MLS League Office

MLS League Office

Medical Spotter (Contract Position-Texas)

MLS League Office - Part Time
New York · NY
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Nurse/Medical Staff/First Aid
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Overview

Contract Length:

  • Seasonal with the eligibility for renewal (7 - 11 months)

Work Location:

  • Arlington, TX

Responsibilities

  • Communication with Venue Medical Director (VMD) regarding potential head injuries.
  • Assisting in the concussion protocol process by providing additional information to Club medical staff through written communication and clipped videos.
  • Be available for a minimum of 40 matches per season.
  • Alert supervisor of any potential injury that requires medical attention.
  • Fill out post-match form for each clipped video/incident or match if no clips were needed.
  • Recognize visual signs of potential head injuries as outlined by MLS.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends based on game day schedules.            

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree from an accredited CAATE athletic training education program.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a certified athletic trainer (ATC) or sports medicine experience with equivalent or higher education.
  • Current NATABOC certification.
  • Current state licensure in practicing state.

Required Skills

  • Understanding of head injuries and management.
  • Recognition of on-field evaluations.
  • Ability to clearly communicate written or verbal as it pertains to the observed visual signs of the MLS Spotter program.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Excellent note taking. 

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of rules regarding medical for the sport of soccer.
  • Knowledge of soccer competition rules.
  • Previous experience communicating with medical doctors (MD) and doctor of osteopathy (DO).
  • Knowledge of 8by8, HeadCheck Health, SmartSheets, Slack Excel, and other software programs.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.