Full-Time Athletic Trainer

Chicago Cubs

Full-Time Athletic Trainer

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POSITION: Certified Athletic Trainer

LEVEL OF POSITION: DSL 2 – Summer League

ORGANIZATION: Chicago Cubs   

JOB STATUS: Full Time Athletic Trainer

CONTACT PERSON(S):     Mike McNulty ATC

METHOD OF CONTACT: Email: mmcnulty@cubs.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • This is a full-time, 12-month position (November 1st– October 31st) with benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K). The position will start ASAP with responsibilities in Boca Chica, the Dominican Republic at the team’s complex.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Detect dysfunctional movement patterns and design and implement individualized corrective exercise programs to address these dysfunctions.
  • Be an active member of the Player Development Athletic Training Staff and participate in continuing education opportunities and promote a culture of progressive learning.
  • Coordinate pre- and exit-physicals of professional athletes and staff at the training complex.
  • Administer emergency care utilizing appropriate OSHA guidelines and make medical referrals, if necessary.
  • Direct day-to-day athletic training room operations.
  • Adhere to the guidelines of administrative documentation including, but not limited to, AHMS, Emergency Action Plans, Major and Minor League insurance programs, Modern Medical Pharmaceutical, budgeting inventory management.
  • Maintenance, including calibration, of therapeutic modalities in his/her control.
  • Maintain positive working relationship with team physicians and coordinate appropriate medical testing as directed by the team physician.
  • Comply with and establish a line of communication between the professional athlete, manager, coaching staff, Major and Minor League Medical Staff’s.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Player Development, Director, Medical Administration, Head Athletic Trainer, and/or Manager, Player Development Athletic Training.
  • Complete a yearly evaluation and review with Manager, Player Development Athletic Training and other appropriate personnel.
  • The athletic trainer will identify and carry out the education and counseling of players and staff regarding their injuries/health.
  • Assist with coordinating surgeries & follow-up care appointments for all players.
  • Follow up with an athlete’s health history and injury status of players.
  • Coordinate with the team orthopedic and internist regarding appointments, evaluations, and medical concerns.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certification by the Board of Certification of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • State Licensure is required where applicable
  • Maintain certification in Athletic Training by fulfilling Continuing Education requirements
  • Must maintain professional liability insurance coverage
  • Certification in CPR/AED and First Aid

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual (Spanish preferred)
  • Master’s degree or advanced coursework related to healthcare
  • Certification or advanced coursework related to Strength and Conditioning
  • Previous work experience in professional baseball                          

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1st, 2019 or until the position is filled.