Athletic Trainer-Locust Grove

Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  52178

JOB SUMMARY

Provides high-quality sports medicine services. Functions effectively as a member of the sports medicine team. Supports the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta mission. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's degree in related field
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • National Athletic Trainer’s Association certified athletic trainer (ATC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
EXPERIENCE*
  • 1 year of experience in working with athletes in numerous sports
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • NA
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Clinical competencies in treatment aspects for sports medicine patients
  • In-depth knowledge of basic training program principles for variety of sports
  • Good mental and physical health
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Demonstrates clinical competence in the provision of effective service delivery appropriate to the patient’s specific needs and diagnosis.
    • Understands medical diagnosis and treatment interventions.
    • Follows established rehabilitation protocols based on diagnosis.
    • Provides education to parent and patients in an ongoing fashion via text, phone, or email.
    • Completes charge sheets on each patient and submits daily.
    • Completes documentation on a daily basis with appropriate content.
  2. Demonstrates effective use of time for direct and indirect patient care and departmental responsibilities.
  3. Demonstrates commitment to continuous professional growth and improvement.
  4. Delivers competent age-appropriate patient care, integrating infection control and body substance precautions, patient safety, body mechanics, and knowledge of growth and development.
  5. Identifies patient/family need for services from ancillary departments and provides follow-up and referral as necessary.
  6. Participates in maintaining and monitoring the work environment to ensure a continual state of Joint Commission readiness.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS* Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistanceBending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)WORKING CONDITIONS* Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Allied Health - Rehab

Posted
09/25/2020
Salary Range
$36,000.00 - 50,000.00
per Year
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Location
Atlanta, GA 30342, US