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Rehabilitation Careers at Bronson

Are you a physical therapist, occupational therapist or speech pathologist looking for an exciting new career opportunity? Join Team Bronson! Our teams provide one-on-one, patient-centered care in both inpatient and outpatient settings. This is your career. Where will you take it?

For the health and safety of our workforce and our community, all new and current Bronson employees are required to be immunized for influenza and COVID-19.

As a member of Team Bronson, you will earn a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, while also making a positive impact in your community. We will provide you with on-site learning, as well as help you obtain the certifications that may be required for the job you choose. So get started now and let us help you gain the skills needed to be successful today and to grow your career in the future.

Region’s Leading Employer

This means that as your skills grow, so can you! As part of our benefits package, employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement, scholarship opportunities and more. Learn more about our comprehensive benefits package.

Bronson is known for excellence. Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo is a Level 1 Trauma Center and Magnet Recognized. Also, Bronson Battle Creek has received an ‘A’ Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group (2021), and Bronson LakeView has been recognized with the Rural Hospital Top Performance Award (2016).

Choose a Career in Rehabilitation at Bronson

When you join Team Bronson, you join a team that cares for each other as much as they care for their patients. You’ll experience Bronson Positivity and what it’s like to be supported and valued as a team member.

Whether you want to work with patients inside the hospital, provide ongoing care at an outpatient clinic, or see patients in a home health setting, the perfect career is waiting for you at Bronson.

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"Bronson really trusts us to provide the best care."

What does Colton love about being a physical therapist at Bronson Battle Creek? The team he works with, the opportunities for growth and the excellent benefits – just to name a few! Check out his story to read more, plus how you can join him on Team Bronson.

Read Colton's Story

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"Here, we are focused on quality over quantity."

As a physical therapist at Bronson Rehabilitation Services in Kalamazoo, Lindsay works alongside other PTs, OTs and speech pathologists, providing one-on-one care for patients who are recovering from an injury or other medical condition that makes every-day activities difficult or painful.

Read Lindsay's Story

Opportunities in Rehabilitation

Whether you are a recent graduate or experienced in your field, the Bronson rehabilitation team has a spot for you! If you are a dedicated and detail-oriented individual who is passionate about helping others, check out the jobs below. We have physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT) and speech pathology jobs available across southwest Michigan. Care settings you can work in include: settings:

Physical Therapists

    As a Bronson physical therapist, you are responsible for providing the best care possible to help patients regain strength and movement following an injury or medical diagnosis. You will see patients on a one-on-one basis, allowing you to provide high-quality, patient-centered therapies. Jobs are available on an inpatient and outpatient basis across southwest Michigan.

    Physical Therapy Assistants

      As a physical therapy assistant at Bronson, you will work alongside a licensed PT to help patients regain strength and movement following an injury or medical diagnosis. Jobs are available on an inpatient and outpatient basis across southwest Michigan.

      Occupational Therapists

      As a Bronson occupational therapist, you are responsible for providing the best care possible to help patients improve motor skills, balance and coordination following an injury or medical diagnosis. You will see patients on a one-on-one basis, allowing you to provide high-quality, patient-centered therapies. Jobs are available on an inpatient and outpatient basis across southwest Michigan.

      Occupational Therapy Assistants

      As an occupational therapy assistant at Bronson, you will work alongside a licensed OT to help patients improve motor skills, balance and coordination following an injury or medical diagnosis. Jobs are available on an inpatient and outpatient basis across southwest Michigan.

        Find an Occupational Therapy Assistant Job

        No positions are available at this time.

        Speech-Language Pathologists

        As a speech-language pathologist at Bronson, you are responsible for providing the best care possible to help patients restore communication skills following an injury or medical diagnosis. You will see patients on a one-on-one basis, allowing you to provide high-quality, patient-centered therapies. Jobs are available on an inpatient and outpatient basis across southwest Michigan.

        Find a Speech-Language Pathology Job

        Want to Learn More?

        Visit our careers page to ask a question and learn more about why team members love working at Bronson.

