Athletic Training Diversity Fellowship

Baseball Operations Seattle, Washington


Job Title:            Diversity Fellowship   

Department:       Baseball Operations

Reports To:        Minor League Athletic Training Coordinator

Status:                Temporary/Nonexempt


Primary Objective: Responsible for assisting Mariners High Performance Medical Staff with delivery of comprehensive athletic training services to the Seattle Mariners players.

 Essential Functions:

  • Serve as a part of a comprehensive team in a high-performance professional baseball setting.
  • Prevent, evaluate, and treat athletic injuries.
  • Keep daily records of injury reports and treatment records in electronic medical records (EMR).
  • Timely reporting of injuries and treatments to the Minor League Athletic Training Coordinator and/or Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Assist with field set up and take down for workouts and games.
  • Assist with scheduling and transporting athletes to appointments with appropriate physicians, obtain documentation for these visits to include in their electronic medical record.
  • Facilitate maintenance exercise programs; ensure compliance of maintenance strengthening and rest and recovery programs.
  • Assist with rehabilitation programs as directed by the Manager of Rehab & Return to Play
  • Monitor pitcher throwing programs.
  • Communicate daily with High Performance and field staff updating health status of injured players.
  • Organize and maintain a clean Athletic Training room.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine or related area of study required. Master’s degree in Sports Medicine or related area of study preferred.
  • NATABOC Athletic Training Certification required.
  • Current CPR/First Aid & AED Certification required.
  • Eligible for Licensure for any/all applicable practice certifications required.
  • Knowledge of advanced therapy techniques (needling, IASTM, etc.) preferred.
  • Proficiency in functional movement screens and assessments preferred.
  • Experience with strength & conditioning programming preferred.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Organized and committed professional with a collaborative focus.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
  • Experience and expertise with electronic medical record systems.
  • Ability to perform sport-specific injury evaluation & rehabilitation programs.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests.  Is diplomatic, tactful, and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals.  Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt way. Identifies and corrects errors.  Is careful, alert, and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Maximum lifting of up to 50 pounds with frequent lifting of weights up to 25 pounds; typically standing and walking for much of the day
  • Travel may be occasionally required.
  • Evenings & weekend work occasionally will be required.
  • May require relocation to a Seattle Mariners Affiliate Location for part of the year.