Houston Dynamo FC

Houston Dynamo FC

Assistant Athletic Trainer - Dynamo 2

Country

Role Type

USA

Coaching

Posting Date

Apr 19, 2022

Role description

Position Overview: The Assistant Athletic Trainer assists the 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 Head Athletic Trainer, and Club Chief Medical Officer. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assume the duties of the Head Athletic Trainer in the event the Head Athletic Trainer is unable to or at the discretion of the Head Athletic Trainer and/or Club Chief Medical Officer.  Duties and Responsibilities Working in collaboration with the Medical Staff under the supervision of the CMO:
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 update 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 training room and clinic area safe, clean, and organized.
Help the Club Medical Staff regarding player’s health and safety. 
Comply with all MLS NEXT Pro medical policies and protocols.
Comply with OSHA standards with regards to blood borne pathogens.
Attend all activities/meetings/programs as required by the League.
Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills required to work effectively with players, coaches, sports medicine staff, and other team personnel.
Perform other duties as assigned or required.
 Licenses or Certifications
NATABOC (or CATA) Certified Athletic Trainer.
In good standing with NATABOC.
Texas state licensure or eligible to obtain.
CPR certification for Health Care Provider.
Maintain personal professional liability insurance.
 Educational Experience
Minimum four (4) year bachelor's degree.
Preferred Master’s Degree in health-related field.
 Work Experience
Minimum of 1 year experience in the field of athletic training.
Soccer experience preferred. 

*We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. **Houston Dynamo FC has recently implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.  Please note that reasonable accommodations will be considered if you have a qualifying medical condition that is a contraindication to vaccination or you object to vaccination on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs and practices.

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