Major League Massage Therapist

Chicago Cubs

Major League Massage Therapist

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POSITION: Major League Massage Therapist

LEVEL OF POSITION: Major League

ORGANIZATION: Chicago Cubs

JOB STATUS: Full Time Massage Therapist

CONTACT PERSON(S): Chuck Baughman, MS, ATC

APPLICATION LINK: CLICK HERE

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

  • This is a full-time position with benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K). The position will start ASAP with responsibilities with the Major League team. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Detect dysfunctional movement patterns and design and implement individualized corrective exercise programs to address these dysfunctions.
  • Be an active member of the High Performance Team and participate in continuing education opportunities and promote a culture of progressive learning.
  • Assist in day-to-day athletic training room operations.
  • Adhere to the guidelines of administrative documentation including, but not limited to, AHMS, Emergency Action Plans, budgeting inventory management.
  • Responsible for monthly performance testing (i.e., range of motion, TMG, strength) as determined by the High Performance Team.
  • Maintenance, including calibration, of therapeutic modalities in his/her control.
  • Comply with and establish a line of communication between the professional athlete, manager, coaching staff, Major League Medical Staff.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of High Performance, Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Complete a yearly evaluation and review with Director of High Performance, Head Athletic Trainer and other appropriate personnel.
  • The massage therapist will identify and carry out the education and counseling of players and staff regarding their injuries/health.
  • Follow up with athlete’s health history and injury status of players.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certification by American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
  • State Licensure is required where applicable
  • Maintain certification in Massage Therapy 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: Until position is filled.