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Fairview Health Services Physical Therapist in Edina, Minnesota


In collaboration with patients and families, the physical 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.

This PT position is to join our Flexible Workforce team, serving acute care patients at M Health Fairview Ridges and M Health Fairview Southdale hospitals.

This position is a 1.0, 3 weekdays (9hr days) and requires a commitment of 2 full weekends (Sat/Sun) per month.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The physical 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 collaboration 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


  • Uses acceptable medical terminology

  • Follows professional practice standards

  • Completes documentation in a timely manner per department standards

  • Complies with department billing standards

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




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

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification



  • Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy


  • 1+ year

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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.

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

Job Locations US-MN-Edina | US-MN-Burnsville

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago (7/15/2021 12:01 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-76329

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

Speciality Rehabilitation Services

Location Fairview Clinics-Flex Workforce

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Flex Workforce