Fairview Health Services Physical Therapist - Casual in Wyoming, Minnesota


This casual position includes a primary role working with inpatients on a once per month weekend rotation at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming. Populations served include orthopedic, post-surgical joint replacement, general medical surgical and ICU. Casual weekday inpatient hours may be available for staff coverage or volume. Dependent on candidate skillsets and interest, there is opportunity for casual hours working with adult orthopedic outpatient populations at Wyoming or other regional outpatient clinics.

Physical therapists at Fairview Lakes are part of an interdisciplinary team that provides a comprehensive continuum of specialty care in the community. Integrated across the Fairview system, Rehab Services supports professional growth with generous internal continuing education and opportunities to network across locations.

Responsibilities/Job Description

In collaboration with patients and families, the Physical Therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within the scope of practice. This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes.

To be successful, the Physical Therapist must be able to:

Partner with the patient and family while performing the Evaluation/Re-evaluation

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

Partner with patients and families to provide skilled intervention

Use acceptable medical terminology

Follow professional practice standards

Complete documentation in a timely manner per department standards

Comply with department billing standards

Prioritize tasks and patient care for effective time management

Understand and follow professional licensure/certification requirements

Direct team members and/or supervises students as designated

Pursue personal and professional development to support clinical best practice

Meet or exceed departmental standards for productivity

Identify opportunities for process /quality improvement

Participate in and support entity/system initiatives

Partner with patient care giver in care/decision making

Communicate in a respective manner

Ensure a safe, secure environment

Individualize plan of care to meet patient needs

Modify clinical interventions based on population served

Provide patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy registration/licensure in the state of Minnesota or temporary license in the state of Minnesota

Basic Life Support

Preferred Qualifications

Masters or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy

1-3 years of experience

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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 2018-25695

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

Speciality Rehabilitation Services

Location Fairview Lakes Medical Center

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Physical Therapy