**$10,000 Sign on Bonus, with required amount of relevant experience**
Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan is an international leader in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Surgical services include general, thoracic, reconstructive and cardiovascular. Imaging technology designed specifically for children provides advanced diagnostic services including Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and MRI. The Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan Emergency Department is a verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and dedicated pediatric burn center. Experts in pediatric critical care, rehabilitation, and neonatal and perinatal medicine provide care for thousands of children every year at Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan, Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan - Troy and six ambulatory sites.
Under general supervision of the supervisor, Physical Therapy, treats patients using standard physical therapy procedures such as heat, cold, electricity, traction, ultrasound and exercise. Evaluates patientsâ�� motor and neurological capabilities and documents findings.
â�¢ Treats patients using standard physical therapy procedures; assists patients in rehabilitative exercise programs; and instructs patients in the use of rehabilitative equipment such as braces, splints, and ambulation aides.
â�¢ Administers and interprets a variety of tests to evaluate the motor and neurological capabilities of patients.
â�¢ Documents patient treatments, initial evaluation, progress notes and discharge summaries in accordance with departmental policies and service line protocols.
â�¢ Co-signs notes written by physical therapy assistants, aides and/or students.
â�¢ Develops home care programs for patients and provides instruction to families during hospitalization and upon discharge.
â�¢ Attends interdisciplinary meetings and various conferences to report on patientsâ�� progress; consults regularly with other service line team members regarding patient treatment.
â�¢ Oversees, instructs and evaluates physical therapy assistants, aids, students and/or volunteers, as assigned.
â�¢ Responsible for the maintenance of equipment and supplies in assigned treatment areas; recommends the purchase of supplies and/or equipment, as needed.
â�¢ Maintains professional expertise through workshops, lectures, conferences, departmental, service line meetings, etc. in order to remain current on treatment techniques. Serves as a member of a designated service line.
â�¢ Assists in the implementation of programs and services to foster a interdisciplinary approach and a service line system of care.
â�¢ Promotes the values of the DMC by demonstrating behaviors supportive of a commitment to quality, community welfare, respect and involvement, teamwork, open and effective communication, innovation and education, and efficient and effective resource use.
1. Bachelorâ��s degree in Physical Therapy or certification from an accredited physical therapy program.
2. Current license to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of Michigan.
Job: Physical Therapy
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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