Under general supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, in compliance with legal aspects of patient care activities and guidelines that impact practice, and according to established policies and procedures, develops and administers established treatment plans for physical therapy patients. In collaboration with the Physical Therapist, develops exercise programs including therapeutic pool programs and sports injury therapy programs, and assesses patient progress through the program. The athletic trainer will be able to perform the following functions: prevention, assessment, treatment and reconditioning and rehabilitation of injuries as set forth by the NATA Certification (BOC). The athletic trainer will be able to carry out all prescribed treatments and recommendations made by the physical therapist or physician. May have the opportunity for assigned pre-season physicals, sports games and related events under the supervision of the director. Develops and administers educational and exercise programs to schools, community centers and on-site staff. Works as a team with the Physical Therapist to schedule patients, develop/perform treatment programs such as gait training/therapeutic exercise programs/physical therapy modalities, provide appropriate assessment/documentation of patient progress, and perform patient billing procedures. Prepares and monitors equipment such as hydrotherapy tanks, paraffin baths and hot packs, and performs minor repair on equipment, as needed. Instructs and prepares patients for treatment and reports patients' progress to Physical Therapist. Demonstrates knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span and the ability to assess data reflective of the patients' status and interpret the appropriate information
1. Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited Athletic Trainer Certified Program, with current NATA Board of Certification Inc. certification.
2.License to practice as an Athletic Trainer in the State of Michigan as of 1/1/11.
3. One year of experience in a clinical setting preferred. Entry-level graduates with BOC certification will be considered.
Job: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105007885
About DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.