Graduate Assistant – Baylor Scott & White Southwest Sports Medicine and Orthopedics 6/25

June 25th, 2021
  • Internship
  • Waco, TX

Baylor Scott & White Southwest Orthopedics

GA Fellowship/Internship Job Description Draft

Objective

The purpose of this Internship is to offer schools an athletic trainer to help with coverage for their respective organization.  While also offering graduating MAT students, and other young certified/licensed professional, a transition to practice experience to further their education and skills. These internship positions will be done in a partnership with BSWH-Southwest Sports Medicine and Orthoapedics and SportsCare USA, Inc.

Duties

The selected candidates will serve as an Athletic Trainer for their assigned school, and coordinate the day-to-day aspects of an athletic training program.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:  prevention, evaluation, and treatment of injuries/illnesses to student athletes.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to: coordinating the daily healthcare of student athletes; maintain and recording appropriate medical records for student athletes; administrative management of the athletic training program; and other duties assigned by the Internship Director or Athletic Director.

Qualifications

Minimum Degrees/Certifications/Licensure:  Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training.  BOC Certification and Texas State Licensure (or eligible).  Current CPR Certification. Master’s Degree preferred.

Minimum Skills/Qualifications:  Strong effective oral and written communication skills. Adaptable with strong time management skills and attention to detail.  Appropriate training with requirements of healthcare providers (OSHA, HIPAA, etc.) Experienced in medical documentation and EMR.  Ability to work well within a sports medicine team.  Proven ethical behavior.

Hired candidates will need to submit to a background/fingerprint check and there may be additional requirements as well (drug screen, COVID-19 information, etc.)

Stipend/Benefits

$30,100 annual stipend

Liability insurance

IRA Contribution

Additional Information

These are part-time positions and will consist of 28-hours per week of coverage at their respective school.  Positions will be open until filled.  This is an annual position with a start date of:  July 21st, 2021

Application Procedure

Please e-mail resume, cover letter, and three references to Jody Moore, MS, LAT, ATC, Athletic Training Program Supervisor, at BSWH-Southwest Sports Medicine @ Joseph.Moore@BSWHealth.org

About SportsCare USA, Inc.​​

SportsCare was founded in 1989 as a program to deliver sports medicine and wellness services to athletes.  Since its inception, SportsCare has worked to align health care resources with schools, private clubs, weekend warrior groups, community events and everything “physically active.” SportsCare’s philosophy expands the clinical view of sports medicine beyond just orthopedics and rehabilitation to serve the complete healthcare needs of athletes, coaches, and families.  This is accomplished by collaborating locally with comprehensive health care providers.

The SportsCare model provides staffing of on-site business development and athletic trainer liaisons with support from the SportsCare network and more than 30 years of best practices.  Areas of expertise include medical coverage plans, access protocols, service line promotion, social media, health education programs and ROI tracking.  Since 1989, SportsCare USA has implemented these strategies for over 100 health care providers in more than 40 markets.

About Southwest Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics

Southwest Sports Medicine & Orthopedics is a sports medicine clinic located in Waco, TX, dedicated to meeting the medical needs of athletes and active adults of all ages in the Central Texas community. In addition to being the Team Physicians for Baylor Athletics, Southwest Sports Medicine works with junior colleges and high schools from all over the Central Texas community. Dr. Jon Ellis, Dr. David Haynes, Dr. Bradley Gilliam, Dr. Scott Hecox, Dr. Freeland Ackley, Dr. Garrison Benton, and Dr. David Ferguson are Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Doctors Ellis, Haynes, and Gilliam specialize in arthroscopic sports medicine focusing on shoulder, knee, elbow, and hip.

In addition to the arthroscopic sports medicine injuries, Dr. Scott Hecox specializes in hand, wrist & elbow.  Dr. Benton and Ferguson specializes in total joint replacement and reconstruction.

Joining alongside a very diverse group of sports medicine and specialty orthopedic physicians, Dr. J. Freeland Ackley brings a much needed specialty to the central Texas community, Orthopedic spine surgery.

With the addition of Dr. Chris W. Miars, Dr. Corbett Boone, and Dr. Laura Irvin who are primary care sports specialists, we provide a wide range of non-surgical care for the injured athlete as well, including concussion management, pulmonary function testing, and the diagnosis and treatment of exercise-induced asthma. Dr. Miars, Dr. Boone, and Dr. Irvin have also trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound that provides improved in-office diagnostic capabilities as well as minimally invasive office treatments.

To apply for this job email your details to Joseph.Moore@BSWHealth.org