Minor League Athletic Trainer Intern

Seattle Mariners

Minor League Athletic Trainer Intern

165 165 PBATS.com

Job Title: Minor League Athletic Trainer Intern

Department: Baseball Operations

Reports To: MiLB Medical/Athletic Training Coordinator

Status: Seasonal

Primary Objective: Direct and lead all medical and conditioning aspects of the assigned affiliate.

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 Medical/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
  • Coordinate entrance and exit physicals as needed for players joining 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
  • Assist in coordinating conditioning programs through daily communication with Field Manager and Performance Specialist
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine or related field; or combination of years of experience and education
  • NATA/ BOC Athletic Training Certification, Current CPR/First Aid & AED Certification required.
  • Eligible for Licensure in the State of Arizona for any/all practice certifications required.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in professional or high-level athletics’ field preferred.

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

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