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 2-story facility opened in 2018 and 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 BCSC Physical Therapy Team?
We work closely with patients to create a personalized therapy program that will maximize the highest level of function with the best possible outcome. You will work collaboratively with a team of Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, PT Assistants, and other health care professions to determine the best clinical approach for treatment. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to conduct special projects/in-services and participate in training and teaching of athletic training students.
What perks and benefits can you look forward to?
Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
2:1 Match on retirement savings
Generous PTO program
State of the art technology and equipment
Opportunities to conduct research
Supervising and preceptorship opportunities
Basic Function and Responsibility:
To recognize, evaluate, screen and treat orthopaedic and sport disabilities and injuries; to provide emergency medical care, and to develop or restore function through therapeutic treatments as prescribed or directed by a physician.
Deliver direct patient care with a team approach in conjunction with a physician, physical therapist and assistive personnel.
Apply strapping, bandaging, or bracing designed to prevent or protect athletes against injury.
Administer therapeutic techniques and modalities such as ultrasound, electrostimulation, hydrotherapy, cryotherapy, as well as active, passive, and assistive exercises.
Perform preliminary evaluations, screen injuries and refer individuals to physicians.
Assist in development of rehabilitation programs with physical therapist.
Administer first aid to injured athletes.
Assist in development of conditioning programs.
Assist in development and implementation of training menus and diets.
Assist in training of students who are in the athletic training intern program.
Process patient care orders using the electronic ordering system may be required in certain areas.
Supervision is received from the coordinator of athletic training, athletic training supervisor, clinic rehabilitation supervisor, team physician, medical director or other designated official.
Bachelor’s Degree or Post Baccalaureate Degree in Athletic Training or related health field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association is necessary.
This classification requires primary source verification.
This position requires extensive standing/walking, as well as lifting, positioning, pushing, and/or transferring of patients.
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.
Internal Number: 183698
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