The Academy Athletic Trainer is part of the Sporting Operations Department for Minnesota United Football Club (MNUFC), a sports business located in the Twins Cities area of Minnesota and a member of Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier soccer league in North America.
The Academy Athletic Trainer will assist the day-to-day sports medicine operations for the Youth Development Program. In this capacity, this role will provide injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for Players' medical problems.
The performance of duties will be under the direction and supervision of the Senior Director, Player Health & Performance and Athletic Trainer: MNUFC2 & YDP. This full-time position is based in Blaine, MN.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Working in collaboration with the Medical Staff and under the supervision of the Senior Director of Player Health and Performance/Head Athletic Trainer:
Perform as Certified Athletic Trainer in assisting the health care of players in a safe, OSHA-compliant mannerProvide care including, but not limited to: first aid/emergency care, on-site injury evaluation, application of appropriate modalities, developing rehabilitation and prevention programs, as well as conducting rehabilitation and making medical referrals
Maintain a complete and up-to-date roster of Player health and participation records in the appropriate electronic medical record (EMR) system
Comply with OSHA standards regarding blood borne pathogens
Assist ordering inventory supplies and clinical equipment
Organize physical examinations as required by MLS Next regulations
Comply with all MLS Next medical policies, protocol and Game Operations Manual
Consults on medical intervention or rehabilitation for challenging or unique cases
Attend all activities/meetings/programs as required
Perform other duties as assigned or required
Four (4) year college/university Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Minimum one (1) years certified athletic trainer experience in a sports environment, preferably with soccer team sports
Experience with elite level athletes
Experience working in a high tempo environment
Licenses or Certifications:
NATABOC (or CATA) Certified Athletic Trainer/Therapist
In good standing with NATABOC
State or Province License in the state/province in which the Club calls home, if required by the state/province
CPR certification for Health Care Provider
Maintain professional liability insurance
Prefer certification: CSCS, PES, LMT, and/or NREMT
MNUFC is a professional soccer club playing in Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier of soccer in North America, and which operates under the oversight of the U.S. Soccer Federation, a member of FIFA. The Club is headquartered in Golden Valley, MN. Soccer operations are located at the MNUFC Training Center in Blaine, Minnesota, and the team plays its home matches at Allianz Field in St. Paul, MN.
MNUFC is a progressive employer that values group and personal excellence, individual commitment, shared responsibility, diversity and respect for all people. Its mission includes community engagement and betterment through the expression of the values of soccer, the premier sport of the world. The Club promotes an open work environment with collegial and supporting work dynamics that foster positive individual and group performance, and the opportunity for career advancement.
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.