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UT Health Senior Licensed Athletic Trainer in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Senior Licensed Athletic Trainer

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Facilities/Operations

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190001OB

Position Summary:

Provides athletic training services on an ongoing basis. Responsible for developing an effective marketing program for Orthopedic Surgery. Performs a wide variety of duties requiring specific knowledge of the clinic’s policies and procedures.

Location: Texas Medical Center

Dept.: MSB Orthopedics Administration

Status: Full-Time

FLSA: Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for the development and implementation of the departmental marketing plan.

  2. Coordinate education opportunities.

  3. Conducts training courses to athletic trainers and coaches.

  4. Performs post-operative procedures such as dressing changes and removal of sutures.

  5. Monitors patient’s care such as incisions and signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis.

  6. Monitors patient’s physical therapy and evaluates further treatment as needed.

  7. Manages customer relationships to ensure that customer’s needs are met.

  8. Liaison with Physical Therapy providers.

  9. Participates in local, state and national athletic and sports medicine conferences.

  10. Responsible for providing patient documentation.

  11. Coordinates with Athletic Trainers and Coaching staff with area high schools, colleges, and universities regarding athlete care and rehabilitation.

  12. Creates and distributes newsletters to local medical providers and schools.

  13. Collaborates with physicians, and coaches to promote patient referrals.

  14. Assist with institutional staff development activities.

  15. Keeps abreast with sports medicine.

  16. Manages Human resources activities of department in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.

  17. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

  • Must have State of Texas Athletic Training Licensure.

  • Must be certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

  • Must have current certification in adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and/or certification for emergency medical services (EMS).

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Microsoft Office.

Minimum Education:

Master’s degree in athletic training, sports medicine, kinesiology, or related degree.

Minimum Experience:

Ten years of related experience. Must have five years experience teaching at a college or high school level in athletic training, kinesiology, health education, or related field.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or over 50 pounds frequently and/or over 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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