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Sports Manager-ATC and Outreach

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday; Variable
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Requisition #:  27864


Provides leadership and supervision for sports program athletic trainers and community outreach program. Manages assigned operations, including personnel selection, operations, scheduling coverage for multiple high school and club sports, performance improvement, injury data base management, service satisfaction, fiscal accountability, contracting with schools and club sports, marketing and education for community providers and organizations, and working closely with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta sports medicine physicians, urgent care, emergency, and other departments. Proactively supports efforts that ensure safe delivery of care for children participating in sports and promote a safe environment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Management, Health Administration, Sports Medicine (Athletic Training), or Physical or Occupational Therapy


  •  Georgia Athletic Training license required


  • 5 years of clinical experience in nursing, management, health administration, sports medicine, or physical or occupational therapy
  • 2 years of experience in management/leadership/sales


  • Master of Business Administration


  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and team building skills


  1. Prepares budget and monitors budget performance through ongoing assessment of revenue, scheduling, staffing, supplies and equipment, and marketing.
  2. Coordinates and monitors daily operations, scheduling of athletic training coverage for all schools, club sports, tournaments and venues.
  3. Manages new and annual contract renewals in collaboration with legal services, administration, and marketing.
  4. Provides oversight and development of school internship program and maintenance of injury tracker database.
  5. Ensures high-quality patient care and customer satisfaction through engagement of key stakeholders, e.g., sports physicians, leaders, staff, emergency, urgent care, transfer center, community and physician liaisons, marketing, and public relations.
  6. Supports performance improvement process.
  7. Provides leadership and participates in development of community and provider relationships and education.
  8. Identifies strategic opportunities for program growth and improved quality of care through knowledge of external markets and professional association participation.
  9. Leads program development initiatives in sports medicine, e.g., sports concussions, wrestling weight management, injury prevention, outcomes reporting, and others identified by leadership, physician, or staff.           
  10. Participates in maintaining and monitoring the work environment to ensure a continual state of Joint Commission readiness.
  11. Responsible for all aspects of managing and leading a team including: interviewing, hiring, training, developing, directing work and processes, managing performance, recognizing, and rewarding employees.
  12. Mentor team members to encourage personal and professional growth.
  13. Encourage ongoing skill development by providing opportunities for continued education.


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.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/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 - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)


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, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 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 70 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 ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. 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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Location:  Office Park (1639)  -  1639 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Allied Health - Rehab

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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