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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 12/6/2016

Rehabilitation Institute of MI Detroit, MI

Company
Rehabilitation Institute of MI
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
20663BR
AJE Ref #
576113478
Location
Detroit, MI
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title
Physical Therapist

Job Location Name
Rehabilitation Institute of MI

Job Description
Under general supervision of the supervisor, Physical Therapy, treats patients using standard physical therapy procedures such as heat, cold, electricity, traction, ultrasound and exercise. Evaluates patient s motor and neurological capabilities and documents findings. Treats patients using standard physical therapy procedures; assists patients in rehabilitative exercise programs; and instructs patients in the use of rehabilitative equipment such as braces, splints, and ambulation aides. Administers and interprets a variety of tests to evaluate the motor and neurological capabilities of patients. Documents patient treatments, initial evaluation, progress notes and discharge summaries in accordance with departmental policies and service line protocols. Co-signs notes written by physical therapy assistants, aides and/or students. Develops home care programs for patients and provides instruction to families during hospitalization and upon discharge. Attends interdisciplinary meetings and various conferences to report on patient s progress; consults regularly with other service line team members regarding patient treatment. Oversees, instructs and evaluates physical therapy assistants, aids, students and/or volunteers, as assigned. Responsible for the maintenance of equipment and supplies in assigned treatment areas; recommends the purchase of supplies and/or equipment, as needed. Maintains professional expertise through workshops, lectures, conferences, departmental, service line meetings, etc. in order to remain current on treatment techniques. Serves as a member of a designated service line. Assists in the implementation of programs and services to foster a interdisciplinary approach and a service line system of care. Promotes the values of the DMC by demonstrating behaviors supportive of a commitment to quality, community welfare, respect and involvement, teamwork, open and effective communication, innovation and education, and efficient and effective resource use.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor s degree in Physical Therapy or certification from an accredited physical therapy program.
2. Current license to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of Michigan.

Category
Rehabilitation Therapy (PT/OT/SLP)

Work Shift
Days

Benefit Status
Contingent

Bi-Weekly Hours
20

Work Week
could be any daybased on need

At Detroit Medical Center (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, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual disability.