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LCMC Health Certified Athletic Trainer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Children's Hospital of New Orleans is a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region. We are seeking a dynamic Certified Athletic Trainer. The mission of making care available to all children has allowed Children's to grow as an organization.

Children's Hospital is a not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South. We invite you to experience the magic of Children's Hospital.

The Certified Athletic Trainer is responsible for the care of injured athletes from pre-adolescents to adults at community sporting events and on the practice/ playing field. The Certified Athletic Trainer assesses, treats, and instructs athletes with movement dysfunction and physical disability caused by pain or injury under the direction of a Physician. The Certified Athletic Trainer administers immediate first aid care and develops a treatment program based on the nature of the injury, including follow-up with a physician when appropriate. The Certified Athletic Trainer communicates health care information with the athlete, caregiver, coach, sports medicine management team, and physician when appropriate. The Certified Athletic Trainer will be responsible for any other assigned job duties. The Certified Athletic Trainer will be asked to demonstrate actions consistent with LCMC's Values and Mission.

Job functions:

Appropriately assesses and examines athletes with varying diagnoses according to the Athletic Training (AT) scope of practice, including CHNOLA's set standards.

Treats athletes within the AT scope of practice.

Provides education to patients, caregivers, coaches, etc regarding athletic injuries and care.

Maintains records and necessary documentation in accordance to state practice act and national standards.

Implements a program for emergency action planning, documentaiton and training.

Responsible for facilitating the overall safety of patients to include prevention, practice and event coverage, injury evaluation, physician referral, activating EAP, treatment and rehabilitation.

Maintain professional relationships with physician partners and related interest withing the LCMC system and GNO medical community.

Maintain confidentiality in all matters to include patient care, physician and employee matters.

Proficient communication with athletes, coaches, caregivers, physicians and sports medicine staff.

Efficeintly follows all CHNOLA protocols and injury management within scope of practice and State Practice Act.

Manages patient and customer complaints including requests for service quickly and courteously.

Cultivate relationships with stakeholders that aligns with LCMC Mission and Vision in order to facilitate growth of the LCMC Sports Medicine program.

Accepts responsibility for own growth and development through in-services, required programs, in-house education, learning center assignments and continuing education.

Allocate work time effectivley to make efficient use of resources and capabilities.

Anticipate and accommodate work schedule for seasonal changes.

Maintain professional certifications and licensure.

Maintain BLS/ CPR certification.

Participates in program education efforts both internally and externally.

Proactively seeks opportunity for skill development according to assigned job roles.

Adhere to a personal plan of professional development and growth through professional affiliations, activities and continuing education.

Responsible for special projects as requested by the sports medicine management team.

Agrees to meet set Program Expectations including Program standards.

SPECIFICATIONS

Experience

1 year experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer preferred.

Education

Bachelors Degree required.

Masters Degree preferred.

Licensure

BOC Certified Athletic Trainer, State Licensed Athletic Trainer through LSBME, Basic Life Support from American Heart Association (CPR)

As a member of our team, you will not only experience personal reward, you will also find tangible benefits for you and your family. For more information please go to www.chnola.org.

Children's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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