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 2022, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – for the 30th year in a row. For more than a decade, Seattle Children’s has been nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. We are honored to be the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and the Pacific Northwest.
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.
The Athletic Trainer position is a hybrid role: 50% in Clinic and 50% in High School settings.
$5,000 Sign-On Bonus
1.0 FTE (80 hours per biweekly)
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.The Athletic Trainer will treat and prevent athletic injuries by developing therapies to reduce pain and improve mobility under the direction of a physician and will assist in exercise instruction and demonstration, athlete/patient evaluation and testing.
The Certified Athletic Trainer will support our sports medicine pediatricians and other orthopedic providers including surgeons and APP’s in the physician practice setting. Duties include obtaining a detailed history, performing an initial physician exam, concisely presenting case to the physician, documenting in electronic medical record system, pending imaging and other pertinent orders, and providing after visit patient education. Other duties include brace fitting and interacting with patients and families via phone or mychart messages to answer questions and coordinate care.
The Athletic Trainer position is a hybrid role: 50% in clinic and 50% in High School settings
- Bachelor’s Degree in health related field
-One or more years of relevant experience
- Commitment to LEAN performance improvement
- Certified by National Athletic Trainers Association as an Athletic Trainer
- BLS for Healthcare Providers
- Current Washington State license to practice as an Athletic Trainer
- Prior to the start of employment, individuals are required to submit a copy of a receipt directly to Human Resources (electronically) confirming they have completed the fingerprinting process as outlined by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
- Master Degree in health related field
- Two years experience in an athletic training setting
- Demonstrated successful experience facilitating classes
In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.
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.