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Job Summary

Evaluate and treat Neurological and General Rehab conditions in our outpatient Briarwood Med Rehab clinic. Provide patient treatment and education. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to work collaboratively with a team.

We have a very diverse population of patients at our clinic and many specialty programs (Stroke, SCI, Fall prevention, Drive-Ability, LSVT Big, Robotics with the Rewalk/Lokomat/InMotion UE Robot, Technology including Bioness, WalkAide, ArmeoSpring (coming soon), FES Biking, Computer Carts, Smart Home Technology etc).

Required Qualifications*

  • Master's or DPT degree in physical therapy or an equivalent combination of Bachelor's level education and experience is necessary.
  • Satisfactory completion of an internship program.
  • Possession of a current state license to practice physical therapy in Michigan is required.

This position can be underfilled with a candidate that does not yet have possession of a current State license to practice physical therapy in Michigan.

Desired Qualifications*

Looking for candidates with 1-3 years of multidisciplinary rehab experience – ideally with some of the following diagnoses: Amputee, Vestibular, Stroke, MS, CP, gait/balance problems . Experience with outpatient care is preferred but not required. Strong orthopedic/manual therapy foundation is ideal due to the high incidence of pre-existing orthopedic problems with our neurological population.

Our ideal candidates would also have :

  • A passion for rehab care- Taking patients the next steps to returning to independent functioning in home/work/community activities
  • A collaborative work style and positive attitude to add to our high performing multidisciplinary team
  • An interest in program development and expansion of rehab services / health and wellness options
  • Excitement, prior experience and/or interest in robotics and technology use in treatment
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

Work Schedule

 This position is 40 hours with a firm schedule of Mon-Fri 9:30-6pm.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Additional Information

This position may be filled using an FLSA exempt or non-exempt designation.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.