Clinic Services & Administration. Coord, Sports Concussion Prog – Full-Time, #51716


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Posted Date: September 4th, 2019

Job Description:

The TRIA Sport Concussion Program Coordinator (SCPC) will utilize broad-based skills in patient care, ancillary services, and business office practices, and will provide assistance to providers through a broad and varying range of complex operational and administrative support to contribute to the success of the Sport Concussion Program. Coordination of interdisciplinary team efforts in regard to the concussion program development, implementation, and day to day operation. The SCPC is a member of the sport concussion treatment team and collaborates with the team to coordinate care management services that are designed to ensure access and to follow the patients across the continuum of care. The SCPC works to promote and assure service accessibility, attention to individual needs, continuity of care, and comprehensive and coordinated service delivery. Facilitates and supports all aspects of recurring and/or program-based tasks required for the areas to operate efficiently and effectively. Anticipates and responds to needs of department.

The Sport Concussion Program Coordinator must have a strong clinical interest in concussion management, staff development, education, as well as data collection, research and outcomes. Highly organized and able to work within a multiple specialist care team of providers within the concussion program. Will communicate timely, clearly and in a professional manner with staff, physicians, patients, patient family members, the Sport Concussion Program Leadership team, and other internal/external customers. Will demonstrate appropriate skills in listening, conflict management, problem solving, decision-making and process improvement. Will represent self and TRIA based on the TRIA Employee Traits and will maintain a positive attitude and the highest level of professionalism across all duties.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Collegiate or professional sport experience including extensive experience with concussion management and return to play, including experience with protracted recovery and management of difficult cases, working within a multi-disciplinary care team. Experience with vestibular and exertion rehab, return to learn, and return to play. Experience with computerized neurocognitive testing. Up to date on current concussion legislation and evidenced based best practice in concussion care.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Certifications/Licenses:

Current BOC Certified Athletic Trainer required.

Current License with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice required.

NATA member in good standing.

Must have current NPI number.

Strong clinical and human relations skills are required. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, and maintains standards of clinical skills and professional ethics as established by the NATA and BOC. Basic computer/keyboarding/mouse skills required. Demonstrates knowledge of age related growth and development principles necessary to provide appropriate service and ensure safety of patients. Can make autonomous decisions in regards to patient care related issues and be able to make independent decisions based on scope of practice and protocols established with their physician.

Excellent interpersonal, listening, critical thinking and organizational skills. Team player that collaborates to achieve highest outcomes.

Drivers License:
Must have valid driver’s license and meet the insurability requirement relating to Park Nicollet’s motor vehicle violation criteria.

Additional Comments/Requirements:

This is a combination of clinical and administrative leadership position. The TRIA Sport Concussion Program Coordinator serves as a member of the TRIA Sport Concussion Leadership Team, who works together with the full team of concussion experts at TRIA on the continued development and growth of the program. The role is split with approximately .5 of their time spent working in the clinic with our physicians and clinical sports neuropsychologist as a member of the care team. The other .5 of their time is spent on administrative, operational, and program development work. We are seeking an athletic trainer (AT) leader with a passion for concussion management. Along with a strong background in the diagnosis and management of concussion as an AT, the ideal candidate will have extensive experience providing collaborative care with multiple other healthcare professionals, as well as broad experience working with athletes and patients of all levels and backgrounds. They must excel in a team environment and promote collaboration, but also have the ability to work independently, making autonomous decisions. The ideal candidate enjoys education, has experience in and propensity for public speaking, both to the public as well as other medical professionals.

Union Name: Non-Union

Job Code: P3QA

Department: Clinic Services

Job Number: 51716

Status: Full-Time

Work Schedule: Day with occasional nights and weekends

Site: TRIA Orthopaedic Center, Bloomington

Hours/Pay Period: 80

Benefit Eligible: Yes