Minor League Physical Therapist

Miami Marlins

Minor League Physical Therapist

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Job Title: Minor League Physical Therapist

Location: Jupiter, FL

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Minor League Rehab/Medical Coordinator with day-to-day rehabilitation of Minor and Major League players
  • Ability to accurately evaluate and diagnosis baseball injuries and general medical conditions
  • Create and develop rehab programs based on the individual needs of each athlete
  • Write and develop individual throwing, running and swing progressions based on an athlete’s injury and position as well as make adjustments as necessary
  • Supervise, educate and coordinate with Athletic Trainers, Students and Strength and Conditioning coaches on the athletes under your care
  • Willingness to learn and evaluate running/throwing mechanics in relation to desired movement patterns established by the Marlins Medical Team
  • Communicate prognosis and progressions with the Medical Director, Minor League Coordinator, Physicians, Coaching Staff and Front Office
  • Keep accurate and complete records of injury and rehabilitation within the MLB EMR system
  • This would include rehab in spring training and off season

Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • PT Licensure in the state of Florida
  • Baseball Knowledge Preferred
  • Spanish Speaking Preferred but not required
  • CPR Certified
  • PT/ATC Dual Credentials preferred but not required
  • Mediocre need not apply

Be Part of Something Bigger Than Yourself

Be a part of the development of a new rehabilitation and strength/conditioning program that is designed specifically for baseball players.  Based on specific baseball movement patterns that directly relate to pitching, hitting, and running. These strength and movement pattern algorithms have been shown to reinforce specific baseball movements to be able to increases power while reducing stressors on the joints resulting in performance at the highest level with a significant decrease in risk of injury.

Practitioners work one on one to develop and reinforce safe strategic patterns that improve high level performance that reduce the possibility of injury.  These principals are utilized both for rehab and performance simultaneously.

Contact: Stan Conte, PT, DPT, ATC. Director of Medical Services — sconte@marlins.com