Season Athletic Training Intern

Chicago Cubs

Season Athletic Training Intern

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POSITION: Athletic Training Internship

LEVEL OF POSITION: DSL – Summer League 

ORGANIZATION: Chicago Cubs

JOB STATUS: Seasonal Athletic Training Intern

CONTACT PERSON(S): James Edwards MS, ATC

APPLICATION METHOD: Email resume to James Edwards (jedwards@cubs.com)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • This is a full-time seasonal internship (June-October 31st) for the Chicago Cubs Domincan Summer League. The position will start ASAP with responsibilities in Boca Chica, 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 High Performance Athletic Training Staff and participate in continuing education opportunities and promote a culture of progressive learning.
  • 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, budgeting inventory management.
  • 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 High Performance, Director of Player Development, Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Assist with coordinating surgeries & follow-up care appointments for all players.
  • Follow up with 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 in CPR/AED and First Aid

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual (Spanish preferred)
  • Certification by the Board of Certification of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • Previous work experience in professional baseball

COVID VACCINATION:

Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement of the position, subject to consideration of reasonable accommodations for documented medical or religious needs that do not pose an undue hardship.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until position is filled.