Clinical Athletic Trainer - (210002RJ)
Description The Clinical Athletic Trainer will work with the sports medicine Orthopaedic surgeons and pediatrician. Will be responsible to evaluate, plan and modify treatment for a wide variety of patients in the Sports Medicine Department within the Division of Pediatric Orthopedics. Other responsibilities include patient evaluation, home exercise therapy education, brace/crutch fitting, casting and education, facilitation of necessary ancillary services, and to participate in research within the sports medicine field. In collaboration with the Sports Medicine Team, the Clinical Athletic Trainer will develop and implement athletic training outreach services to local high schools, including pre-participation evaluations, training room evaluations, and game and event coverage.
Qualifications Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree in athletic training. Master’s degree preferred as the position will be involved in research, education, and marketing efforts. .
Minimum Work Experience
1 year At least 1 year of athletic training experience required. 3 years athletic training experience in a clinical setting, preferred. .
Patient Treatment and Services
- Evaluate new and return patients, include present history, past medical/surgical history, medications, and allergies; obtain information regarding radiology, labs and past work-up/information.
- Assist physician in making physical therapy and radiology referrals; order x-rays.
- Develop targeted diagnosis and management plan and inform patient/family; dictate patient encounters.
- Present clear, concise and well formulated information to physicians.
- Measure and fit crutches and braces based on treatment plans.
- Assist to coordinate care and patient follow-up.
- Apply and remove basic and specialized bracing, plaster and fiber casts.
- Ensure appropriate post-op, follow-up care and coordination of ancillary services; educate patient and families regarding home exercise therapy and use of braces and crutches.
Athletic Training Outreach Program
- Create and develop education and training documents for patients and families regarding sports injury, prevention and diagnosis
- Organize and implement an afternoon training room at a local high school.
- Establish working relationship with athletic director, coaches, and parents.
- Consult physician appropriately for questions and concerns.
Organizational AccountabilitiesOrganizational Accountabilities (Staff)
- Assist and or/train, residents in the proper application techniques.
- Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
- Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
- Partner with all team members to achieve goals
- Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
- Contribute to a positive work environment
- Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
- Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
- Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
- Use resources efficiently
- Search for less costly ways of doing things
- Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
- Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
- Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
- Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
- Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
- Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Primary Location: Maryland-Silver Spring
Work Locations: Inventa Towers 1 Inventa Place Silver Spring 20910
Job: Allied Health
Organization: AmbulatoryRegular / Temporary: R (Regular)Position Status: FT - Full-TimeShift: DayWork Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Job Posting: Sep 8, 2021, 6:21:35 AM