The athletic trainer is the liaison between the patient, the medical doctors or their support staffs, and the physical therapy staff. Job includes following the patient from the time of arrival to their time of departure and making sure all the patient's and doctors needs are met to provide the best physician/patient experience as possible.
Minimum: Bachelors degree from a BOC Accredited Program with 5 year’s experience. Preferred: Master’s Degree with experience in working with the active population.
Must be BOC certified and possess Texas state certification.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Possible lifting, bending, walking, kneeling, stretching, and stooping. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity work directly with athletic population is an activity-based environment. Requires normal hearing and eyesight to allow for patient interaction and transfer of patient information from the patient to pen chart.
EXPOSURE CATEGORY/WORKING CONDITIONS
Fast paced orthopedic medical practice environment. Occasional night or early morning hours as well as the possibility for overtime. Must be able to adjust and adapt to changing conditions.