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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 enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 26,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  2:1 Match on retirement savings.

Responsibilities*

This includes but is not limited to tasks such as:

  • rooming and assisting patients, providing assistance and/or complete transfers and set up for treatment and functional mobility skills.  
  • assisting our various specialty programs including aquatics, neuro rehab, cancer rehab and mens’/womens’ health
  • preparing equipment for treatment, ordering and stocking of supplies, contacting and assisting with scheduling patients as needed
  • performing routine checks of modalities and general maintenance, as well as cleaning of equipment and entire clinic space for the health and safety of all and regulatory compliance 
  • data collection, assisting in research and communication
  • This position also involves sharing responsibility for orientation and supervision of volunteers.

Required Qualifications*

  • high school diploma or an equivalent of education and experience is necessary
  • computer skills (proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint) as well as effective verbal and written communication skills are also required.
  • the ability to independently initiate and follow through on job duties as well as daily physical demands for the direct care of patients.
  • strong organizational skills and flexibility
  • clear, courteous etiquette and social comfort when working with patients and someone who enjoys being part of a team
  • some experience working with patients in occupational/physical therapy or a desire to do so in the future
  • able to enthusiastically and appropriately interact with people from all backgrounds

Work Schedule

Our greatest need is currently afternoon and evening hours.  (clinic hours are 7AM-7PM  M-Th,  7AM-5PM Fridays). 

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

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.