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 Physical Therapy Team?
As a Pediatric Physical Therapist at Michigan Medicine, you will evaluate and treat infants, children, adolescents, and teenagers with a variety of neurological and orthopedic disorders and disabilities. You will provide treatments individually designed for each patient to restore and maximize performance using appropriate pediatric exercises and modalities. Ours Peds PTs are a deeply dynamic group of experts who work together as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide a comprehensive experience for our patients and their families. In addition to providing direct patient care, you will also be involved in developing pediatric programs in conjunction with other healthcare professionals and the hospital clinic. If you are passionate about rehab care, in particular with pediatric treatments, 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 treatments
You will confidently develop focused individually designed treatment plans based on the patient’s functional goals
You will interpret referrals and ensure necessary precautions are identified to ensure that appropriate physical therapy evaluation and treatment can be provided
You will effectively use Peabody, GMFM, BOT2 and other pediatric tests
You will be proficient at serial casting, Kinesiotape, and rigid tape techniques
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy or MSPT or DPT degree is necessary
Completion of an accredited Physical Therapy Program and Clinical Internship is necessary
Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the State of Michigan is necessary or the position can be underfilled with a candidate that does not yet have possession of current State license to practice Physical Therapy in Michigan
Minimum 1 year of experience in pediatric physical therapy
Possession of APTA Specialty Board Certification in Pediatrics (PCS)
Completion of accredited pediatric Physical Therapy residency
This is a full time, 40 hour per week position. Clinic hours of operation are Monday through Friday, Facility Hours are Monday- Friday 7A-7P 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.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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