Athletic Trainer- Clinical (Minneapolis)


City: Minneapolis

State: Minnesota

Telecommute: No

Department: Orthopedics

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is a leader in the field of medicine and aims to provide an exceptional level of care to the patients in which we serve. Seeking an Athletic Trainer to provide care alongside the Orthopedic physicians in the Sports Medicine Clinic as well as provide athletic training services to the Minnesota Lynx.

Position description

Provides athletic training services in the interscholastic, intercollegiate, elite amateur, professional and recreational setting including event coverage. Participates in outreach activities as a representative of Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Delivers treatment to patients under the supervision of the physician in accordance with quality standards of the department. Assists in duties in physician clinic as directed by provider. Functions independently in the clinical setting in the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, and participates in other Mayo outreach activities, as directed. Provides one-on-one clinic care as needed, under the supervision of a physician, and in accordance with the quality standards of the department including (taking a history, performing an initial evaluation, proxy orders, fitting of braces and splints per protocols, providing therapy per protocols and assisting with outpatient procedures such as injections). Individuals must have the knowledge base to be able to evaluate and report findings to the physician. Delivers treatment and care to patients under the supervision of the physician in accordance with quality standards of the department. Further the role of the clinical athletic trainer at the Sports Medicine Center by continuing to improve the efficiency of the physicians they are working with. The individual must be able to be involved with the formation of new programs and materials focused on wellness, injury prevention, and fitness for physically active patients as time allows.


A Master’s degree in athletic training or a related medical field and certification by the Board of Certification and National Athletic Trainer’s Association, along with Minnesota Athletic Trainer’s license is required. CPR certification is required. Must be able to demonstrate clinical proficiency with good manual dexterity in order to manipulate treatment equipment. Must have strong communication and human relation skills to interact with clinicians, administrators, students, coaches, parents, etc. Require at least two years experience working as a clinical athletic trainer in a clinical setting with patients in a one-on-one situation.

Additional qualifications

Certified strength and conditioning specialist preferred. Prefer 5 years minimum experience in clinical athletic training related position working with patients in a one-on-one situation. Prefer experience with clinical procedures such as injections, removing sutures, and dressing changes. Also has experience with working with a variety of ages of patients in a one-on-one setting.

License or certification

Certified National Athletic Trainer, Licensed Minnesota Athletic Trainer, CPR Certification

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2068.00 based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

Hours / Pay period: 80

Schedule details: Hours will be broken down into in-season and off-season and scheduled around the Minnesota Lynx practice and game schedule as well as duties assigned by the Clinical Athletic Training Supervisor and the Head Athletic Trainer associated with the team.

Weekend schedule: Night and weekend hours vary per the Minnesota Lynx schedule and clinic/event coverage.

Category: Other Patient Care

Job posting number: 147959BR

Recruiter: Katherine Loftus

Equal opportunity employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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