Certified Athletic Trainer – Dominican Summer League

Detroit Tigers

Certified Athletic Trainer – Dominican Summer League

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POSITION: Certified Athletic Trainer

LEVEL OF POSITION: Rookie – Dominican Summer League Affiliate

ORGANIZATION: Detroit Tigers

JOB STATUS: Full Time       

CONTACT PERSON(S): Corey Tremble

METHOD OF CONTACT: corey.tremble@tigers.com

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Detroit Tigers are looking for a Full-Time Certified Athletic Trainer for their Rookie Level – Dominican Summer League Affiliate.  The applicant would report as part of the Detroit Tigers Sport Medicine Staff in February (Spring Training) and would assist in the care during the Dominican Republic Spring Training/Dominican Republic Extended Spring Training Programs and oversee the Dominican Summer League Affiliate in San Pedro de Macoris, DR.  Additional responsibilities during the US Extended Spring Training will be determined.

The position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in pre-participation examinations/measurements, practice/game coverage, use of the Major League Baseball EMR, and the 6 domains of athletic training (injury prevention, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate care, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning, organization and administration, and professional responsibility).  The applicant must also be able to communicate effectively with the Medical Coordinator, Assistant Medical Coordinator – International, Strength and Conditioning Staff, Field Staff, and Front Office.

Full benefits (Health/Vision/Dental) with 401K availability.  Relocation to Lakeland, FL will be requested for this position.         

QUALIFICATIONS:          

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training from an CAATE Program (Or comparable equivalent based on date of graduation)
  • Current NATA BOC Certification Required (In Good Standing at time of hire)
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Previous Baseball Experience preferred, but not required

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled.