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Athletic Trainer, Part Time - Flex, JDCH: Program Dev.-Sports Medicine

Company: Memorial Healthcare System
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Athletic Trainers are responsible for providing training services for local schools, community events as needed, and sport specific rehabilitation/reconditioning for injured athletes. Athletic trainers provide service to school age, and adolescent. Athletic Trainers perform job duties within the Sports Medicine Program. These duties include evaluation of injured athletes and assessment of capabilities.
Detailed responsibilities:

  • Applied Knowledge: Athletic trainers must have knowledge about a large range of medical problems. Assessment and evaluation skills and working with other healthcare professionals will be needed.
  • Attention to Detail: should be thorough and detailed with injury tracking and documentation. Maintain adequate medical records on all injuries and rehabilitation procedures.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situation when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff and families.
  • Establish a working relationship with a designated team physician, community physicians, school nurses, athletic directors, and coaches.
  • Establish daily hours of operation for the athletic training facility and maintain a clean and sterile environment for medical use. Develop comprehensive venue and condition specific emergency action plans that should be rehearsed annually.
  • Complete Memorial Healthcare System policies training to include: Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan training, HIPPA, and comply with the regulations therein.

    Competencies and skills:
    • STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
    • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
    • ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
    • RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
    • PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND CARE: Assesses and provides patient care prior to, during and/or after procedures; considering medical condition, age and diversity.
    • DOCUMENTATION: Provides written/electronic record of details of patient care as appropriate to position, certification and skills.
    • THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE/ACTIVITIES: Treats patients using a prescribed plan of therapeutic exercise or activity to correct functional impairments.
    • EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE: Inspects equipment and validates that equipment is in proper working order.
    • ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING: Uses decision making processes and tools to analyze situations and make effective decisions.
    • DEVELOPING RELATIONSHIPS: Builds positive and productive business relationships with individuals and groups.
    • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: Communicates effectively with various audiences using the most appropriate method for the situation.
    • PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
    • TEAM WORK: Contributes to fullest potential to achieve team goals.
    • ORGANIZATION SKILLS: Organizes work to achieve maximum efficiency.
    • HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: Maintains patient information within current legal requirements and privacy laws.
      • Bachelors

        • Athletic Trainer License - FL
        • BLS Certification
        • Board of Athletic Trainer Certification
        • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

          Education equivalent experience:
          • Bachelor's degree and graduate of an accredited Athletic Training program.
            Other information:
            Complexity of Work: This role requires critical thinking skills, effective communication, decisive judgment, and the ability to build and foster positive relationships. The incumbent must be able to lead others and take appropriate action when required.

            Required Work Experience: No Prior Work Experience Required.
            Working conditions:
            • Bending and Stooping 20.00%
            • Keyboard Entry 20.00%
            • Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient 20.00%
            • Standing 40.00%
            • Walking 20.00%
            • Audible Speech 20.00%
            • Bio hazardous Waste 20.00%
            • Computer Monitor 20.00%
            • Wet or Slippery Surfaces 20.00%
              Organizational Profile:
              Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is a 226 bed free-standing children's hospital in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida located near Fort Lauderdale. The hospital is currently undergoing a 4-story vertical expansion to double the number of floors and to continue to meet its commitment to providing the highest quality and safest care for children in the region.JDCH is one of 6 hospitals that are part of Memorial Healthcare System, the 3rd largest public health system in the country. Memorial delivers nearly 14,000 babies per year in 3 hospitals and has 132 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - both level 2 and 3 (the state of Florida does not yet have a separate designation for level 4 care). JDCH has robust high-risk and congenital programs including a US News and World Report ranked pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery Program, one of only two active programs in the state that does heart transplants. Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital's Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine program is also ranked by US News and World Report as number one in Florida and is one of the largest programs in the southeastern United States. JDCH also has robust Neurosciences, Hematology/Oncology and other specialized surgical programs (approximately 10,000 surgeries per year). They also have the area's largest pediatric and neonatal transport team, which also does mobile ECMO. JDCH serves over 375,000 children per year from around the state. Approximately 100,000 children are cared for in our 3 emergency rooms across the county per year. JDCH's services continue to grow with the opening of the new specialty center/ambulatory surgery center in Palm Beach County in 2018 and a new ambulatory pavilion in Miramar, near Miami-Dade County which will open in 2021.Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital offers resources for academic pursuits, spanning from clinical research to basic science investigation via affiliations with nearby universities and through its Pediatric Institute for Discovery and Innovation (PIDI). Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital has an established pediatric residency program and deep relationships with other hospital providers and universities.Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital combines leading-edge clinical excellence with a child- and family-friendly environment that emphasizes the Power of Play. Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services - delivered with kindness, dedication and compassion.Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Keywords: Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood , Athletic Trainer, Part Time - Flex, JDCH: Program Dev.-Sports Medicine, Healthcare , Hollywood, Florida

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