Arkansas Children's Athletic Trainer (Full-time, nights & weekends required) in Little Rock, Arkansas
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CC015095 Sports Medicine
Responsible to recognize, evaluate, treat and rehabilitate participating athletes who have suffered a sports injury or illness as well as provide injury prevention education to those athletes. Responsibilities include coverage of athletic team events and additional special events as assigned. Serves as the primary liaison between the assigned school, the parent/athlete, and appropriate healthcare providers. Responsible for other duties at ACH as assigned.
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Recommended Work Experience:
Related Field - 1 year of experience
Athletic Training (AR) - Arkansas State Board of Athletic Training
Provides appropriate sports related care for athletes/patients.
Makes return to play decision as appropriate.
Maintains documentation of patient/athlete interaction on appropriate forms, including documentation of any necessary follow up.
Keeps athletic training room neat, organized, and safe.
Assists with supply ordering; maintains organization and inventory of supplies/equipment.
Assists the sports medicine coordinator in budgeting related to assigned school.
Assists with the referral and scheduling of athletes to appropriate healthcare providers.
Coordinates with school and district personal on implementation of emergency action plans and sports medicine related policy.
Ensures the school insurance claim form is completed and appropriately disseminated.
Acts as educator and advocate for patient/athlete/family.
Is available by phone to assigned school when not on campus.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Arkansas Children’s (https://www.archildrens.org/contentpage.aspx?nd=919) is the only hospital system in the state dedicated to caring for children, which enables us to uniquely shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas.
Arkansas Children’s is driven by four core values—safety, teamwork, compassion and excellence—which inform every action.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital has received Magnet Status (http://www.archildrens.org/contentpage.aspx?nd=2489) from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), for nursing excellence and patient outcomes. And we are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report (https://www.archildrens.org/health-and-wellness/news/news-story?news=123) for Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Urology.
For more than a century, Arkansas Children’s has met the unique needs of children. But we’re more than just a hospital treating sick kids—our services include two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, foundation, clinics, education and outreach, all with an unyielding commitment to making children better today and healthier tomorrow.
Arkansas Children’s Little Rock campus includes a 336-bed hospital with the state’s only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, burn center, Level 4 neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, as well as a nationally-recognized transport service. And Arkansas Children’s Northwest (http://www.archildrens.org/contentpage.aspx?nd=3691) provides inpatient and emergency care, clinic rooms and diagnostic services to children in that corner of the state.
“Arkansas Children’s is a place of hope and comfort for children and parents. When you are at children’s, you are part of an elite team united with a common goal of saving children and making their lives better.” Michael – Business Operations Manager
“Arkansas Children’s Hospital is a prestigious institution that cares for children.” Linda – Information Systems Analyst
“We are an organization of care, love, and hope while we champion children.” Angela – Parking and Fleet Coordinator
“Care, love, and hope for children!” Kathy – Administrative Assistant
“When I think of my time here at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, I can honestly say that it has given me a unique perspective on the human condition, and the various roles that we all have in patient care. As a supply assistant, I have a very important job ensuring that the doctors and nurses have what they need to provide the world class medical care to the Children of Arkansas and surrounding states. Being a Champion for Children is more than a catch phrase, it is a way of life!” Nick – Supply Assistant
Arkansas Children's provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. Further, Arkansas Children's will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.