Fairview Health Services Occupational Therapist - Weekend Program in Minneapolis, Minnesota


In collaboration with patients and families, the occupational therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within scope of practice. This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes. This OT will be working within the Transitional Care Unit serving multiple diagnoses including neuro, othro, oncology, amputee, transplant, etc. Patients treated will primarily by adults but we do see adolescents ages 13+ as well.

This is a casual position that will have an every other weekend requirement. It is located at the University of Minnesota Medical Center on West Bank in Minneapolis, MN.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The occupational therapist partners with the patient and family while performing the Evaluation/Re-evaluation

Gathers pertinent data

Performs examination

Determines treatment diagnosis

Develops an individualized plan of care through coordination with the patient and family

Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks

Determines prognosis for recovery

Establishes individualized goals with patient and/or caregiver

Individualizes plan of care considering developmental level and cultural differences

Implements and modifies plan of care based on reassessment and patient response

Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care

Establishes appropriate discharge plan

Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention

Implements plan of care

Alters treatment/plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment

Assesses patient and/or caregiver learning needs and provides appropriate education


Uses acceptable medical terminology

Follows professional practice standards

Completes documentation in a timely manner per department standards

Complies with department billing standards

Professional Expectations

Prioritizes tasks and patient care for effective time management

Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements

Directs team members and/or supervises students as designated

Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical best practice


Meets or exceeds departmental standards for productivity

Quality Improvement

Identifies opportunities for process /quality improvement

Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives




Occupational Therapy Licensure in State of Minnesota or temporary license in State of Minnesota

Active Minnesota Basic Life Support Certification



Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy




Certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-28090

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Rehabilitation Services

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Rehab - Acute Rehab Unit