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Physical Therapist - $20+ per hour

Company: Detroit Medical Center
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDetroit Medical Center is seeking a Physical Therapist for a job in Dearborn, Michigan.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Physical Therapist
  • Discipline: Therapy
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: Staff
    This is a position that is located inside a municipality and is supported by a larger organizationThis is an orthopedic based positionDMC - REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF MICHIGAN - DEARBORN FORD COMMUNITY CENTERDMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan is one of the nation's largest hospitals specializing in rehabilitation medicine and research. RIM is known for its clinical expertise in spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, amputee, orthopedics and catastrophic injury care. The Institute houses the Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery and the Southeastern Michigan Traumatic Brain Injury System (SEMTBIS), one of only 16 federally designated model systems of care for brain injury care and research. RIM also operates 31 outpatient sites throughout southeast Michigan specializing in sports medicine and orthopedics.Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, provides oversight to the physical therapy team.
    • Assists department leadership in overseeing the day-to-day operations and resolving problems.
    • Coordinates staff work schedules and patient care assignments to ensure timely service delivery. Follows, clarifies and enforces department policies and procedures to ensure efficient provision of physical therapy services.
    • Assumes supervisory responsibility in the absence of department leadership.
    • Participates in the selection and evaluation of physical therapy personnel. Coordinates and participates in department performance improvement activities.
    • Serves as a clinical resource to the physical therapy team and assists departmental staff with resolving complex cases and/or problems.
    • Participates in setting and implementing goals for the physical therapy team.
    • Serves as a mentor to assist in professional growth and development of therapy staff.
    • Provides in-service education and orientation programs. Oversees, instructs and evaluates physical therapy staff in the application of physical therapy principles, modalities and techniques. Assists with volunteer program, as needed.
    • Functions as a role model for customer service.
    • Assists in marketing physical therapy services to patients, families and other health care professionals in the community.
    • Serves as a clinical resource for community-based agencies, institutions and universities.
    • Assists management in department functions and special projects, i.e., utilization review, quality assurance, program development and committee work.
    • Conducts studies and research projects as requested.
    • Performs all the duties/responsibilities of a Physical Therapist, as required.

      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy or a certification in Physical Therapy from an accredited program.
      • Three to five years of progressively more responsible experience in a clinical area in order to acquire leadership skills, and skills for specialized and independent patient treatment.
      • Leadership experience is strongly preferred.
      • Current license to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of Michigan.
      • Location is Dearborn Ford Community Center Job: Physical Therapy Primary Location: Dearborn, Michigan Facility: DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan Job Type: Full Time Shift Type: Days Detroit Medical Center Job ID #4369-2406001524-1. Posted job title: Senior Physical Therapist Dearborn FT DaysAbout Detroit Medical CenterThe Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is the leading academically–integrated hospital system in Metro Detroit, and one of the largest health care providers in Southeast Michigan. During our 150+ years of caring for the community, we have been recognized nationally with top awards in many aspects of hospital operations and patient care. The DMC is able to achieve these awards because of our exceptional employees.The Detroit Medical Center is one the largest academic medical centers in the United States, with a long and rich history of medical education, for more than 100 years. We train more physicians than any other hospital in Detroit.Our evidence-based approach inspires confidence and spurs innovation. It ensures that we are making treatment decisions based on our experience, on the best available research and our understanding of each patient as an individual.Our commitment to our patientsOur commitment to patient care and improving patient outcomes is part of everything we do. It's our mission. It's our promise to every patient and every family who entrusts their care to us.To meet the needs of our community, we operate 8 hospitals and more than 140 clinics and outpatient facilities across southeast Michigan, including a nationally recognized dedicated pediatric hospital (Children's Hospital of Michigan) as well as a nationally recognized rehabilitation hospital (Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan). We offer an inclusive, diverse and supportive environment. Knowing that we are better together, our teams are highly collaborative and integrated to deliver the high quality and compassionate care our patients expect and deserve. Staff members have a voice in forming our culture; one that is often referred to as "my forever family" and "colleagues who have my back". The DMC has a proud legacy of caring for the people and the families that call Metro Detroit home; they're our neighbors, our friends, and our community. That's why the DMC serves everyone in the community who needs us; no one gets turned away who comes to us for care. From local food drives to our long-standing commitment to educate and empower our community towards better health, you can count on the DMC. There's a spirit of caring and togetherness that you will experience when you join the DMC family. We are a community build on care.At the DMC, we are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this web site, please contact the DMC facility where the position is available, for further assistance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual disability.Employee BenefitsAt the DMC, health and well-being are important to us, so we provide a range of benefits and options to help meet the needs of all eligible employees. In addition to a range of healthcare plans, including higher and lower deductible options, we offer dental, vision and an employee assistance plan. Basic life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance are provided for free to eligible plan members. Employees can also choose to participate in one of several supplemental life insurance and/or disability plans, a legal services plan and an identity protection plan. For those employees who are looking for support to care for family members, we also offer child and elder care programs.To help employees prepare for retirement, we offer a 401K savings plan, and an employee discount plan that includes discounts for a wide variety of products, including auto and home insurance and mobile plans.Benefits
        • Medical benefits
        • Dental benefits
        • Vision benefits
        • Employee assistance programs
        • Life insurance
        • Discount program

Keywords: Detroit Medical Center, Dearborn , Physical Therapist - $20+ per hour, Healthcare , Dearborn, Michigan

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