MLB Athletic Trainer

Miami Marlins

MLB Athletic Trainer

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POSITION: MLB Athletic Trainer

REPORTS TO: Director of Medical Services/Head Athletic Trainer

DEPARTMENT: Medical

GENERAL PURPOSE: Evaluation and treatment of Major League player injuries on a daily basis.  This requires location in Florida for Spring Training and the MLB season including travel on the road.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluate and triage all injuries and illness at the major league level
  • Develop specific treatment plans for injured major league players including prognosis
  • Communicate with the Head Athletic Trainer  regarding treatment plans and coverage of home games
  • Communicate with Head Athletic Trainer on daily playing status of all players.
  • Participate in developing rehab assignment progression on Major League IL players
  • Arrange and assure all medical appointments for Major League Players
  • Prepare and complete necessary paperwork required by MLB on injured and IL players
  • Document and maintain patient records through the EMR System
  • Oversee Worker’s Comp claims and paperwork for MLB players and staff.
  • Assist in the organization and management Major Spring Training
  • Organize the supply and equipment trunks for travel on the road
  • Administrate and manage ordering of equipment and supplies for the major leagues while staying within a prescribed budget
  • Assure that all necessary supplies are available for travel to other cities.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Work well with others for the good of the medical team and Marlins Organization
  • Leadership
  • Knowledge of the game of Baseball
  • Knowledge of Baseball Injuries
  • Ability to do high level physical exams of injured players
  • Communication and people skills especially to the Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Excellent Work Ethic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to learn
  • Work well with others for the good of the medical team and Marlins Organization

EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING

  • Athletic Training Certificate/License and/or Physical Therapy Degree/License
  • Expertise in Baseball Sports Medicine
  • Continuing Education courses that demonstrate level of post graduate education.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and consistently with Front Office, Physicians and staff

REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE

  • 5 years experience in Baseball Medicine
  • 10 years of hands-on patient treatment
  •  Management and Administrative experience