PRN Athletic Trainer – Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands 1/10

January 10th, 2022

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands

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?

Job Duties & 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 prevention

 

Skills & Requirements

  • 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 the two years of the required experience

 

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands

Texas Children’s Hospital, The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms.

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.

Please feel free to reach out to:

Kara Robinson

Lead Talent Acquisition Manager

Klrobin3@texaschildrens.org

To apply for this job email your details to Klrobin3@texaschildrens.org