Henry Ford Health System Physical Therapist Outpatient - Contingent Day Shift - Chesterfield in Chesterfield, 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.

This position has a flat rate of pay - $44.68

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Physical Therapist bachelor degree with five 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).

  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Macomb Clinton Township: Successful completion of FIM certification exam with a score of at least 80% within 90 days of hire and then annually thereafter in accordance with the department's annual certification schedule (this may mean successful passage twice during their first employment year).

NOTE: This position will be required to work at at least five (5) Outpatient Rehab Clinic locations. These clinics are located in: Chesterfield, Fraser, Warren, Washington, Bruce or Richmond)

Overview Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, 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 access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other benefits and services. 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.