Fairview Health Services

  • Casual Occupational Therapist

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis | US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(10/11/2019 9:30 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Rehabilitation Services
    University of MN Health Clinics and Surgery Center
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Outpatient Rehab
  • Overview

    Specifically looking for a casual occupational therapist that can work two days per week in the M Health Fairview Clinics and Surgery Center.  Patient populations for evaluation and treatment would include those adults with neurologic and cognitive impairments, and cancer rehab.


    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.

    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

    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

    For NICU role

    • Provides care for newborns and premature infants, requiring specialized nursing care and close observation. Performs and/or assists with procedures.




    • 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



    • 1+years



    • Certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy


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