Sport Rehabilitation Therapist

New York City FC

Sport Rehabilitation Therapist | New York City FC

Sport Rehabilitation Therapist

New York City FC


Apply by 5/7/2021

Posted 23 days ago

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Orangeburg, NY, USA

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JOB TITLE:  Sport Rehabilitation Therapist
DEPARTMENT:  Sporting Department
REPORTING TO:  Head of High Performance
LOCATION:  Orangeburg, NY

CAREER OPPORTUNITY OVERVIEW:
The Sport Rehabilitation Therapist will assist and where necessary, at the discretion of the Performance Director, lead the delivery of medical and rehabilitation services with the New York City FC first-team players. This role will provide rehabilitation therapy assessments and treatments to reduce the risk of injury occurrence while working as part of the multi-disciplinary team alongside the Medical and Sports Science departments to ensure players have the most appropriate Return to Train (RTT) and Return to Play (RTP) protocols.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Acute Intervention: To assist in the injury management of all NYCFC 1st team players with the aim of optimizing the healing and recovery process
  • Injury Prevention: Reduce the risk of injury occurrence within the 1st Team by assisting in the development of appropriate profiling, screening and injury prevention protocols and strategies
  • Rehabilitation: Design evidence-based protocols for return to full function of the NYCFC 1st Team players and allow them to compete at the highest level while minimizing the risk of reoccurrence of injury
  • Adapt an interdisciplinary approach of working within the department that includes close links to all areas of the club
  • Maintain all legal and professional qualifications in relation to own profession
  • Create relationships with players, staff and NYCFC coaches to support injury rehabilitation needs
  • Ensure the latest clinical, scientific and technical innovations to practice are incorporated into maintaining the highest level of care
  • Maintain detailed records for the department of all therapy care in accordance with relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Maintain a complete and up to date physical therapy record in the League-provided electronic medical record system

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Compliance with club policies
  • First Team Travel required
  • Compliance with the club’s health and safety procedures as well as other applicable policies from NYCFC
  • Maintain professional conduct at all times
  • Track record of working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong organizational and operational skills to work within team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving environment
  • Managing change and embedding new ways of working
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected
  • A great ability to reflect on current working practice & change when indicated
  • Be able to demonstrate passion & enthusiasm for your work but maintain a high degree of humility in its delivery & when dealing with others
  • Show an ability to want to improve at all times
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of Sports Medicine/PT
  • Passed National Physical Therapy Exam
  • Possess personal professional liability insurance
  • Required licensure to work in New York
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFC.

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