The Assistant Athletic Trainer is part of the Sporting Operations Department for Minnesota United FC (MNUFC), a sports business located in the Twins Cities area of Minnesota and a member of Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier soccer league in North America.
The Assistant Athletic Trainer assists the Senior Director, Player Health & Performance/Head Athletic Trainer in managing the day-to-day sports medicine operations for the Club. In this capacity, the Assistant Athletic Trainer provides injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for Players' medical problems. The Assistant Athletic Trainer works under the direction and supervision of the Senior Director, Player Health & Performance/Head Athletic Trainer, and Club Chief Medical Officer (CMO). The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assume the duties of the Senior Director, Player Health & Performance/Head Athletic Trainer in the event the Senior Director, Player Health & Performance/Head Athletic Trainer is unable to or at the discretion of the Senior Director, Player Health & Performance/Head Athletic Trainer and/or Club Chief Medical Officer.
This is a full-time position based in Blaine, MN.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Working in collaboration with the Medical Staff and under the supervision of the CMO and Senior Director, Player Health & Performance/Head Athletic Trainer:
- Manages the healthcare of Players including, but not limited to: first aid/emergency care, on-site injury evaluation, application of appropriate modalities, development of rehabilitation and prevention programs, as well as conducting rehabilitation and making medical referrals
- Maintain a complete and up to date roster of Player health and participation records in the League-provided electronic medical record (EMR) system
- Order maintain and inventory supplies and clinical equipment
- Keep athletic training room and clinic area safe, clean, and organized
- Help the Club Medical Staff regarding Player's health and safety
- Comply with all MLS medical policies and protocols
- Comply with OSHA standards with regards to blood borne pathogens
- Attend all activities/meetings/programs as required by the League
- Perform other duties as assigned or required
Licenses or Certifications
- NATABOC (or CATA) Certified Athletic Trainer/Therapist
- Good standing with NATABOC
- State or Province License in the state/province in which the Club calls home, if required by the state/province
- CPR certification for Health Care Provider
- Maintain professional liability insurance
- Prefer certification: CSCS, PES, LMT, and/or NREMT
Total Educational Experience
- Minimum four (4) year college/university Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree in related health care field or license
- Minimum two (2) years certified athletic trainer experience in a sports environment, preferably with soccer team sports
- Experience with elite level athletes
- Experience working in a high tempo, high stress environment
- Medical soccer experience preferred
- English/Spanish fluency required
MNUFC is a professional soccer club playing in Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier of soccer in North America, and which operates under the oversight of the U.S. Soccer Federation, a member of FIFA. The Club is headquartered in Golden Valley, MN. Soccer operations are located at the MNUFC Training Center in Blaine, Minnesota, and the team plays its home matches at Allianz Field in St. Paul, MN.
MNUFC is a progressive employer that values group and personal excellence, individual commitment, shared responsibility, diversity and respect for all people. Its mission includes community engagement and betterment through the expression of the values of soccer, the premier sport of the world. The Club promotes an open work environment with collegial and supporting work dynamics that foster positive individual and group performance, and the opportunity for career advancement.
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.