Athletic Trainer - Ayersville High School

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children's Hospital

defiance, oh, usa
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Athletic Trainer - Ayersville High School

Posted Date 4 days ago(6/13/2024 8:30 AM)
Requisition ID
2024-51028
Category
Sports Medicine

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.

This is an outreach position, specifically at Ayersville High School providing athletic training services for all interscholastic sports.

Schedule: 40 hours/week with variable times. Mostly afternons, evenings, and some weekends.

Location: Ayersville High School

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

The moment you walk through our doors, you feel it. When you meet our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are integrated into our core values and practices. We are passionate about building, sustaining and evolving an inclusive and equitable environment. We are seeking individuals who live these values and want to share their experiences and efforts in support of our collective mission.

We’re 14,000 strong. And it takes every one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids around the world we’ll never meet. Kids who live healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • 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.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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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