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University of Michigan Physical Therapist in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Physical Therapist

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Evaluate general orthopedic and oncology patients referred for ambulatory physical therapy services and development of a treatment plan to optimize function, decrease pain and reduce/prevent the development of disabilities. The preferred candidate would have 3 years of geriatric, oncology rehab and/or lymphedema management experience, along with an interest in osteoporosis education. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team required.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world's most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day

  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Required Qualifications*

  • Master's or DPT degree in physical therapy or an equivalent combination of Bachelor's level education and experience is necessary.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in patient treatment is required.

  • Possession of a current state license to practice physical therapy in Michigan is required.

  • Completion of an accredited Physical Therapy Program and Clinical Internship is necessary.

Graduate Non Certified Patient Care Professional Underfill:

Employees in this classification are required to have a minimum of a Bachelor degree in a recognized field of science or learning which is directly related to the duties of the position or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience

Desired Qualifications*

Our ideal candidates would also have :

  • A passion for rehab care- Taking patients the next steps to returning to independent functioning in home/work/community activities

  • A collaborative work style and positive attitude to add to our high performing multidisciplinary team

  • Prior experience and/or interest in Cancer Rehab and Geriatrics is desired

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

  • Ability to be collaborative and a team player

  • Three years of general orthopedic outpatient experience or internship program completion is preferred.

  • Lymphedema certification and experience treating cancer related lymphedema is desired

Work Schedule

This position is 40 hours. Clinic is open Monday-Thursday, 7am-6pm and Friday 7am-5pm. Some closing shifts are required. 4-10 hour days are possible dependent on clinic needs and candidate preference.

Underfill Statement

This position can be underfilled with a candidate that does not yet have possession of a current State license to practice physical therapy in Michigan.

Additional Information

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resure. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Detail

Job Opening ID


Working Title

Physical Therapist

Job Title

Physical Therapist

Work Location

Michigan Medicine - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

Um Hospital


MM PM&R BRL LL PT Spec Clinic

Posting Begin/End Date

2/27/2024 - 4/27/2024

Career Interest

Patient Care Services

Physical/Occupational Therapy

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