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Physical Therapy Department Tenure or Clinical-Track Assistant/Associate Professor

The University of Michigan Physical Therapy Department is seeking applications for a 12-month faculty position as tenure or clinical-track assistant or associate professor with expertise in orthopedic physical therapy. This faculty member will teach in the Professional (entry-level) Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) and post-professional programs.  Rank is commensurate with experience and academic credentials. The faculty will participate in teaching, service, and scholarship in accordance with UM-Flint faculty guidelines. This position is a 12-month faculty position with a projected start date of April 1, 2021.

The University of Michigan-Flint Physical Therapy Department offers three outstanding programs including a professional DPT program, a transitional DPT program, and a Ph.D. in Physical Therapy program. The Physical Therapy Department at the University of Michigan-Flint prepares accomplished physical therapist practitioners, researchers, and educators through best practices in teaching and learning and utilization of high-impact teaching practices including inter-professional education (IPE), high-tech media labs and simulations, and hands-on experiential labs involving patients/clients from the community. The PT Department has dedicated research space with state of the art equipment including a motion analysis lab. The department is dedicated to serving our diverse local community. We are engaged in service-learning including a student-led pro-bono clinic, PT HEART (Physical Therapy Health Education and Rehabilitation Treatment).

The Physical Therapy Department is a part of the College of Health Sciences (CHS) located within the University of Michigan-Flint. UM-Flint is a regional institution in a revitalized urban setting located along the riverfront in downtown Flint. One of three campuses of the University of Michigan, we serve commuting and residential undergraduate and graduate students and offer over 100 undergraduate and 38 graduate and post-graduate degrees. The UM-Flint campus is known for quality education, low faculty-to-student ratios, and its collegial environment. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Teaching:

  • Provide course instruction according to expertise in orthopedic physical therapist practice and needs of the PT Department

  • Maintain contemporary expertise in areas of course content taught through ongoing professional development

  • Develop syllabi, learning experiences, and assessment processes 

  • Provide instruction in assigned didactic courses while working closely and collaboratively with other faculty

  • Implement individualized learning objectives and engage students to share in their responsibilities for learning

  • Assist with program self-evaluation including periodic and ongoing policy and curriculum review

  • Perform other functions in support of the Department as requested by the director

Scholarship

Develop and Maintain a scholarly agenda  according to the College of Health Sciences scholarship requirements for Tenure or Clinical -Track Faculty and accreditation criteria

Service

All Physical Therapy faculty members are expected to provide service to the University, college, department, profession, and the community. Consistent with the mission of CHS and the University, professional service contributions to the Flint and regional community are particularly encouraged. Engagement in service activities at multiple levels is expected.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a physical therapist in Michigan.

  • A minimum of a Doctoral  degree in a relevant discipline

    • For a Clinical-Track Assistant Professor position, a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy required, academic doctoral degree preferred 

    • For a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position, a Ph.D.or other academic doctoral degrees in a relevant discipline is required.

  • Contemporary expertise in orthopedic physical therapy.

  • 3 years of cumulative clinical practice (part-time or full-time)

  • Teaching experience (clinical or academic).

  • Demonstrated involvement and/or interest in scholarship.

    • For Tenure- Track, evidence of capability to develop and implement a scholarly agenda 

  • Record of involvement in professional activities.

To be considered for an Associate level clinical or tenure-track position, the following qualifications are required:

  • Eligibility for Associate Clinical/Tenure-Track Professor upon hire, college review process required.

  • Demonstrated scholarly productivity 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or other academic doctoral degrees in relevant discipline

  • ABPTS specialization in orthopedics (Sports and Clinical Electrophysiology specialties)

  • Prior experience in PT education

  • Senior faculty status (eligible for Associate Clinical Professor or Associate Professor with tenure upon hire. College review process required).

  • Demonstrated scholarly productivity

To apply, click on website link.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

 

 

November 17, 2020

Company: University of Michigan - Flint PT Dept
Location: 509 Harrison Street, Flint, MI, USA
Contact: Melissa Richardson Email: memrich@umich.edu
Phone: 810.424.5574 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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November 25, 2020

Company: Halcon Services
Location: Halcon Services 2650 W. Drahner Rd. Oxford, MI 48371
Contact: Robert Wilson Email: Halconservices18@gmail.com
Phone: 248.804.7047  
 
 

The Physical Therapy Program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, invites applications for three (3) tenure-track assistant professor positions to begin August 15, 2021.

This is an exceptional growth opportunity to join a truly supportive faculty team, with excellent resources, that enjoys engaging in a meaningful balance of teaching, research and service.

Through your teaching, bring disciplinary and experiential expertise to our broad range of physical therapy programs, including: entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy; graduate and post-professional certificate programs in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Oncology Rehabilitation, Teaching and Learning in Rehabilitation; and Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy with pending PhD program.

