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Henry Ford Health System Athletic Trainer-Full Time, Mercy High School in Detroit, Michigan

The athletic trainer will be assigned to Mercy High School for athletic training services. Mercy High School is a Roman Catholic college preparatory high school for girls in Farmington Hills, Michigan upholding a strong tradition of competitive athletics in 20 sports. Sports include, but are not limited to, basketball, field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and volleyball.

As this is a full-time position, a portion of the athletic trainer’s weekly time will be dedicated to the Orthopaedic Service Line, including but not limited to, physician clinic, sports performance, system initiatives, and other duties as assigned.


  • Develops, implements, and maintains comprehensive health care programs for athletes and other patients.

  • Under the direction of, on the prescription of or in collaboration with a physician, the practice of athletic training includes the treatment of an individual for risk management injury prevention, clinical evaluation and assessment, immediate care and treatment, and rehabilitation and reconditioning of injury or illness, or both.

  • The Athletic Trainer is placed in various sites for provision of services including, but not limited to, high school/college/university, outreach programming, community events and engagements, and HFHS sites.


  • Completion of a CAATE approved athletic training education program or educational equivalent required.

  • Post-certification Master’s degree in athletic training or related field preferred.

  • At least two years of related and expansive work experience in all aspects of athletic training or a combination of education and experience preferred.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize delivery of services as needed.

  • Adheres to community outreach or school policies, including but not limited to NCAA, NJCAA, and MHSAA while meeting expectations of community outreach programming.


  • Board of Certification, Inc. certified as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) required.

  • License as an Athletic Trainer (AT) through the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs required.

  • Additional certifications and credentials obtained in health care (i.e. CSCS, PES, FMS, CKTP, EMT) preferred.


    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.


    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.