Medical Director with Philadelphia 76ers in Camden · NJ

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Founded by Josh Harris and David Blitzer, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) includes in its portfolio the Philadelphia 76ers, the New Jersey Devils, leading venue Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center, the Delaware Blue Coats, the Binghamton Devils, the Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball, and renowned esports franchise Dignitas. Led by some of the best and brightest minds across a diverse spectrum of industries, HBSE positions itself as one of the most pioneering, innovative global sports and entertainment businesses to date. HBSE also strives to positively impact the local communities in which it operates through the powerful platform of sports.
HBSE offers an energetic work environment built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do. Prudential Center in downtown Newark, N.J. hosts more than 175 concerts, family shows and special events annually and is the fourth-ranked sports and entertainment venue in the U.S. by Pollstar and Billboard. It is home to the New Jersey Devils, a renowned NHL franchise with three Stanley Cup championships and a proud, passionate fan base. Prudential Center is also home to the brand-new GRAMMY Museum Experience, the first and only of its kind on the east coast.
The Philadelphia 76ers organization is one of the most storied franchises in American sports, led by some of the best and brightest minds across a diverse spectrum of industries, HBSE positions itself as one of the most pioneering, innovative global sports and entertainment businesses to date.  The 76ers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, UFC and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the sports industry. The 76ers offer a best-in-class workplace culture built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do.
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MEDICAL DIRECTOR
The Philadelphia 76ers organization is one of the most storied franchises in American sports, led by some of the best and brightest minds across a diverse spectrum of industries, HBSE positions itself as one of the most pioneering, innovative global sports and entertainment businesses to date.  The 76ers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, UFC and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the sports industry. The 76ers offer a best-in-class workplace culture built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do.
Position Summary: 
The Medical Director implements a professional, process driven, evidence based and progressive approach to treating and rehabilitating our players. This person will be responsible for leading and overseeing all processes connected to athletic training, physical therapy and soft tissue therapy. This person will also collaborate closely with physicians, both team physicians and identified experts, and implement their recommendations for medical treatment and care.
Philadelphia 76ers, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Lead the Sixers Medical team, including the areas of Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, and Soft Tissue Therapy. 
  • Design, implement, and document best-in-class programs and processes within those areas, including injury prevention, rehabilitation, and recovery.
  • Ensure staff within those areas maintains organizational standards for excellence via education, collaboration, feedback and continual learning.
  • Make recommendations for the Athlete Care budget, including capital expenditures and professional development support for staff. 
  • Implement meritocratic hiring processes in order to identify, recruit and attract elite professionals who fit within our team-first, player-centric culture.
  • Establish connections and collaborations with domain experts both locally and globally. 
  • When needed, identify and coordinate external medical support for staff and players.  
  • Educate staff on methodology, technology and protocols that can be used to address existing problems.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting within Athlete Care department and to designated front office leadership.
Qualifications (educational, experience and basic knowledge requirements):
  • 5 years of experience in a medical role supporting a professional or amateur sports organization, with a preference of experience at the NBA level
  • Prior experience directing a basketball medical program is preferred
  • Advanced Education (MD/PhD/MS) in Sports Medicine or related field is preferred
  • Professional Certifications in key medical areas (Diagnosis, Treatment, Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, etc.) is preferred
Special Position Requirement  
  • Flexible hours required, including nights, weekends, holidays and travel

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