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Fairview Health Services OT - 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.

  • Per diem position serving adults primarily in an IP Rehab setting.

  • Dx groups include primarily neuro, complex medical, ortho, etc.

  • The weekend position has a rotating schedule of working a full weekened (Sa/Su) twice per month.

  • Option to pick up weekdays as needs arise.

M Health Fairview Rehabilitation offers a broad range of services that serve patients across 10 acute-care hospitals, 3 post-acute settings and 70 outpatient adult and pediatric therapy clinics. Consisting of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy as well as Audiology and Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab, our therapists collaborate with colleagues in all medical settings and offer dozens of specialty programs.

As an academic health system with residency and fellowship programs and a rehab-focused clinical quality team, we have a collaborative culture that is centered on learning with an emphasis on evidence based, patient-centered care.. Rehab’s continuing education program offers 40+ continuing education courses per year at no cost to employees and further supports numerous external CE courses each year.

As a member of the M Health Fairview rehab team, you would have opportunities for formal mentorship, clinical specialization and further recognition and compensation through our clinical specialist program. As an industry leader in rehabilitative care with nationally recognized programs, our therapists play a critical role in helping patients reach their goals and live more fulfilling lives.


The occupational therapist partners with the patient and their care providers while performing evaluation/re-evaluation

Gathers and applies pertinent data, performs examination, and resolves treatment diagnosis

Develops an individualized plan of care through coordination

Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks, settles prognosis for recovery, and establishes individualized goals

Implements and modifies care plan based on reassessment and patient response

Coordinates care and communicates successfully with interdisciplinary team for all aspects care & establishes appropriate discharge plan

Partners care team to provide skilled intervention

Implements and alters treatment 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 care for time management and accommodations

Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements

Advises team members and/or supervises students as designated

Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical standard processes


Required Education, Experience, and License

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

  • Active Minnesota Basic Life Support Certification

Preferred Education, Experience, and License

  • Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

  • 1+ year(s) of OT experience post graduation

  • Certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. 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.

Vaccination Update

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.

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

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis

Posted Date 1 week ago (1/25/2023 1:56 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-106890

Profession Patient Care (Non RN/LPN)

Speciality Rehabilitation Services/Sports Medicine

Department Rehab - Acute Rehab Unit

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 8

Location West Building-University of Minnesota Medical Center