In your research, benefit from support and mentoring as you establish a line of peer-reviewed research and scholarship, drawing benefit from our well-equipped laboratories, our diverse clinical partnerships, and strengths in upstream care and community engagement.

Contributing service, help to advance clinical professional relationships with our clinical partners for mutual research, clinical, and teaching goals. Provide distinct energies to our school, university, and communities of practice, including eager participation in student recruitment and retention activities. Contribute to our continuous academic program refinement. Participate actively in professional organizations. And throughout, contribute meaningful efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

We are seeking applicants to broaden and advance our strengths in the foundational and clinical sciences. Persons experienced in areas such as: acute care; or with distinct expertise in human movement science and/or our post-professional program areas; or those holding board certifications or graduate certificates, are especially encouraged to apply.

The School of Health Sciences serves over 2000 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships and connecting theory to best practices. Building upon the foundations of the natural and behavioral sciences we are organized departmentally into four themes: Public and Environmental Wellness, Interdiscipinary Health Sciences, Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, and Human Movement Science.

The Department of Human Movement Science (HMS) offers the bachelor (BS), clinical professional (DPT), research doctorate (DSc-PT, pending PhD), and post-professional degrees and certificates. Our programs span exercise science (EXS), physical therapy (PT), and uniquely, orthotics and prosthetics (O&P). We operate multiple teaching/research labs available to faculty members for PT (Acute Care Simulation, Musculoskeletal, Neurorehabilitation); EXS (Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics Ergonomics Abilities Research, Strength and Fitness); and O&P (Orthotics and Prosthetics Fabrication).

Our beautiful platinum LEED-certified campus facilities and broad clinical and community-based opportunities offer an ideal supportive environment for students, faculty, staff and partners to create and enjoy innovative learning, meaningful service, and vibrant research pursuits – in purpose for health.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan.

Requirements include:
1. Experience as a physical therapist
2. A CAPTE-recognized terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, DHS, or equivalent) or ABD if applicant holds a DPT degree
3. Eligibility for licensure, or licensure, in Michigan as a physical therapist.

Application Information:
1. Position begins August 15, 2021.
2. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2021, and will be accepted until the position is filled.
3. For questions regarding the position, contact the Search Chair, Dr. Kris Thompson at kathomps@oakland.edu.
4. To apply, upload:
a. letter of interest outlining experience in clinical practice, teaching, and service
b. one-page teaching philosophy statement
c. curriculum vitae
d. copy of current physical therapy license
e. academic transcripts (unofficial) for the physical therapy degree and the terminal degree
f. evidence of completion of post graduate certification or specialization if applicable
g. diversity statement that describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.
Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

 

November 18, 2020

Company: Oakland University
Location: 433 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI, USA
Contact: Dr. Kristine Thompson Email: kathomps@oakland.edu
    Website: Click to visit
 
 
NOTE: This is for our MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena and Lincoln location. This position will be responsible for O/P patient population.
 
This position delegates responsibility to the Physical Therapist Assistant and Aides. Activities of this position are patient focused and utilize assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in accordance with physical therapy standards, physician orders, and governing policies and procedures.

(20%)* Evaluates the patient’s function by performing formal/informal testing measures to determine the skeletal, neurological, respiratory, and cardiovascular status.
 
(20%)* Develops a goal specific treatment regime based on assessment data and the patient’s tolerance to carry-out the treatment plan as prescribed.
 
(20%)* Submits a written treatment regime to be included as part of the plan of treatment authorized by and coordinated with the physician. Updates plan of care as needed to reflect changes in patient status. Co-signs verbal orders received by physical therapist assistant as necessary.
 
(20%)* Devises a schedule of treatment, which is frequency and duration specific to be discussed with patient/family/caregiver and coordinated with clinical support staff.
 
(20%)* Educates patient, family, and/or caregiver regarding pathology or condition, patient alternatives, prognosis, and rationale for treatment through forms of rest, exercise, modalities, and other indicated interventions.
 
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Provides supervision for Physical Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapy Aides, Home Health Aides and students per affiliate and regulatory standards.
 
Recommends adaptive/supportive equipment based on assessment; contacts appropriate representative and/or supplier to place order and assists in securing equipment for patient.
 
Documents the patient/family/caregiver response to treatment and changes in patient condition per affiliate documentation policies and/or standards and in compliance with regulatory agencies.
 
Completes daily documentation necessary for billing procedures per affiliate policy and in compliance with regulatory agencies.
 
Provides treatment intervention and demonstrates competence to facilitate or restore optimal functioning specific to therapist’s patient care area.
 
Educates patient/family/caregiver in home education program using relevant and effective teaching methods.
 
Demonstrates effective oral and written communication with all internal and external customers to maximize quality of patient care including coordination with interdisciplinary team members.
 
Promotes education and development among staff, students, and other health care providers using relevant and effective teaching methods.
 
