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Children's Hospital Boston Athletic Trainer I in Boston, Massachusetts

60427BRTitle:Athletic Trainer IDepartment:Orthopedics - Sports MedicineAutoReqId:60427BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:RehabilitationJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

This position will split its time supporting our Orthopedics – Sports Medicine department as well as a new partnership with Wellesley high school. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working with providers while at BCH and working with athletes while at Wellesley. Schedule will be approximately M-F 12:30pm – 8:30pm.

This Athletic Trainer I will be responsible for:

  • Following protocols of medical staff in planning, implementing, and designing treatment programs within an outpatient practice setting as a physical therapy aide or as an athletic trainer for athletic injuries

  • Performing diagnostic evaluations

  • Utilizing assessment skills to determine appropriate referrals

  • Collecting and maintaining statistical data and providing basic analysis

  • Coordinating schedules and coverage for orthopedic residents

  • Scheduling, receiving and/or registering patients, visitors and staff for appointments or procedures. Collecting, verifying and recording required information, obtaining records, files and/or results for appointments/admissions and entering related information on hospital and departmental computer systems. Collecting and organizing medical records, information, materials and supplies required for scheduled appointments

  • Providing positive and effective customer service that supports departmental and hospital operations

  • Supporting the physicians within their capabilities including evaluation, intervention, taping, and home exercise programs

To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Education, Allied Health, or Applied Sciences

  • 1-2 years of experience as an Athletic Trainer

  • The analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems OR design relatively complex systems and programs

  • Communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions, or well‑developed writing skills

  • The ability to work independently

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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