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Academy Athletic Trainer with Portland Timbers in Portland · OR

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB
 
Care and prevention of athletic injuries for the Portland Timbers FC Academy.  They will attend all academy team training sessions and matches.  They will also assist with first team, thorns and/or T2 training sessions and home matches based on the academy schedule, planned with the Head and/or Assistant Athletic Trainer.
 
 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

GENERIC DUTIES
  • Treat all academy players appropriately and promptly
  • Actively collaborate with the director of player health & wellness, director of sports science, academy performance staff, team physician, and coaching staff to plan, execute and monitor return to play protocols. 
  • Comply with all Portland Timbers FC medical policies, protocols and game operations manual
 
SPECIFIC DUTIES
  • Manage Portland Timbers FC Academy player injury status and maintain communication with the director of player health & wellness/head ATC, academy director, academy coaches, and players parents or guardian.
  • Present at all academy training sessions and home matches and organize coverage if there are any schedule conflicts.
  • Assist with first team, thorns and/or T2 training sessions and home matches based on the academy schedule.
  • Travel with the academy team for away matches as indicated.
  • Maintain daily cleaning of coolers, squeeze bottles and academy team medical supplies.
  • Maintain proper documentation for all academy treatment and rehabilitation needs with the Kitman Labs electronic medical record system.
  • Promote Portland Timbers FC athletic training/sports medicine culture to the academy players.
  • Maintain a positive attitude to help the players succeed in their goals.


REQUIRED SKILLS 
  • NATABOC (or CATA) Certified Athletic Trainer
  • In good standing with NATABOC and a member of the NATA (or CATA)
  • State License in the state in which the team calls home, if required by the state
  • Current professional CPR certification
  • FMS certification preferred
  • SFMA certification preferred
  • Display superb organizational skills
  • Possess personal professional liability insurance
  • Minimum four (4) year college/university Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training or Health-Related Field
  • Master’s Degree in related health care field preferred
  • Minimum three (3) years certified athletic trainer experience in a sports environment, preferably with soccer
  • Strong communication skills 
 
 About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their 10th season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2020. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an iconic downtown Portland stadium reopened for the 2019 season following a sparkling, $85 million transformation that increased capacity to 25,218. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015 and advanced to a second MLS Cup in 2018, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of more than 160 games entering the 2020 season.
 
Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities

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