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Job Summary

The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest University of Michigan Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The brand new 2-story facility is located at 7500 Challis Rd. Brighton, MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.

Why join the Michigan Medicine Pediatric Occupational Therapy Team?

As a Pediatric Occupational Therapist at Michigan Medicine, you will provide medically based outpatient care for infants through young adults with a wide variety of diagnoses including neurological, feeding, developmental, orthopedic, and sensory processing. Our Pediatric OT’s are a collaborative, dedicated group who work in coordination with a multidisciplinary team including: PT, SLP, TR, and PMR Physicians, among others, to provide highly specialized care to patients and their families. We see a diverse population of patients and provide many specialty treatment programs unique to Michigan Medicine. If you are passionate about pediatric rehabilitation, please apply today.

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings
  • Generous PTO program
  •  Exposure to innovative and new state of the art technology used in treatment
  • Opportunities for clinical research is welcome


You will provide direct patient care, utilizing evidence based treatment, designed to restore and maximize performance, using indicated pediatric interventions, in coordination with a multi-disciplinary team.

Required Qualifications*

What are the required qualifications?

  • Masters of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy or higher
  • Current Michigan Occupational Therapist License
  • Registered member of the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy – NBCOT

Desired Qualifications*

What are the preferred qualifications?

  • Minimum of 1-year pediatric rehabilitation (occupational therapy) experience in a medical setting
  • Experience with the following standardized measurement tools:
    • Peabody
    • GMFM
    • BOT-2
  • Experience with any or all of the following across the pediatric continuum

    • Splinting
    • Feeding
    • Casting
    • Sensory Integration
    • Neurologic and Genetic diagnoses
    • Developmental diagnoses
    • Orthopedic diagnoses
  • Clinical research experience

Work Schedule

This is a fulltime, 40 hour per week position. Clinic hours of operation are Monday through Friday, Facility Hours are Monday- Friday 7:00 AM-7:00 PM and Saturdays 7AM – 12:30 PM. Saturdays would not be required for this position, but applicants must have availability to work within the hours of operation Monday-Friday.

Underfill Statement

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

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine 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

Michigan Medicine 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 improve 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.

External Applicants: Please note that for the first phase of this posting, we will be considering internal candidates only in an effort to offer advancement opportunities. You are still able to submit your resume for consideration, but our process for external candidates will begin approximately 30-days after the posting date.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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