Orlando City B

Orlando City B

OCB Athletic Trainer


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Posting Date

Jun 17, 2022

Role description

Title:  Athletic Trainer, Orlando City BDepartment: Team OperationsReports to:  Senior Director of Sports Medicine and High Performance WHAT SETS YOU APARTYou are a resourceful, engaging, and positive Athletic Trainer (ATC) with a desire to further develop a rewarding career in sports medicine. Working under the direction and supervision of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Senior Director of Sports Medicine and High Performance, and a nominated senior athletic trainer mentor, you will deliver day-to-day sports medicine operations for the Orlando City B (OCB) team, as well as work with the Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) First & Academy teams as needed. You will be involved in the management of injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of players’ medical problems.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESWork as part of a multi-disciplinary team including physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, dieticians, massage therapists sports scientists, chiropractors, performance coaches, and interns.Develop and deliver athletic training services to OCSC players under the guidance and support of a nominated senior athletic trainer mentor, including but not limited to:Primary on-field and secondary off-field injury evaluationFirst aid and emergency careUtilize therapeutic modalities for injury treatmentDesigning and supervising rehabilitation programsLiaise with OCB Strength & Conditioning (S&C) Coach on pre/post-training player status and availability.Involvement with the management of early stages of rehab progression before end-stage return-to-play handover to OCB S&C Coach.Coordinate with OCB S&C Coach all testing and profiling of OCB team players.Ability to work within an Athlete Development Model to understand the developmental progressions of younger players involved with OCB.Awareness of S&C training programs for soccer athletes of all ages and levels, with conceptual knowledge of strength and power, speed, agility, mobility, recovery, pre-training sessions, and early to mid-stage rehabilitation.Consult with players regarding dietary needs, nutritional supplements, and League/FIFA banned substances and triage with the Director of Performance Nutrition.Responsible for all daily formalized communication between the department and senior stakeholders such as senior management, CMO, coaches, OCSC front office, and Orlando Health.Responsible for triage, referral, and reporting to Head ATC or CMO.Supervise and complete the maintenance of an up-to-date roster of player health and participation records in the League-provided electronic medical record (EMR) system.Ensure the electronic documentation of accurate first report of injury, physician diagnosis, player assessments, player treatments, and return to play dates.Provide a bi-annual injury audit.Complete all administrative work pertaining to the player’s medical insurance.Compile reports as required by the League.Organize physical examinations as required by League regulations.Attend all activities/meetings/programs as required by the League. Comply with all League medical policies and protocols.Under the direction of the club physicians, assist with the organization and maintenance of pharmaceutical inventory and records.Supervise the athletic training room ensuring a clinically safe, clean, and organized area.Travel with the OCB team and ensure ATC competition coverage in case of absence.Order, maintain, and keep an inventory of supplies and clinical equipment.Comply with all OSHA standards and regulations including blood-borne pathogens.Provide medical assistance, support, and match coverage for the first team and academy athletic training staff as needed.Perform other duties as assigned or required by CMO, Senior Director of Sports Medicine, and High Performance and/or senior athletic training staff.QUALIFICATIONSIt’s never just a job at Orlando City SC.  It’s a way of life. We live and breathe soccer and entertainment. We believe each role is as unique as the person who does it. To join our team, you will also possess these qualifications:Must have the ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff, management, players, etc.Must be able to safely lift 40+ pounds and stand for 4+ hours at a time and be able to run to respond to incidents at a moment's notice.Able and willing to travel up to 30% of the time including for all team travel. Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays. Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is strongly preferred.Licenses or Certifications:Florida Board of Athletic Training Licensure obtained or eligible.Board of Certification (BOC) Certified Athletic Trainer, in good standing.NATA membership preferred.Current professional CPR certification (American Red Cross or American Heart Association).Possess personal professional liability insurance.Educational Experience:Minimum four (4) year Bachelors Degree.Preferred Master’s Degree in a related field of study.Must have graduated from a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited undergraduate or graduate athletic training program.Work Experience:Minimum of 1 year of professional experience in the field of sports medicine.Medical soccer experience preferred (exception may be granted for experience in other professional sports).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.

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