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Henry Ford Health System Physical Therapist - Contingent - Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital in Wyandotte, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Perform PT evaluation and diagnose movement dysfunction; use interventions to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function and prevent disability.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs patient assessment, treatment, discharge planning and collaboration with other health care providers.

  • Documents patient care and billing information timely and in accordance with department standards.

  • Communicates with co-workers, and other professionals, including physicians and nurses as needed to ensure optimal patient care.

  • Functions as a team member in care of patients and in mentoring with other staff.

  • Delegates aspects of patient care to support staff per PT/PTA MI Licensure Administrative Rules providing necessary communication and supervision.

  • Maintains clinical productivity standards.

  • Maintains technical clinical expertise through ongoing clinical education.

  • Participates in in-services, staff meetings, quality activities and aspects of program development.

  • Maintains awareness of patient safety issues within the clinic and in the use of equipment. Assists in the maintenance of patient care equipment as needed.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality according to HFHS HIPAA policies.

  • Maintains adherence to all applicable Federal/State law/regulations, APTA standards of practice, MI Licensure requirements, the HFHS Integrity/ Compliance Program, Code of Conduct, as well as all other HFHS policies and procedures.

  • If requested, represents HFHS at community and professional functions.

  • Participates in student education programs.

  • May have other duties assigned as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Physical Therapist bachelor degree with 5 years of experience OR Master’s/Doctorate degree acquired from a Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) accredited program

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

  • Current State of Michigan licensure.

  • Current CPR certification (or obtain within 90 days of hire)

  • OMPT (Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy) certification strongly 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.
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