Athletic Trainer- Orthopedics Clinical WV - TL
Westerville, OH 
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Job Description
Athletic Trainer- Orthopedics Clinical WV - TL
Requisition ID 2023-46575 Category Sports Medicine
Overview

The Clinical Athletic Trainer in Orthopedics is responsible for assisting in all clinical aspects of the Orthopedics Program through daily clinical operations, and patient care including, but not limited to patient rooming and triage, communication between both patient family and physician, and coordination of care both within the NCH system and externally. They will develop professional relationships with their patients and families to become a valued member of their health care team, deliver a high level of customer service, and continually look for ways to improve the quality of their clinical and rehabilitative services. This position will report to Sports Medicine but will work in Orthopedic clinics daily. This position will report to Sports Medicine, but will work in Orthopedic clinics daily. Areas of priority will include - but not limited to - daily clinical coverage, patient education, department operations, Sports Medicine community partner engagement, and occasional community event Sports Medicine coverage. Knowledge of age appropriate care, scientifically based and medically established best practices for pediatric and adolescent sports medicine and active populations is the standard required for quality service delivery. Nationwide Children's Hospital is committed to health equity, continuity of care, and patient confidentiality, safety, and satisfaction.

**$5,000 Sign on bonus for 2 year commitment**

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

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Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

Responsibilities
    Continuously assists physicians in Orthopedics clinic in the delivery of high quality patient care through efficient rooming of patients, skilled history taking, placing appropriate x-ray orders according to approved
  • LPIPs, fitting braces and casts as ordered by physicians, constructing home exercise programs, or other duties as requested by the physician.

  • Continuously maintains proper documentation in accordance with hospital standards.

  • Continuously maintains open lines of communication with physicians and other members of the health care team on all patients to ensure high quality patient care. Reviews the utilization of services and patient progress with Orthopedics clinical staff.

  • Completion of annual department required training, keeping abreast of all policy and procedural changes for clinical care and taking responsibility to become competent with any techniques used in clinic and patient care.

  • Frequently assists physicians with in-clinic procedures.

    Occasionally assists with the coordination of clinical care for Orthopedics patients through the NCH system and with consulting physicians.

Note: Regular, reliable and consistent attendance is an essential job function. Employees are expected to perform work as scheduled. Please see the physical requirements for this position listed below.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training or closely related field; Master's Degree highly preferred

Licensure:

  • Licensed as an Athletic Trainer in the State of Ohio

Certifications:

  • BOC Certified.
  • CPR certification.

Skills:

  • Microsoft Office,
  • EMR

Experience:

  • 3-5 years clinical athletic training experience in a hospital setting highly preferred.
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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