The Lead Athletic Trainer position has both administrative and clinical responsibilities.
The position is responsible for supervising a group of Certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs) in outpatient clinics, ASC settings, and inpatient OR settings.
Leads staff to ensure efficient clinical operations and positive patient experiences.
Responsible for performance management, including performance feedback and reviews, disciplinary action, recognition, etc., and participates in goal setting.
Ensures staff compliance with policies and procedures. Coordinates coverage for staff PTO, callouts, etc. in the clinic, surgery center and hospital settings.
Provides onboarding and training new ATCs. Coordinates training, creates orientation schedule and monitors competency training of new hires.
Works with manager of clinical operations, or other department leaders, on actively recruiting, hiring and retaining ATCs.
Interviews potential ATCs candidates using EHC Specific Interview methods. Optimizes ATC role to top of scope of practice, identifying successful models of team based collaboration for specialty. Serves as first responder to a patient complaint regarding the care of the patient and is responsible for diffusing the situation and doing service recovery if possible/necessary.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree in a health related field, Master’s degree preferred.
Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Georgia state licensure.
CPR/AED certification required.
Four (4) years of experience as an ATC or 3 years of experience + 1 year of experience supervising or leading a team of ATCs.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association is required.