and rehabilitative services. Areas of priority will include ? but not limited to ? daily clinical coverage, patient education, department operations, community partner engagement, and occasional community event coverage. Knowledge of age appropriate care, scientifically based and medically established best practices for pediatric and adolescent sports medicine and active populations is the standard required for quality service delivery. Nationwide Children?s Hospital is committed to health equity, continuity of care, and patient confidentiality, safety, and satisfaction.

Responsibilities

1. 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.2. Continuously maintains proper documentation in accordance with hospital standards and assists with the development and maintenance of reports for the Sports Medicine Program. 3. 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.4. 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. 5. 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. 6. 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.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED1. Bachelor?s Degree in Athletic Training or closely related field; Master?s Degree highly preferred2. Licensed as an Athletic Trainer in the State of Ohio3. BOC Certified. CPR certification. 4. Microsoft Office, EMR 5. 3-5 years clinical athletic training experience in a hospital setting highly preferred. 6. CPR certification preferred.MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSConstantly 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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