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Athlete Health and Performance Coordinator with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in Las Vegas, NV

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) jobs
Sports Jobs in Las Vegas, NV
Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant
Become a Champion with us:
Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:
Our Las Vegas office has an on-site Cafe serving healthy,delicious breakfast and lunch and a state of the art Performance Center that employees have access to. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!

Strategy for Winning:
Our office consists of people who are passionate, dedicated and innovative people. The Athlete Health and Performance Coordinator is responsible for coordinating medical care and ensuring that all athlete medical requirements and licenses are obtained in a timely manner for each event. This position entails significant interaction with athletes, athlete managers and various medical providers to ensure appropriate medical care and that all medical and licensing requirements are in place for each event.

  1. Coordinates all aspects of medical care for athletes, both in and out of competition, including scheduling appointments, coordination of efforts with individual service providers and insurance companies.
  2. Reviews athlete records to determine what requirements the athlete is not currently compliant with and implements steps to alleviate the deficit. Prepares letter to athletes and their managers regarding deficiencies, provides athletes and managers with documents that require completion, and schedules medical appointments for licensing requirements.
  3. Receives and reviews confidential medical records and communicates with the Vice President, Athlete Health & Performance for submittal to appropriate state athletic commission.
  4. Updates and verifies all information is complete and accurate for athlete and cornerman (seconds) licensing and athlete deductions in database.
  5. Assists Vice President, Athlete Health & Performance with attention to athlete injuries and last minute details and aspects of licensing. 
  6. Obtains necessary information from athletes and maintains information according to company policy and HIPAA regulations.
  7. For assigned events, researches and identifies appropriate Trauma hospitals in the city of each event in advance of the event.  Contacts EMT services in advance of the event and discusses UFC service requirements, setup, availability, etc.
  8. Attends events and meets with state athletic commission to assist with all aspects of transport and treatment of injured athletes as scheduled. Alternates events with other team members.
  9. Routinely follows up with assigned athletes and reports the status of athletes’ medical condition to appropriate staff.
  10. Works with the state’s athletic commission to lift athlete’s medical suspensions.
  11. Other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience:
  1. Associates degree in healthcare field preferred.
  2. 2-3 years of experience in Medical Administration field desired.
  3. Knowledge and/or education pertaining to medical terminology.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external working relationships.
  6. Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  7. Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information.
  8. Intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook and ability to learn other basic computer programs.
  9. Ability to prioritize and multi-task, and handle various competing activities and interest simultaneously.
  10. Bilingual Preferred.
  11. Availability to travel domestically and internationally when needed.

Zuffa LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Zuffa, LLC conducts pre-employment background and drug screenings

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have experience in medical terminology?

  3. Do you have experience in the healthcare field?

  4. Specifically why are you interested in this opportunity?