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Minor League Athletic Trainer, Dominican Republic - Chicago Cubs

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor

Job Description
CHICAGO CUBS POSITION DESCRIPTION 
 
JOB TITLE:    Minor League Athletic Trainer, Dominican Republic 
DEPARTMENT:   High Performance – Player Development   
REPORTS TO:   Director, High Performance 
FLSA STATUS:     Exempt  
 LOCATION: Boca Chica, Dominican Republic 
 ROLE 
This is a full-time, 12-month position (November 1st- October 31st) with benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K).  The position will start ASAP with responsibilities in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic at the team’s complex.   
 RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Detect dysfunctional movement patterns and design and implement individualized corrective exercise programs to address these dysfunctions. 
  • Be an active member of the High Performance Athletic Training Staff and participate in continuing education opportunities and promote a culture of progressive learning. 
  • Coordinate pre- and exit-physicals of professional athletes and staff at the training complex.  
  • Administer emergency care utilizing appropriate OSHA guidelines and make medical referrals, if necessary. 
  • Direct day-to-day athletic training room operations. 
  • Responsible for monthly performance testing (i.e., range of motion, strength) as determined by the High Performance Team. 
  • Adhere to the guidelines of administrative documentation including, but not limited to, AHMS, Emergency Action Plans, Major and Minor League insurance programs, budgeting inventory management. 
  • Maintenance, including calibration, of therapeutic modalities in his/her control. 
  • Maintain positive working relationship with team physicians and coordinate appropriate medical testing as directed by the team physician. 
  • Comply with and establish a line of communication between the professional athlete, manager, coaching staff, Major and Minor League Medical Staff’s.  
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of High Performance, Director of Player Development, Head Athletic Trainer. 
  • Complete a yearly evaluation and review with Director of High Performance, Director of Player Development, Head Athletic Trainer and other appropriate personnel.  
  • The athletic trainer will identify and carry out the education and counseling of players and staff regarding their injuries/health. 
  • Assist with coordinating surgeries & follow-up care appointments for all players. 
  • Follow up with athlete’s health history and injury status of players. 
  • Coordinate with the team orthopedic and internist regarding appointments, evaluations, and medical concerns.   
 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Certification by the Board of Certification of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association  
  • State Licensure is required where applicable 
  • Maintain certification in Athletic Training by fulfilling Continuing Education requirements 
  • Must maintain professional liability insurance coverage 
  • Certification in CPR/AED and First Aid 
 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Bilingual (Spanish preferred)  
  • Master’s degree or advanced coursework related to healthcare  
  • Certification or advanced coursework related to Strength and Conditioning  
  • Previous work experience in professional baseball 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.