At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Orthopedics- Sports Medicine department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Sports Injury Prevention Specialist will be responsible for:
Understanding the human anatomy, movement patterns, and strength and conditioning principals and how they relate to injury prevention and is able to convey this information to clients.
Proficiency with all components of all offered programs, including proper progressions for exercises, technique preferred by the center, and screening tools to ensure client safety.
Working as part of a group to constantly improve the services offered at the center
Running all injury prevention programs (typically in a small group setting).
Completing initial assessments of clients to screen for potential injury risks and ensure the program they are assigned to is appropriate and safe including Injury Prevention Evaluations and Gait Analyses.
Training clients in a private or small group setting, as assigned.
Performing daily facility and equipment maintenance and cleaning processes.
Assisting with research projects being conducted at The Micheli Center as assigned.
Assisting with administrative tasks as needed.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training, or closely related field required; Master’s degree preferred and/or four plus years of experience typically acquired in athletic training or strength & conditioning setting. Prior experience working with the child to young adult population; able to interact well with, and motivate this age group as well.
Nationally recognized Strength & Conditioning certification (NSCA, ACSM, etc…) or BOC Athletic Trainer certification.
CPR, AED, and First Aid certified – adult and child.
Proven ability to be a community leader and interact with other leaders in the industry.
Must be detail oriented, well organized, and outgoing with a proven track record in leadership positions.
The ability to work weekends and evenings as needed.
This new position will be located at the Skating Club of Boston- Norwood, MA. We are looking for candidate's to start on May 1, 2020. The opening of the new facility is July 2020. The training for this position will be held in Waltham, MA.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.