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Lead Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer - Las Vegas Aces (Henderson · NV)

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Under the supervision of the Medical Director, the Lead Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer will be responsible for the development of the overall sports medicine program for the WNBA Las Vegas Aces, including but not limited to: injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, educational programs, and counseling for professional basketball players. 
  • Coordinate and implement pre-season and post-season player physicals per WNBA standards.
  • Provide physical therapy and athletic training to Las Vegas Aces players in-season and during off-season.
  • Coordinate medical appointments for players as indicated in-season and during off-season.
  • Daily medical update communication with Las Vegas Aces coaching staff and management team in-season and during off-season.
  • Manage practice, training and arena facilities medical and training equipment inventory.
  • Manage practice, training and arena facilities medical and training ordering and provide recommendations.
  • Assist medical director in the development of the sports medical program budget.
  • Record keeping and documentation including, but not limited to WNBA electronic medical records (EMR program).
  • Manage player workman’s compensation claims completed and follow-up per guidelines.
  • Provide player health and performance assessment recommendations for draft and trades with Las Vegas Aces management and coaching staff.
  • Assist equipment manager with duties related to player health.
  • Implement medical intern program in-season in coordination with assistant physical therapist/athletic trainer, equipment manager and performance coach.
  • Schedule and coordinate medical intern staff for coverage of all team practices and athletic competitions, including visiting team practices and shoot arounds.
  • Travel with team to all away games.
  • Professional development in off season to support Las Vegas Aces medical team. 
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • At least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and inventory control.
  • Knowledge of athletic, mechanical, and electronic equipment, supplies, and/or uniform repair.
  • Knowledge of purchasing procedures involving procurement and travel logistics.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to lead, train, and functionally supervise staff and/or student employees.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.

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.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you fully vaccinated?

  2. Are you willing to relocate or commute to Las Vegas?