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Athletic Training / Medical Department Intern


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Posting Date

Dec 31, 2022

Role description

JOB TITLE: Athletic Training / Medical Department InternDEPARTMENT: SportingREPORTING TO: 1st Team Athletic Trainer LOCATION: Orangeburg, NYAPPLICATION PROCESS: Please submit your resume and a 150–200-word cover letter outlining why you are interested in this opportunity and why your skills and traits make you ready to step into this role.POSITION OVERVIEW:New York City FC (NYCFC) is excited to offer the opportunity to a successful candidate to join their Medical Department. As an Athletic Training intern, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the delivery and enhancing the quality of medical treatment and auxiliary services within NYCFC’s MLS Next Pro Team. In line with NYCFC’s Medical Department philosophy the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting, and delivering when required, medical services to the Second Team and potential for the 1st team and the MLS Next Academy.WHAT YOU'LL DO:  Assist the medical department in providing quality care as well as implementing the latest best practices.Collaborate with the medical department to screen, assess and identify soft tissue and functional discrepancies / dysfunctions during pre-season and monthly assessments.Create and implement return to play protocols while working hand and hand with the performance department.Comfortability with hands on / manual therapy.Assist with Medical department logistics outside of treatment room responsibilities. Organization of Match-day component’s.Potentially provide on field training coverages for 2nd team.Be exposed to various people from different cultures and background while learning different techniques and practices.Comply with First Responder, OSHA, COVID policies.WHAT YOU'LL BRING: Experience conveying information to players and colleagues.Ability to brainstorm action plans.General background of soccer.Ability to get to travel to CFA and be able to commit to the full program (4 days per week, approx. 20-25hrs)Offer flexibility with ever changing scheduleFamiliarity with Electronic Medical Record keepingFoundational knowledge of creating a return to play with emphasis on periodic progressionBase knowledge of modalities (Compex, BFR, strength assessment devices)Able to incorporate gym-based SC withing rehabilitation programsSpanish speaking preferred, but not mandatoryTYPICAL WORKING SCHEDULE:Successful candidate will be expected to complete, but not limited to the following:4 days per week at CFA (Typically Monday to Friday but varies based on season schedule)8:30am – 2:00pm (approx 5.5hrs per day)Approx. 22hrs per weekPotential coverage for MLS Next AcademyADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFC Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessaryNew York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable lawPHYSCIAL REQUIREMENTS:Prolonged periods of standingMust be able to lift 45lbs at timesAbility to travel for business purposesMust be able to work weekends and holidays if the schedule requiresWHAT WE OFFER:Four complimentary tickets to every NYCFC home match Team outings, happy hours, and annual staff gatherings to celebrate our co-workers A dynamic, ambitious, and fun work environment NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:At New York City FC, we are on a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world. The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City.The Club consistently finishes at the top of the Eastern Conference and most recently won the Campeones Cup in 2022 along with the MLS Cup in 2021. The games are broadcast locally through YES Network with national television coverage through ESPN, Fox and Univision. New York City FC ranks in the top five of key commercial categories for Major League Soccer franchises: season tickets, attendance, gate receipts, partnerships and retail merchandise sales. The franchise’s social media platforms are already in the top two most-followed in MLS for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit: .New York City FC is also one of ten clubs comprising City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F-Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC, Mumbai City FC, Lommel SK and Espérance Sportive Troyes AC among its sister clubs.We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

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