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Henry Ford Health System AthleticTrainer-Sports Performance-University of Michigan(Dearborn) in Detroit, Michigan

A portion of this athletic trainer’s time may be spent at University of Michigan-Dearborn. The University of Michigan-Dearborn, founded in 1959, is located in Dearborn, Michigan. An NAIA school, UMD is in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC). With an enrollment of over 9,000 students, UMD sponsors the following men’s and women’s sports: baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and volleyball.

The athletic trainer is assigned to Sports Performance which encompasses programming at the CAM/DPPC as well as outreach community specializing in performance and return to sport training.

Assignment highlights include:

• Develop and implement therapeutic or physical conditioning exercise(s) using appropriate technique and procedures to aid recovery and restoration of function on an individual basis (high level return to play programs for patients, clients, and student-athletes transitioning from rehabilitation to full play/game speed) utilizing on-site technology and applications for performance programming.

• Assist with continued growth and development of the sports performance initiatives, including on- and off-site training, biomechanics lab utilization and performance protocols/programs.

• Educate and instruct clients, patients and student-athletes on the proper biomechanics and safety precautions during supervised programming.

• Maintain or improve physical conditioning by designing and implementing supervised programming (i.e. strength, flexibility/mobility, cardiovascular fitness) for clients, patients, and student-athletes.

• Promote healthy lifestyle behaviors using appropriate education and communication strategies (i.e. exercise, nutrition, behavioral strategies).

• Effective communication with athletic trainers, physicians, and other sports medicine providers as appropriate.

• Provide athletic training service to teams/universities as needed.


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. Licensed 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.

Overview 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. Benefits 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.