Fairview Health Services  Physical Therapist in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Physical Therapist

Specialty Allied Health

Location Fairview Northland Medical Center

Department Physical Therapy

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Shift Day

Date Posted 04/25/2018

Job Number 18-72598

Job Description:

In collaboration with patients and families, the Physical Therapist 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 position is located at the Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton, MN. The team is multidisciplinary including PT, OT, SLP, and Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab. It is a general practice environment that treats pediatrics to adults, acute care, and outpatient care. Service and specialty areas include: cancer rehab, edema, concussion, vestibular, hand therapy, orthopedics, neuro, pelvic health, pool therapy, cognition and memory, low vision, and seating/wheeled mobility evaluations. We have a fun pediatric gym with private sensory room, and a private hand treatment room. We pride ourselves on the small town, community atmosphere where we develop relationships with patients that last over years. We also have excellent teamwork scores on employee engagement surveys. There is a beautiful courtyard outside of our department where both pediatric and adult patients can be treated as well as staff can enjoy time together at lunch.

The focus of this position is Edema patient care and general practice adult neuro patient care. There is a weekend rotation in acute care that therapists average working 3-4 weekends/year

This is a benefit and PTO eligible position that is authorized for 64 hours per two-week pay period.

Job Expectations:

Partnering with the patient and family while performing the evaluation/re-evaluation

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

Maintaining an individualized plan of care, related to the patient's needs,

Continually reassess resource utilization as patient progresses towards goals

Providing safe and effective intervention, within scope of practice, according to patient needs

Job Qualifications:



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



Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy


1+ year

Lymphedema experience


Lymphedema certification highly preferred

Additional Requirements:

Basic Life Support certfication

About Fairview Health Services

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 11 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.

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