Athletic Trainer - The University of Akron, Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Clinics
Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Posted on: September 18, 2023
About Akron Children's Hospital Akron Children's Hospital has
been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties
are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.
With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than
50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're
making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality
care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than
1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and
pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care
partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide
thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage
clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With
our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere
app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us.
Learn more at akronchildrens.org. OUR PROMISES
- To treat every child as we would our own
- To treat others as they would like to be treated
- To turn no child away for any reason We are seeking people who
are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients,
family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and
personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive. Full
Time 40 Hours/Week Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Onsite, 5
days/week Coverage to clinics at The University of Akron, Sports
Medicine and Orthopedics Travel Required Summary: The Athletic
Trainer provides direct patient care including ongoing assessment,
treatment, rehabilitation, conditioning, prevention and education.
Responsibilities: 1.Provides direct patient care including ongoing
assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, conditioning, prevention and
education. 2.Provides instruction and assistance to patients and
the families as appropriate. 3.Communicates with physicians,
coaches and health professionals regarding patient care and
coordination of services and other needs as indicated. 4.Provides
written documentation according to departmental standards. 5.Works
with and provides guidance to students and unlicensed personnel.
6.Seeks educational opportunities to further professional
development. 7.Fosters enhanced awareness/understanding of athletic
training, sports medicine, and clinic/hospital programs to the
department, hospital, schools and other community organizations.
8.Participates in departmental research and educational programs.
9.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
10.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
for the physical, psych/ social, educational, and safety needs of
the patients served regardless of age. 11.Other duties as required.
Other information: Technical Expertise 1.Ability to maneuver into a
variety of small spaces and assume various positions including
crawling, kneeling and squatting. 2.Must possess sufficient
strength to ensure safety of unstable patients and assist in
patient transfers. 3.Fine motor functions including precise
hand/eye coordination as well as gross motor functions which allow
for manipulation of tools, instruments and equipment. 4.Excellent
communication skills, both verbal and written. 5.Strong
problem-solving skills. 6.Strong interpersonal skills with the
ability to work with both patients and families. 7.Experience
working with various levels within an organization is required.
8.Experience in healthcare is preferred. 9.Experience working in
Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is
required. Education and Experience 1.Education: Bachelor's degree
is required. Master's degree is preferred. 2.Certification:
Certified by the National Athletic Trainers' Association is
required. Licensed by the Ohio OT/PT/ AT Board is required. 3.Years
of relevant experience: Minimum of three (3) years of experience is
preferred. 4.Years of supervisory experience: None. Full Time FTE:
1.000000 Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer
of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with
Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link
below to learn more:
Position: ALLIED HEALTH REHAB
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