Michael Lohan's New Gig -- Rehab Consultant

12/8/2010 4:40 PM PST

Michael Lohan's New Gig -- Rehab Consultant

Michael Lohan is officially putting people in rehab -- TMZ has learned ... LiLo's dad just got the most ironic job of all time ... working as a consultant for a rehabilitation referral company.

Michael tells TMZ, he's teaming up with a company called "Recovery Hub" in L.A. -- an agency that specializes in matching up recovering addicts with a rehab center that best meets their individual needs.

No word on his specific duties -- but we're told MiLo got the job a few days ago, and his start date is already set ... for next Monday.

They say do what you know ...