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Athletic trainer - Massachusetts Pirates (Worcester · MA)

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
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Job Title: Athletic Trainer

Background Information
The Massachusetts Pirates are a professional football team competing in the Indoor Football League and are coming off a championship-winning season! Our team is growing and we would love to add you to it. Our Athletic Trainers are the backbone of the organization; supporting our players through the physical tolls sports can take. With a 16-game season, we need our trainers to be available and trained enough to perform all necessary functions of the position. 
This position will support the Athletic Training department in implementing and coordinating medical care for Massachusetts Pirates players. The ideal candidate will be committed to the safety of the players and have a strong understanding of sports-related treatments. They will be detail-oriented, professional, possess strong communication skills, and able to work in a fast-paced environment. This is a paid position and some travel will be required.

Job Responsibilities
  • Support department with evaluating, treating, and rehabbing players
  • Health care knowledge should include: emergency care, on-site injury evaluation, application of appropriate modalities, developing of rehabilitation programs, and being someone the team can trust
  • Assist and monitor injured players as they heal and progress
  • Communicate effectively with staff, coaches, and athletes
  • Help maintain a complete and up-to-date record of players' health
  • Assist with remaining in compliance with league standards
  • Preserve relationships with health care partners
  • Prepare equipment and necessary treatments for practices and games
  • Keep the training room clean and organized
  • Away game travel will be involved as well
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited university
  • Certified athletic trainer
  • Experience with stretching, taping, and other sport-related rehabilitation practices
  • Organized and available to work
  • Ability to work irregular hours and weekend
  • Able to handle confidential information in an appropriate manner
  • Ability to respond to management directions and follow instructions effectively
  • Self-starter with excellent follow-through and judgment
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 available irregular hours/weekends?

  2. Are you able to provide your own transportation?