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Athletic Trainer Supervisor

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Variable
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  84881

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides leadership for athletic training services and programs within sports medicine. Represents Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta effectively in the school and community environment. Proactively supports efforts of Manager, Community Outreach to develop a Metro Atlanta and state and/or region clinical outreach program that will result in increased system referrals and cultivate an advocacy relationship with key/potential referral sources supporting the identified business and marketing strategies. Functions effectively as a member of the sports medicine team to support the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta mission.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • National Athletic Trainer’s Association certified athletic trainer (ATC)
  • Georgia Board of Athletic Trainers license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

EXPERIENCE*

  • 5 years of clinical experience in athletic training

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Master's degree

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Competence in the identification, care, and follow up of on-field and sports-related injuries
  • Clinical competencies in treatment aspects for sports medicine patients
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and team building skills
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule and perform a variety of work-related tasks as needed
  • 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. Collaborates with Manager, Community Outreach throughout business planning process to propose new business initiatives that would strengthen the sports medicine clinics and athletic trainer services and better serve community needs.
  2. Markets and promotes orthopedic/sports medicine services locally through professional meetings, facility visits, or community outreach activities.
  3. Identifies patient/family need for services from ancillary departments and provides clinical follow-up and referral as necessary.
  4. Performs clinical leadership by demonstrating the highest level of sports medicine treatment.
  5. Communicates effectively with physicians and members of the sports medicine team.
  6. Fosters positive environment for team collaboration and effective problem-solving.
  7. Assists Manager, Community Outreach with input of time call and scheduling of event coverage for certified athletic trainers.
  8. Assists Manager, Community Outreach with annual reviews of supervised certified athletic trainers.
  9. Delivers competent age-appropriate patient care to patients from newborn to 21 years of age.
  10. Integrates infection control, patient safety, body mechanics, and knowledge of growth and development into provision of patient care.
  11. Demonstrates clinical competence in the provision of effective service delivery appropriate to patient-specific needs through on-field assessment, care, and prevention of injuries by taping, bracing, and preventive exercises.
  12. Communicates with parents/guardians, coaches, and administrators regarding athletes.
  13. Completes daily training room documentation.
  14. Identifies patient need for services from ancillary departments and provides follow-up and referral as necessary.
  15. Assists Manager, Community Outreach with operational duties and other responsibilities as required.
  16. Participates in maintaining and monitoring the work environment to ensure a continual state of Joint Commission readiness.
  17. Manage the day to day operations of the staff, including but not limited to: work assignments, task management, time tracking/management, and on-the-job training.
  18. Take an active role in coaching and mentoring the team to ensure continued employee growth and success both on the team and at the broader CHOA organization.
  19. Assist manager with employee performance evaluations and hiring decisions.

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 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 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 - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 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


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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