• Athletic Trainer - Highschool Setting

    Job ID 2019-33500
    Area of Interest
    Rehab & Alternative Medicine
    Location Name
    Other Off-Site Location
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.8 FTE (64 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Athletic Training Program
    Shift
    Day/Evening Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Seattle
    Primary Location : State/Province
    WA
  • About Us

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

     

    In 2019, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

     

    As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

    Overview

     

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


    – ATHLETIC TRAINER/HIGHSCHOOL SETTING .8 FTE –


    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.


    In 2019, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.


    As a Magnet designated institution, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it is delivering frontline care to our patients and families, or the day-to-day interactions with our colleagues, our values are the fabric of our culture and community.


    Seattle Children’s is recognized as a leading teaching, research and specialty center at the forefront of pediatric care. Our goal is to be the country’s #1 children’s hospital. We seek quality people with the right skills. We look for team players who want to work at the top of their skill level and continually improve the care we provide.


    As a member of Seattle Children’s Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, you will be working in a fully-integrated position in the high school setting, assessing, managing, and rehabilitating student-athletes’ injuries. Additionally, Seattle Children’s ATs work cohesively and collaboratively with their school’s staff and administration to provide education on injury prevention, rehabilitation, wellness and other health-related issues to athletes, coaches, athletic directors, parents, and the public.


    The primary responsibilities of the Athletic Trainer are to provide superior rehabilitative care to injured athletes and to educate athletes, coaches, Athletic Directors, parents, and the general public on injury prevention, rehabilitation, wellness and other health-related issues.

     

     

    Requirements

     

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Bachelor’s Degree in health related field.
    - Commitment to LEAN performance improvement.


    Required Credentials:
    - Certified by National Athletic Trainers Association as an Athletic Trainer.
    - BLS for Healthcare Providers.
    - Current Washington State license to practice as an Athletic Trainer.


    ** For staff that work in schools, a fingerprint check is required at time of hire, using a Washington state criminal identification fingerprint card. The record check shall be through the Washington State Patrol Criminal Identification System and through the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Fingerprint checks must be within the previous two years.


    Preferred:
    - Master Degree in health related field.
    - Two years experience in an athletic training setting.
    - Demonstrated successful experience facilitating classes.

     

     

     

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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