Ascension Health Physical Therapist 1/ Physical Therapy 001- Southfield,MI/ PRN, Weekends in Southfield, Michigan

Job ID: 238299

Physical Therapist 1/ Physical Therapy 001- Southfield,MI/ PRN, Weekends

Southfield, Michigan


Additional Job Information

Title: Physical Therapist 1

City, State: Southfield,MI

Location: Providence Hospital - BU 34014

Department: Physical Therapy 001

Additional Job Details: PRN,Weekends, 0 hours,Weekly

Day Shift- Minimally 2 weekend shifts per month, 1 holiday and 1 hard-to-fill * ( *which could include another holiday or shifts surrounding holidays).

Marketing Statement

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Physical Therapist 1 evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs.


  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition.

  • Establishes, revises and evaluates a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family.

  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the condition of the patient.

  • Oversees activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel.

  • Achieves and maintains targeted productivity. Assists at other sites as patient demand dictates.

  • Confers with referring and consulting physicians, nursing personnel and other health professionals regarding patient's progress, status and ongoing recommendations.

  • Assists with and participates in department in-service education program, maintains professional growth and development by attending continuing education seminars and presenting in-services to department. Attends and participates in regularly scheduled department meetings. Takes on special projects, programs and other duties as requested.

  • Assigns patients to appropriate therapy assistants, assumes responsibility and supervision of these patients, discusses evaluations, assessment, treatments and progress of patients. Re-evaluates and assists in discharge planning as needed. Assists the appropriate therapy assistant in identifying new problems, setting new goals, making treatment changes, and in discharge planning as needed. Countersigns appropriate therapy assistant's progress notes (if new problems, goals and/or treatment changes are made) and discharge summaries.



  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the State of Michigan required.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.


  • Bachelor of Applied Science

  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy required

Work Experience:

  • None required.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the St. John Providence Health System team, please apply by completing an online application at

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

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Reasonable Accommodation

St. John Providence Health System provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: . Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within St. John Providence Health System will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.

Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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