Promotes process improvement.
 
Assists with program development, Participates in team conferences and interdisciplinary meetings as appropriate.
 
Promote physical therapy within MidMichigan Health and service area, participating in and providing community education.
 
Function as case manager for assigned cases. Demonstrates commitment to MidMichigan Health and specific affiliate mission as evidenced by customer service, quality of service, and teamwork.
 
Maintains confidentiality of patient and affiliate information in accordance with MidMichigan Health and affiliate policies and procedures.
 
Other duties as assigned.
 
MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft® Windows.
 
An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.
 

November 17, 2020

Company: MidMichigan Health
Location: 1501 W Chisholm St, Alpena, MI, USA
Contact: Vanessa Dashiell Email: vanessa.dashiell@midmichigan.org
Phone: 989.839.3356 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Full-time (40 hrs/wk)

Performs and documents physical therapy evaluation, treatment, and discharge of patient according to established patient goals consistent with physician referrals.  Communicates with patient, family, and members of health care team.  Educates patient and public on health, wellness, and prevention of injury and illness as they pertain to physical therapy.  Supervises physical therapy assistants (PTA) and physical therapy aides, and meets the PTA to progress plan of care.

MI Physical Therapy license, self motivated, computer skills, and ability to work independently are required. Previous experience preferred.

Bellin Health is looking for a highly engaged and driven physical therapist interested in a job with the opportunity to advance professionally. We are seeking someone who will contribute to our highly engaged culture driven to practice at the top of our scope of practice by utilizing the most evidence based care. This position would be dedicated to working in the outpatient orthopedic and employer clinic settings and specifically targets a professional with an aspiration for lifelong learning. Bellin Health is committed to developing our therapists with opportunities to pursue an Evidence in Motion Residency for orthopedics (OCS) or sports (SCS) as well as mentorship opportunities working closely with residency and fellowship trained therapists. All of our new team members are sponsored with paid time to complete Evidence in Motion coursework during their first year of employment to refine and enhance manual therapy skills. Regular employees also are granted a subscription to MedBridge which allows for additional continuing education opportunities. The position will include working as a part of our Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Team helping to expand, improve, and innovate our ever-growing service offerings. Applicants should be willing to adapt to different environments and enjoy company/patient variability. For therapists, working in our rural clinics, there is the possibility of mileage and drive time compensation based on your location. Any PT interested in growing professionally with a highly skilled team is encouraged to apply.

If you are viewing this job posting on another website other than the Bellin Health Careers page and interested in applying for the opening, please apply at https://jobs.bellin.org/.

 

November 7, 2020

Company: Bellin Health
Location: 610 South Lincoln Road, Escanaba, MI, USA
Contact: Rebecca Vander Leest Email: rebecca.vanderleest@bellin.org
Phone: 920.445.7240 Website: Click to visit
 
 

Full-time (40 hrs/wk)

Performs and documents physical therapy evaluation, treatment, and discharge of patient according to established patient goals consistent with physician referrals.  Communicates with patient, family, and members of health care team.  Educates patient and public on health, wellness, and prevention of injury and illness as they pertain to physical therapy.  Supervises physical therapy assistants (PTA) and physical therapy aides, and meets the PTA to progress plan of care.

MI Physical Therapy license, self motivated, computer skills, and ability to work independently are required. Previous experience preferred.

Bellin Health is looking for a highly engaged and driven physical therapist interested in a job with the opportunity to advance professionally. We are seeking someone who will contribute to our highly engaged culture driven to practice at the top of our scope of practice by utilizing the most evidence based care. This position would be dedicated to working in the outpatient orthopedic and employer clinic settings and specifically targets a professional with an aspiration for lifelong learning. Bellin Health is committed to developing our therapists with opportunities to pursue an Evidence in Motion Residency for orthopedics (OCS) or sports (SCS) as well as mentorship opportunities working closely with residency and fellowship trained therapists. All of our new team members are sponsored with paid time to complete Evidence in Motion coursework during their first year of employment to refine and enhance manual therapy skills. Regular employees also are granted a subscription to MedBridge which allows for additional continuing education opportunities. The position will include working as a part of our Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Team helping to expand, improve, and innovate our ever-growing service offerings. Applicants should be willing to adapt to different environments and enjoy company/patient variability. For therapists, working in our rural clinics, there is the possibility of mileage and drive time compensation based on your location. Any PT interested in growing professionally with a highly skilled team is encouraged to apply.

If you are viewing this job posting on another website other than the Bellin Health Careers page and interested in applying for the opening, please apply at https://jobs.bellin.org/.

 

November 7, 2020

Company: Bellin Health
Location: 440 Woodward Avenue, Iron Mountain, MI, USA
Contact: Rebecca Vander Leest Email: rebecca.vanderleest@bellin.org
Phone: 920.445.7240 Website: Click to visit
 
 

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