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Minor League Medical Administrator - Chicago Cubs (Chicago · IL)

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor

Job Description
 
JOB TITLE:    Minor League Medical Administrator  
DEPARTMENT:   High Performance – Player Development   
REPORTS TO:   Director, High Performance 
FLSA STATUS:     Exempt  
 LOCATION: Mesa, AZ 
 ROLE 
The successful applicant will assist in the administration of confidential medical information and support of the High Performance Staff.  
 RESPONSIBILITIES 
Medical Records and injury surveillance 
  • Time-loss and non-time loss injuries recorded 
  • Appropriate notes recorded 
  • All athlete’s injury status and availability noted in athlete health management system  
  • HIPAA compliance and athlete medical record privacy, de- identification of athlete records 
  • Conduct period audits of the AHMS system for the Minor Leagues. 
Injury Analysis 
  • All recorded injury, illness, and prevalence data analysis 
Injury Risk Reduction 
  • Assist in review and update of strategies following ongoing analysis of injuries and workload, and review of clinical evaluations, MSK screening and fitness testing results 
Communication 
  • Cross referenced with other departments & within ATC, HP, Athletes, Coaches and Front Office 
Off-season - Influencing and Tracking Athletes Remotely 
  • Established communication platforms that facilitate remote coaching and programming 
  • Assist in Plan-do-review. Goal setting and longitudinal monitoring of remote impact 
Innovation 
  • Innovative approaches to service delivery aligned to 'best practice' 
  • Novel research ideas and initiatives 
  • Reaching out to experts in the field to exchange ideas  
Management 
  • Manage emergency care utilizing appropriate OSHA guidelines and make medical referrals, if necessary, on a daily, uninterrupted on-site basis to include off-hours, nights, and weekends. 
  • Assist in management of pre-participation physicals as needed for Major and Minor League Spring Training and the June draft as well as end of season exit physicals on a daily on-site, uninterrupted basis to include off-hours, nights, and weekends. 
  • Manage medical documentation and billing for those players and staff who require  doctor’s appointments, diagnostic imaging and physical therapy.  
  • Assist in management of a yearly uninterrupted schedule of coverage for ATCs for all  Chicago Cubs activities involving Chicago Cubs players at our Arizona facility on a daily on-site, uninterrupted basis to include off-hours, nights, and weekends. 
  • Execute administrative duties and documentation including, but  not limited to, AHMS, Major and Minor League insurance programs, Maxor Pharmaceutical and, budgeting inventory management. 
  • Coordination of COVID-19 protocols, required MLB testing, and scheduling of follow-ups, as needed, for the Minor Leagues. 
  • Assist the Manager of Risk Management in periodic worker’s comp claim reviews. 
  • Assist the Manager of Environmental Health and Safety with OSHA recordable logs for the minor league season. 
  • Review and execution of the Emergency Action Plan for the Spring Training Complex. Coordination of meetings with appropriate personnel (included EMS, Safety and Security, Athletic Training Staff) to review the EAP yearly. 
  • Participate in educational sessions with selected Player Development and Scouting personnel during Organizational Meetings when appropriate. 
  • Assist in management and maintain quality assurance amongst minor league affiliates as it pertains to Athletic Training daily and standard operating procedures. 
  • Oversight and Administration of the Athletic Training Internship Program. Execution of Affiliation Agreements, Time Sheets, and serve as a Preceptor. 
Other Duties 
  • Administer Athletic Training services to players and staff at the discretion of the Head Minor League Athletic Trainer & Performance Coordinator. 
  • Assist in maintaining the Athletic Training facility. 
  • Assist in inventory of the ATC equipment and submit to the Head Athletic Trainer (quarterly). 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Minimum of 3 years full-time experience as a high-level Athletic Trainer  
  • Undergraduate degree in health care with an emphasis in sports medicine / Athletic Training 
  • Certification as recognized by the NATA, BOC 
  • Certification in CPR/AED and First Aid. 
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Experience as a lead Athletic Trainer 
  • Specialist skills that will contribute and ultimately enhance the technical expertise of the Athletic Training Unit  
  • Previous work experience in professional baseball  
  • Bilingual (Spanish preferred) 
  • Certification or advanced coursework related to Rehabilitation Techniques 
  • Pursuit of best practice and innovation 
  • Open and transparent communication 
  • Accountability – self and others 
  • Growth mindset 
  • Vision, Mission, Values to Drive Culture 
  • Shared beliefs will create trust in the process 
  • Expectations of everyone’s role within the team 
  • Uphold the High-Performance Standard of Practice 
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.