Physical Therapist - Full Time - Henry Ford Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI

Clinical/Allied Health
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The Physical Therapist provides direct patient care utilizing appropriate age-specific standards of practice for physical therapists in regard to all patient populations served. Works independently and collaborates well with other team members in obtaining patient-centered goals within the Health System.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and correct application of clinical techniques, procedures and programs for clinical setting and patient/client populations served.
  • Displays appropriate technical knowledge and application of available modalities and other equipment
  • Provides care in accordance with physician’s orders and established plan of care
  • Develops an accurate individualized plan of care. Goals are feasible, based upon findings and patient/caregiver expectations
  • Summarizes objective clinical findings
  • Evaluates effectiveness of treatment plan and revises plan of care as indicated
  • Assess educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver or significant other and provides education to meet those needs
  • Evaluates safety and equipment needs
  • Instruction of an exercise program.
  • Transfer, gait, static / dynamic balance training and bed mobility.
  • Pain management (TENS application, heat and cold modalities)
  • Breathing techniques, percussion and suction
  • Orthotic / prosthetic assessment and management
  • Complies with appropriate and approved security and safety standards. Assesses the risk for safety and implements appropriate precautions
  • Participates in and contributes to quality improvement process
  • Meets established productivity standards. Makes effective us of discretionary time
  • Provides PT services to all patient populations (adolescent, adult and geriatrics)
  • Physical Therapist bachelor degree with 5 years of experience OR Master's/Doctorate degree acquired from a Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy (CAPTE) accredited program.
  • Ability to problem-solve, effective verbal and written communication skills, and knowledge about the care of neonate, pediatric adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.


  •   Valid, unrestricted Physical Therapist License from the State of Michigan.
  •  Current CPR certification (or obtain within 90 days of hire).


       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, visit


       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.  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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