Outreach Athletic Trainer/Sports Performance Specialist

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Outreach Athletic Trainer/Sports Performance Specialist

Posted Date 3 days ago(6/13/2024 10:33 AM)
Requisition ID
Sports Medicine


The Outreach Athletic Trainer/Sports Performance Specialist supports Sports Medicine services with schools and community partners including daily operations, community outreach, injury prevention programming, research and coordination of care. The Specialist develops professional relationships with patients, families, and school communities by delivering a high level of customer service, and continuously improving the patient experience.

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.


Provides a level of detailed communication across the continuum of care involving patients, families, staff and school community.

Engages in the highest level of safety, injury prevention, and emergency procedures, including a high level of care associated with triage, assessment, diagnosis, and referral of sports medicine related healthcare concerns.
Designs, implements, and monitors age-appropriate injury prevention and performance enhancement programs for sports medicine clientele, schools, interscholastic teams and community youth organizations.
Communicates with children on a level that they'll understand with instruction, cueing and error correction.
Manages transition of student-athlete rehabilitation to performance training with sports medicine staff.
Coordinates, maintains, and staffs weight room or performance facilities, identifies and purchases equipment, and schedules training for various athletic programs.
Collaborates, with treating physical therapist to expand treatment and interventional options for complicated orthopedic pathology.
Note: Regular, reliable, and consistent attendance is an essential job function. Employees are expected to perform work as scheduled. Please see physical requirements for this position listed below.


Education requirement:

Bachelor's degree in athletic training or closely related field, required
Master's degree, preferred
Licensure Requirement:
Licensed as an Athletic Trainer in the State of Ohio
BOC Certification, required
CPR Certification, required
National Strength & Conditioning and/or Americal College of Sports Medicine certification, preferred. Functional Movement Systems, USA Weightlifting, USA Track and Field certifications, preferred
Knowledge of sports performance training methods and equipment.
Experience with Microsoft Office and injury documentation software, preferred
Ability to lead large groups training sessions
Knowledge of OHSAA and NCAA rules and regulations
Dialogue with physicians regarding current updates in evidence based rehabilitative protocols.
2 years of related experience, including working with athletic and youth populations; preferred.


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