Minor League Athletic Trainer — Dominican Republic

Seattle Mariners

Minor League Athletic Trainer — Dominican Republic

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Job Title: Minor League Athletic Trainer – Dominican Republic

Department: Baseball Operations

Reports To: MiLB Athletic Training Coordinator

Status: Full Time

Primary Objective: Responsible for prevention, treatment, rehabilitation of injuries and field coverage for Seattle Mariners Minor League Players, primarily at the Dominican Republic complex.

Essential Functions:

  • Prevent, evaluate, and treat athletic injuries.
  • Keep daily records of injury reports and treatment records.
  • Timely reporting of injuries and treatments to the Senior Director, High Performance & the MiLB Athletic Training Coordinator.
  • Schedule appointments for injured players with appropriate physicians and obtain documentation for these visits to include in the player’s electronic medical record.
  • Facilitate maintenance exercise programs; ensure compliance of maintenance strengthening and rest and recovery programs.
  • Rehab and recondition injured athletes.
  • Monitor pitcher throwing programs.
  • Oversee budget, inventory and supply ordering for our DR complex.
  • Coordinate entrance and exit physicals as needed for DSL players and J2 roster.
  • Daily communication with Field Manager updating health status of injured players.
  • Coordinate exit physicals and follow-up testing ordered by team physician during exit physicals; develop off-season maintenance programs for respective players
  • Organize and maintain a clean Athletic Training room; ensure all modalities are properly serviced and calibrated
  • Oversee and ensure accurate and timely documentation into the AHMS for all DSL and J2 players.
  • Assist in coordinating conditioning programs through daily communication with Field Manager and Performance Specialist
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • National Athletic Trainer’s Association Certification/ BOC Certified
  • Eligible for Arizona ATC Licensure
  • CPR and AED certified
  • Baseball experience preferred
  • Spanish Proficiency highly recommended.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Must be a committed professional, with strong analytic focus.
  • Ability to relate to athletes and generate program buy-in
  • Shall demonstrate the ability to be innovative and proactive in promoting new ideas and concepts.
  • Shall possess strong decision making ability, knowing when to make a unilateral decision and when to consult with the team or superiors, and how to involve them in the process.
  • Shall incorporate strategic thinking; formulating objectives and priorities, and implementing plans consistent with short and long term interests. Capitalizing on opportunities and managing risks.
  • Exemplifies a collaborative approach in dealing with management, team members, and vendors.
  • Must possess outstanding communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Must also be clear and organized, persuasive, yet inclusive.
  • Acts in a manner that is fair and ethical, and always with integrity.
  • Must possess computer proficiency with email, MS Word and Excel.
  • Documentation into MLB’s electronic medical records system.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Maximum lifting of up to 50 pounds with frequent lifting of weights up to 25 pounds; typically standing and walking for the majority of the day
  • This position is based out of Peoria, Arizona but will require residence in the Dominican Republic during all active periods (Summer League, Instructional League and camps)
  • This position will require travel
  • This position involves non-traditional work schedule and will require work on weekends and occasional holidays

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and references to Michael Feliciano: mfeliciano@mariners.com


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