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Job Summary

Michigan Medicine - MedSport is currently seeking a Sports Physical Therapist experienced in treatment of orthopaedic extremity injuries and conditions for active individuals from pediatrics to geriatrics at our Northville Facility. This position also encompasses duties supervising the strength and conditioning program of a local soccer club and monitoring athlete injuries, training loads, and referrals to other providers. The Physical Therapist is responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients in a high volume, sports medicine setting.

Candidate is expected to plan, implement, evaluate and modify treatment programs for patients in a team approach; provide direct patient care using physical therapy procedures and modalities; instruct patients in use of prescribed equipment and home exercise programs; maintain records of patient condition and physical therapy procedures/modalities; serve as consultant to physical therapists, athletic trainers, physical therapy assistants and other health care professionals concerning clinical problems and/or procedures; conduct special projects/in-services as directed; participate in teaching of physical therapy/athletic training students.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelors Degree or Post Baccalaureate Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited physical therapy program is required. 

Eligible for Physical Therapy License in the State of Michigan and obtain the license within three months from date of hire.

Desired Qualifications*

Qualified candidates should have 1-3 years of sports medicine rehabilitation experience with orthopaedic injuries and conditions, postoperative patient care along with strong manual skills. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and/or Athletic Training background and/or Board Certified Sports Specialist. A soccer background is preferred, but not necessary.

Work Schedule

Hours/Week:  40 hours/week (10-15 hours per week directly with local soccer club; seasonally)

Shift within clinic hours of 6:30 AM-7:30 PM Monday through Friday, shift to be determined

Saturday hours may be requested at a later date.

Coverage hours for the soccer team will possibly be on weekends and later into the evenings on weekdays.

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.