Texas Health Resources Athletic Trainer-Orthopedic Specialty-Alliance in Dallas, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Orthopedic Specialty Associates-Alliance Office

2401 Westport Parkway, Suite 150

Fort Worth, TX 76177

Assists with patient's rehabilitation activities to maximize physical fitness or treat or prevent injury. Assists in exercise instruction and demonstration, patient evaluation and testing.

Essential Functions

Assists with intake of patients including medical history, initial testing, and any other intake requirements relating to office visit. Communicates results of testing to physician.

Collaborates with physicians, physical therapists and other applicable providers to evaluate the patient’s physical condition and advise and treat athletes to maintain maximum physical fitness or to treat or prevent injury for participation in athletic competition. May prescribe routine and corrective exercises as need.

Assists in the treatment and/or prevention of injuries by treating chronic or minor injuries and related disabilities to maintain athletes' performance.

Provides discharge instructions and release paperwork, instructions for home and ongoing care, schedules follow-up visits, and makes referrals to other healthcare providers as prescribed by physician or physician’s assistant.

Follows-up with patients and ensures ongoing communication with patients, school personnel, etc. as required.

May assist with facilitating communication sessions as needed.

Participates in special projects or completes other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Bachelor's Degree Kinesiology, Sports Medicine

or related field

Experience

6 Months Team sports or related experience.

Skills and Abilities

Description Proficiency

• Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.

• Demonstrates sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in

questionable or emergency situations.

• Maintains a positive, caring attitude towards patients.

• Good computer skills using a medical management application.

• Possesses a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.

Licenses and Certifications

LAT - Licensed Athletic Trainer Licensed by State of Texas

National Athletic Trainer

Association (NATA) Board of Certification (BOC)

Entity Information:

Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) includes more than 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality, patient-safe care at more than 240 offices located throughout the DFW Metroplex. THPG members are active in group governance and serve on multiple committees and councils. Ongoing Texas Health initiatives, like the Diversity Action Council and Living the Promise, have helped to create an inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture and workplace, making THPG a great place to work

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