Apr 03, 2020
The Orlando Pride staff is growing to meet the demands of the evolving domestic and global landscape of professional women’s soccer. We are looking for individuals who desire to make an impact on the future of women soccer in Orlando and the United States. Position Summary: Reporting directly to the GM & Director of Soccer Operations of Orlando Pride, under the supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, and in coordination with the head coach and sports science staff, the Head Athletic Trainer (ATC) will manage the day-to-day sports medicine operations for the Orlando Pride. In this capacity, the Head ATC will provide injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and maintenance for Orlando Pride players’ medical needs. The Head ATC will operate within the Orlando Pride’s soccer operations department and will lead the implementation of new and ongoing sports medicine initiatives, with oversight of full-time and part-time sports medicine employees including interns. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: · Within the appropriate scope of practice definition, performs as Certified Athletic Trainer in managing the health care of players. · Health care includes but is 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 electronic medical record system within the appropriate system per league and organization guidelines. · Order, maintain, and inventory supplies and clinical equipment. · Keep athletic training room and clinic area safe, clean and organized. · Provide medical assistance to the athletic training staff. · Comply with all League medical policies and protocol. · Comply with all OSHA Standards and regulations including blood borne pathogens. · Perform other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications: · Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. · 5+ years of field experience in sports medicine. · NATABOC (or CATA) Certified Athletic Trainer In good standing with NATABOC. · Licensed to practice in the State of Florida. · Current professional CPR certification. · Possess personal professional liability insurance. · Able and willing to travel up to 30% of the time. · Able and willing to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays, and in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere. · Must have the ability to relate professionally to all levels of staff, management, players, etc. · Guided by strong moral and ethical principles. Desired Qualifications · Master’s degree in health-related field preferred. · Medical experience within soccer or professional sports preferred. · Knowledge of the sport of soccer. · Pursues lifelong development and learning. · Communicates in a direct, open and honest manner. · Accountable for actions/decisions and does not make excuses. · Seeks feedback. · Practices self-assessment and self-reflection. Orlando Pride Overview The Orlando Pride entered the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) as the league’s tenth team in October 2015, and began league play in 2016, bringing professional women’s soccer to Orlando for the first time. As part of the preeminent Orlando City Soccer Club, the Pride join Orlando City SC of Major League Soccer and Orlando City B of USL League One. In 2017, the Pride, along with Orlando City SC, moved its home matches into Exploria Stadium, a 25,500-seat soccer-specific stadium located in the heart of downtown Orlando. With a footprint across the central Florida region and a roster comprised of international talent, highlighted by Women’s World Cup champions and Olympic gold medalists, as well as six-time FIFA World Player of the Year Marta, the Orlando Pride boasts global relevance through its assemblage of world-class athletes. Entering its fifth season of play, Orlando Pride is committed to building the global standard for professional women’s sports teams and is guided by the following principles: OUR PURPOSE To bring our community together, create lasting memories, and fuel passion for soccer. OUR VISION Be the envy of our league through performance, relevancy, and enterprise value. OUR MISSION Entertain, unify, and inspire our community through passionate soccer & service. For more information on the Orlando Pride, visit Orlando-Pride.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. 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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