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Full Job Title: ATHLETIC TRAINER, .5 FTE, Sports Medicine

Job Number: 88986

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 3-6-2017



DEPARTMENT: Patient Services-Ambulatory Sports

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Clinical Director, Clinical Manager

TITLES SUPERVISED: None

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs DIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide clinical services to one or more physicians(s), working closely with physicians, other support personnel and patients to ensure a well-functioning and efficient clinic along with excellent patient care. To provide clinical program development and fulfill patient care responsibilities. To provide patients with evaluation and treatment of medical and musculoskeletal pathology consistent with the scope and practice of athletic training clinical competencies as defined by the State of Ohio BOC.

Responsibilities
·Patient Care - Age Specific and Culturally Diverse
Consistently integrates age specific and culturally diverse concepts into patient care, taking into consideration both the patient's chronological age and developmental functioning.
·Evaluation and Treatment
Under the direct supervision of a Physician provides a comprehensive treatment approach to assigned athletes/patients demonstrated by incorporation of appropriate evaluation techniques; implementation of thorough, functionally based treatment programs, and appropriate discharge planning including patient education/training. Makes appropriate referrals to other resources. Facilitates referral of patient from physician to physical therapist. Perform procedures, collect data, analyze data and make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment and discontinuation of care. Formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. Plan and coordinate care, treatment and rehabilitation for discharged patients.
·Teamwork
In the clinical setting, will assist a physician in providing concussion education to patients and families and perform delegated clinical/clerical/administrative tasks. Contributes to department/center program development through involvement in special projects. Demonstrates consistent integration of the Interprofessional Practice Model (IPM) in all aspects of practice. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature and seminars, implement this knowledge into Sports Med clinical area, Uses self-appraisal performance review and peer review. Demonstrates openness to coaching and mentoring from others. Facilitates learning by assisting with peer and student learning experiences. Works with dept managers, interprofessional councils, and magnet reps to identify, share, implement and evaluate safety best practices.
·Clinical judgment when performing caring practices
Collects clinical data; follow algorithms, decision trees, and protocols. Matches formal knowledge with clinical events to make appropriate decisions; uses available resources as needed. Documents plan of care, care delivered, and patient and family outcomes. Focuses on the usual and customary needs of the patient and family; anticipates future needs; bases care on standards and protocols; maintains a safe physical environment; acknowledges death as a potential outcome. Consistently integrates age specific concepts into patient care, taking into consideration both the patient's chronological age and developmental functioning. Using self-management support, develops care goals and actions through partnerships with patients and families. Facilitates patient and family learning by providing structured education based on the plan of care goals, and the needs of the patient and family; uses teach back to evaluate effectiveness. Recognizes routine or obvious changing patient situation; in unusual care situations, seeks help with needed to identify patient problem. Sees the pieces or components; sees patient and family within the isolated environment of the unit; sees self as key resource to support the family through the healthcare experience through care coordination.
·Compliance
Participates in research data collection in HIPAA compliant manner, follows standards and guidelines. Sustains a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Supports leadership in efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of the department and hospital. Monitors and complies with safety and departmental policies and procedures. Ensures individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled in a timely basis. Is mindful of CCHMCs processes and compliance with CMS standards and freely communicates safety and compliance concerns to leadership team members.

Skills & Competencies
·Family-centered care
Understands and support family-centered care
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Independence and Teamwork
Ability to work autonomously, with independent judgment, as well as in a collaborative team environment.
·Professional Demeanor
Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor
·Emotional Resilience
Remaining composed and calm when faced with setbacks, disappointments, rejection, crises, stress or pressure; readily putting aside concerns to get the job done; taking a problem solving rather than an emotional approach when faced with a difficult situation; being even-tempered and non-defensive
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·Professional Knowledge
Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to evaluate, plan and administer treatment.
·Technology
Demonstrates excellent working knowledge of computer technology.
·Physical Ability
Physical ability and stamina sufficient to perform the physical requirement of the position.

Required:
·B.S in athletic training from an accredited college or university
·Licensed in the State of Ohio, if applicable
·National Athletic Trainer's Association Certified

Preferred:
·M.S. in athletic training from an accredited college or university

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