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Sports Performance Specialist - Sports Medicine Job in Westerville, Ohio US

Sports Performance Specialist - Sports Medicine

Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc - Westerville, OH

Posted: 5/10/2021 - Expires: 8/8/2021

Job ID: 227114034


Job Description

Sports Performance Specialist - Sports Medicine

Requisition ID



Sports Medicine


Sports Performance Specialist - Sports Medicine

The Sports Medicine Sports Performance Specialist develops, implements, and monitors sports performance services on behalf of Nationwide Children's Hospital Sports Medicine; assists in management of sports performance facilities; participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of department goals related to sports performance services; and ensures compliance with Joint Commission and external regulatory bodies. The specialist will also demonstrate competency defined in the "Competencies Required for this Job" section by providing age-appropriate training to clients from the age of 5 through 21 years and select adult clients, with a primary focus on the middle and high school ages. The position may also participate in clinical research, quality improvement initiatives and hospital or departmental committees.

Schedule: (Part time, Benefits Eligible, School year hours are afternoons/evenings; Summer hours are mornings/afternoons)


Sports Medicine and Orthopedic
584 County Line Rd W
Westerville, Ohio 43082

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children's Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We're 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we'll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes aCollaborative Cultureto deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to fosternewdiscoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children's badge what they do for a living. They'll tell you it's More Than a Job. It's a calling. It's achanceto use and grow your talent to make an impact thattrulymatters.Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be Proud


Frequently develops and maintains relationships with community coaches, parents, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and physicians to establish referral patterns to the program.
Continuously designs, implements, and monitors age-appropriate injury prevention and performance enhancement programs for sports medicine clientele, schools, interscholastic teams, and community youth organizations.
Continuously communicates with children on a level that they'll understand with instruction, cueing, and error correction.
 Occasionally coordinates transition of student-athlete rehabilitation to performance training with sports medicine staff.
 Occasionally assists with coordinating, maintaining, and staffing of weight room/performance facilities; assists in identifying and purchasing needed equipment; assists in scheduling training for various athletic programs.




Bachelor's degree required, masters preferred

Required Experience:

Minimum of 2- 5 years of related experience preferred (working with athletic populations and children)
National Strength and Conditional Association and/or American College of Sports Medicine certification required
Other certifications preferred, such as Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, Functional Movement Systems, USA Weightlifting, USA Track & Field, Titleist Performance Institute
 CPR Certification required
 Knowledge of medical terminology
Knowledge of sports performance equipment
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Supervisory skills
 Ability to maintain confidentiality
 Knowledge of OHSAA and NCAA rules and regulations
Strong verbal and written communication skills required to educate patients, families/caregivers, hospital staff and the public; and to write reports and correspondence and document patient care activities
Effective interpersonal skills required in interactions with patients and families/caregivers, NCH medical, nursing and allied medical staff, other clinical registered & licensed dietitians, occupational therapists and speech therapists, other hospital personnel, other agencies and institutions, and the public

Minimum Physical Requirement:

Talking on phone/in person - (Frequently)
Typing on a keyboard - (Frequently)
Standing/walking (Frequently)
Physically Active - (Frequently)

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Part Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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