Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.
Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood.
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We are searching for a Full Time - Senior Athletic Trainer -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide high quality Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Services and act as a liaison to the community coaches, athletic trainers, and school nurses. This role will proactively support efforts that ensure the delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment and provide family centered care to a culturally diverse population in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
Bachelor’s degree required
Athletic Trainers License from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation required
Board Certified Athletic Trainer certification from the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers required
BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
4 years licensed athletic training experience required
A Master’s degree may substitute for two years of the required experience.
Ensures that the assessment includes a systematic approach, patient's condition, developmental age, current practice standards of the specialty unit, and adherence to clinic scope. Incorporates data from patient, family, laboratory, and other medical reports
Documents the Patient/Family Assessment to include injury, illness, treatment, rehabilitation, and consultation. Able to perform physical measurements on patients including muscle circumference, limb length, and joint angle measurements
Collaborates with the patient, family, and members of the health care team to establish desired outcomes and to meet immediate and future health care needs
Implements therapeutic physician, Nurse, or Athletic Trainer initiated interventions. Responsible for Home exercise program for patients per Provider’s request
Instructs/educates patient and family on appropriate exercise behaviors including modality, intensity frequency, duration, and progression
Evaluates and communicates missed appointments per clinic practice, non-compliance with plan of care to supervising physician and other members of the health care team and determines readiness of return to play
Evaluates and documents patient responses to care provided and recognizes the patient's progress towards meeting desired outcomes
Promotes continuity of patient care throughout the education of patients, families and health care team in self-care, health promotion and disease prevention
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