Athletic Trainer – United Regional Healthcare System 7/15

July 15th, 2022

United Regional Healthcare System

Athletic Trainer – United Regional Healthcare System

Summary of Essential Functions

  1. Serves as a community liaison between physicians, coaches, parents and players to ensure the most effective treatment for the patient
  2. Assists with the marketing of the sports medicine program and participate in community awareness activities to promote the services of the center
  3. Provides professional Athletic Training in the sports medicine program and physical therapy services under supervision for clinic patients

Educational Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of a college or university
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

Licenses and Certifications

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a Licensed Athletic Trainer in the state of Texas

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with patients, parents, physicians, and personnel
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must be knowledgeable of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult situations
  • Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with patients, physicians, and clinic personnel
  • Must be able to drive and maintain a safe driving record

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Manages the Sports Medicine Saturday Clinics during football season
  • Acts as a liaison between physicians and coaches/parents/players
  • Honors commitments in covering sporting events to include weekends and/or Saturday morning sports clinic as well as a summer condition camp
  • Always keeps accurate, up-to-date records of Sports Medicine patient attendance, surgeries, radiology, and other therapeutic procedures
  • Demonstrates good judgement by showing a appreciation of cost factors involved in providing a sports medicine program and rehabilitation as a clinic service
  • Knowledgeable in functional therapeutic aspects of sport injury
  • Provides specific treatment strategies and interventions in accordance with the patient’s individualized treatment plan under the supervision of the attending Physical Therapist
  • Ensures access to and timeliness of treatment
  • Demonstrates tact and respect when addressing patient/parents, physicians, and other personnel
  • Maintains cooperative working relationships with others.  Respond to requests from other departments in a timely, positivite, and pleasant manner.  Offers assistance to co-workers as the needs arises
  • Provides marketing support and assists with testing in the Workshops Program
  • Performs all other tasks/responsibilities as necessary

Contact:

Jordan Reed

Talent Acquisition Manager

O: (940) 764-7816

C:  (940) 257-7734
JReed@unitedregional.org

United Regional Health Care System

1600 11th Street

Wichita Falls, TX 76301

To apply for this job email your details to JReed@unitedregional.org