Serve as a primary point of contact for MLB Club medical staffs (athletic trainers, physical therapists, team physicians for player medical and injury research topics, including the electronic medical records system.
Assist with Electronic Medical Records Compliance Program, including auditing player medical records and communicating with Clubs to ensure players have complete and accurate medical records.
Work with MLB technology on the development, testing and implementation of the electronic medical records system, including identifying improvements that will improve the quality of player, staff and umpire medical records.
Assist with the logistics for the league-wide COVID testing program to ensure test results are returned in a timely and efficient manner
Work with EMR vendor to develop and implement online application for monitoring player and staff temperature and symptoms
Work with Club medical staffs and outside consultants to analyze league-wide injury data and design studies to better understand risk factors and prevention strategies for player injuries
Work with Draft Operations and International Operations groups to design and implement medical and performance testing for amateur scouting initiatives, such as MLB Draft Combine.
Other projects as assigned by Manager, Medical & Equipment
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Must be a college graduate; a background in science or pre-med studies a plus
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong quantitative background including experience working with large datasets and performing complex analysis
Strong organizational and time management skills
Must work well independently and collaboratively
Strong analytical skills, including with Microsoft Office
In-depth knowledge of baseball, sports medicine, and medical research
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. Employees love working at MLB because of the culture of growth, teamwork, and professionalism. Employees who are most successful at MLB take initiative, know how to identify problems and provide solutions, and always put the Team first. For those ready to step up to the plate and join the Major Leagues, MLB takes the same approach as teams do with their players: empowering our “workforce athletes” to be at their best by engineering experiences that put employees in the best position to succeed. Major League Baseball is looking for candidates who are passionate about growing America’s pastime to best serve its fans for decades to come.
MLB’s vision is to be the global sport of choice for youth to play, fans of all backgrounds to enjoy and a desired destination for employment. With a belief that the journey to growth and greatness is ongoing, MLB gives employees the opportunity to continue learning and honing their skills with programs such as: tuition reimbursement; mentorship programs; lunch and learns; online course subscriptions; paid industry certifications; business resource groups; and more.
MLB provides its employees with exceptional medical, dental, and vision coverage. Premiums are 100% employer covered to help employees focus on being their best!
All in-office and ballpark-based positions are subject to MLB's mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy