Fairview Health Services

  • Occupational Therapist

    Job Locations US-MN-Wyoming
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(11/9/2018 1:59 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Rehabilitation Services
    Fairview Lakes Medical Center
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Occupational Therapy
  • Overview

    This position includes a primary role delivering pediatric therapy in an interdisciplinary outpatient clinic at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming. This clinic also serves adult outpatients with occasional opportunities with inpatient medical-surgical populations. Fairview Lakes serves the community providing comprehensive interdisciplinary rehab, with a growing pediatric program. Integrated across the Fairview system, Rehab Services supports professional growth with generous internal continuing education and opportunities to network across locations.

    This opportunity is benefit and PTO eligible. It is authorized for 48 hours per two week pay period.



    Responsibilities/Job Description

    In collaboration with patients and families, the Occupational 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 Occupational 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 Occupational Therapy

    Occupational Therapy licensure in the state of Minnesota or temporary license in the state of Minnesota

    Basic Life Support


    Preferred Qualifications

    Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy

    Certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

    1+ years of post-graduate Pediatric Occupational Therapy experience


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