Job Title: Minor League Athletic Trainer
Department: Baseball Operations
Reports To: MiLB Medical/Athletic Training Coordinator
Status: Full Time
Primary Objective: The Minor League Athletic Trainer will serve as a part of a comprehensive team in a high-performance professional baseball setting. This position is responsible for aiding in management of all medical and player care programs for the Seattle Mariner players as well as working proactively to prevent injuries utilizing a collaborative and progressive approach.
- Evaluate, design, and implement protocols for use in athletic training and treatment programs at their assigned affiliate
- Work closely with Performance Staff on player conditioning and injury prevention programs
- Collaborate with coaching staff to ensure all parties are represented in creating and adjusting player maintenance plans as needed
- Coordinate daily communication and reporting
- Prevent, evaluate and treat athletic injuries
- Keep all required injury and treatment records
- Daily communication with Senior Director of High Performance, Medical/Athletic Training Coordinator, Field Manager, and coaches on overall player status
- Lead communications with team physicians and other medical personnel as needed
- Work with Manager of Rehab & RTP on rehab protocols and return to play schedules for injured players
- Help coordinate off-season programs and contact for each player at season’s end
- Coordinate entrance, exit and spring training physicals as needed
- Oversee inventory and budgeting to ensure supplies are available and program needs are being met
- Will perform other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine or related area of study required. Master’s degree in Sports Medicine or related area of study preferred. 2+ years’ experience in professional or high-level athletics’ field preferred
- NATA/BOC Athletic Training Certification, Current CPR/First Aid & AED Certification required
- Eligible for Licensure for any/all applicable practice certifications required
- Advanced Therapeutic Certifications (Dry needling, IASTM, MAT, etc) 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: firstname.lastname@example.org