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Occupational Therapist

DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan

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Detroit, Michigan
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DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
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Job Description
**$10,000 Sign on Bonus, with required amount of relevant experience**

DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan is one of the nation�s largest hospitals specializing in rehabilitation medicine and research. RIM is known for its clinical expertise in spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, amputee, orthopedics and catastrophic injury care. The Institute houses the Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery and the Southeastern Michigan Traumatic Brain Injury System (SEMTBIS), one of only 16 federally designated model systems of care for brain injury care and research. RIM also operates 31 outpatient sites throughout southeast Michigan specializing in sports medicine and orthopedics.

Job Description:

Under general supervision, evaluates & treats patients using standard occupational therapy procedures.

  • Evaluates patients motor and neurological capabilities and documents findings. Directs, plans, organizes, and executes occupational therapy programs for patients.
  • Exercises professional judgment in selection of treatment media, consistent with attending physicians prescriptions. Implements programs designed to enhance motor, sensory, cognitive and interpersonal skills of the patient in order to promote patient independence and productivity.
  • Works with attending physician in order to establish patient therapy goals that are consistent with physicians diagnosis.
  • Prepares treatment plans consistent with therapy goals; provides group or individual therapy selecting from a variety of occupational therapy modalities.
  • Documents patient treatments, initial evaluation, progress notes and discharge summaries in accordance with established departmental and service line policies and protocols.
  • Attends interdisciplinary team conferences and various meetings to consult with other team members regarding patient treatment & program development
  • Oversees, instructs and evaluates occupational therapy assistants, aids, students and / or volunteers as assigned. Co-signs notes written by occupational therapy assistants, aids or students.
  • Maintains professional expertise through workshops, lectures, in-services, conferences, etc.
  • Assists in the implementation of programs & services to foster interdisciplinary approach and a service line system of care.
  • Promotes and adheres to the mission, vision and values of the DMC and the customer service behavior standards.


1. Bachelors or Masters degree in Occupational Therapy.

2. One year of experience in a clinical setting preferred.

3. Current license to practice as an Occupational Therapist in the State of Michigan.

4. Initial certification or eligibility for certification if candidate is a new graduate, with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Job: Occupational Therapy
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days

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About the employer
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.