Athletic Trainer with Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves in Uncasville · CT

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
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Position Summary:
This position is responsible for the day-to-day well-being of the Connecticut Sun and Black Wolves players through training, injury management and prevention.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: includes but not limited to:
  • Responsible for creating a wellness program for athletes
  • Attends to athletes injuries and illnesses for all Mohegan Sun owned and partnership teams at all practices and home and away games
  • Maintains medical records and reports all issues to the team, league, coaching staff and personnel as needed
  • Identifies and schedules contracted positions, including but not limited to strength and conditioning, massage therapists, doctors and specialists as needed
  • Oversees the inventory levels of athletic gear, supplies and the daily activities of the Equipment Assistant

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Hires and manages athletic training interns and ball kids
  • Works with the Risk Management department for all Workers Compensation claims and care
  • Creates customized rehabilitation programs, as needed
  • Manages injuries and works with the medical team
  • Assists with team travel, equipment and team operations

Minimum Education and Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Sports Medicine or a related field
  • Must have valid US Passport with the ability to travel throughout the US and Canada
  • Three years of experience working with elite athletes on a professional or collegiate level team
  • Must have and maintain NATABOC certifications and actively pursue a Connecticut Athletic Training licensure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • In lieu of a Degree and previously mentioned experience, ten years of experience working with elite athletes or a professional or collegiate level team may be considered

Competencies:  Incumbent will master the following competencies while in this position:   
  • Basic understanding of the Mohegan Sun budget process
  • Thorough understanding of the Mohegan Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO) as it relates to employment

Training Requirements:
  • Knowledge of Mohegan Sun corporate and department policies and procedures
  • Must be certified in CPR and First Aid

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and move equipment, bags and supplies up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to travel with the team for away games
  • Must be able to work various shifts and flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, requirements or working conditions associated with the job.  Mohegan Sun reserves the right to make changes in the above job description whenever necessary.

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