        Living and Working in Southwest Michigan

        Battle Creek

        Battle Creek and other Calhoun County communities like Marshall have a lot to offer! Located in South Central Michigan, Battle Creek is small enough to be friendly and inviting, yet big enough to provide a variety of activities, events and opportunities to explore.

        The city of Battle Creek is conveniently located along I-94 between larger cities like Detroit and Chicago, and Grand Rapids and Indianapolis are not too far away either. While you are not far from these major cities, you're also very close to amazing beaches along Lake Michigan, ethnic and community festivals, concerts and countless outdoor activities.

        The overall cost of living in Battle Creek is 7 percent lower than the national average, and residents have an average commute of 20 minutes – making it a great place to live, work and raise a family.

        Learn More at Battle Creek Unlimited

        Learn More from the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce

        Kalamazoo

        Kalamazoo, and the surrounding areas of Portage, Richland, Mattawan and Texas Township, have much to offer. Kalamazoo’s lively downtown boasts many great dining experiences, shops and local breweries. It is home to minor league sports teams like the Kalamazoo KWings (ice hockey) and Kalamazoo Growlers (baseball). For the outdoor enthusiasts, enjoy expansive nature trails, well-maintained parks and lakes, and other waterfront activities.

        Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College and Kalamazoo Valley Community College make the area an education hub. For growing families, Kalamazoo is home to the Kalamazoo Promise. The Kalamazoo Promise is a scholarship program that provides all Kalamazoo Public School graduate up to 100% tuition for post-secondary education. Created in 2005 through the generous donations of anonymous local donors, this is one of the most prolific scholarships this world has ever seen.

        Kalamazoo is conveniently located along I-94 with larger cities like Detroit and Chicago only two hours away. Even closer, head 45 minutes north and enjoy a day trip to Grand Rapids to enjoy a lively art and entertainment scene. Or go 45 minutes west to enjoy the towns and beaches along Lake Michigan.

        U.S. News recently rated Kalamazoo the #3 City to Live in Michigan, as well as the #14 Most Affordable Place to Live in the U.S. – making it a great place to live, work and raise a family.

        Learn More at Discover Kalamazoo

        Learn More from the Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce

        South Haven

        South Haven is a breath of fresh air for anyone looking to experience the comfort of small town living on the Great Lakes. Settled along Lake Michigan, this quaint lakefront community is home to pristine white sand beaches and offers year-round culture and charm. Some of the outdoor attractions South Haven residents enjoy include:

        • Miles of sandy beach and lakeshore parks to enjoy
        • Four marinas with 229 boating slips available for either seasonal or transient boaters
        • The Michigan Maritime Museum and the famous South Haven Lighthouse
        • A lively downtown, featuring local boutiques, restaurants and bars, as well as a summertime farmer’s market
        • Nature trails, ideal for walking, biking and exploring

        South Haven is only 45 minutes from the cities of Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids making it easy to take excursions for dining, shopping and entertainment. Even closer are other lakeshore communities to explore like St. Joseph, Saugatuck, Holland and Grand Haven.

        Though it is a beach town, South Haven still ranks slightly below Michigan’s average cost of living. With its affordability and endless opportunities for outdoor fun, it is an ideal setting to raise a family with a relaxing, peaceful lifestyle.

        Learn More About the City of South Haven

        Paw Paw

        There is a lot to like about the picturesque village of Paw Paw. This small town is known for its warm community and endless opportunities to enjoy the beauty of southwest Michigan. Paw Paw is home to many inland lakes and is close to some of Michigan’s best wineries. Located within Van Buren County, Paw Paw is close to numerous nature trails for walking, biking and exploring, farms where you can purchase delicious fresh fruit and produce, and gorgeous golf courses that are perfect for some friendly competition.

        Living in Paw Paw is affordable! It ranks 21% below the national average for cost of living, and 42% below the national average for cost of housing. It is located 20 miles west of Kalamazoo, along I-94. So, whether you want to plan a weekend getaway in Chicago, spend the day along the beaches of South Haven or Grand Haven, or venture north to Grand Rapids, Paw Paw is the perfect town for those looking to enjoy the simplicity of small-town living, while never being far from more big-city action.

        Learn more from the Paw Paw Area Chamber of Commerce

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