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Fairview Health Services Casual Physical Therapist in Minneapolis, Minnesota


In collaboration with patients and families, the physical therapist assistant is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within scope of practice under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist.

  • Casual PT Position - minimum one weekend (Sa/Su) per month

  • Eligible to work up to 80 hours per pay period, but must meet requirements of working one weekend per month

  • Inpatient adult population, strong neuro skills beneficial

  • Will be part of a robust multidisciplinary therapy team

Responsibilities/Job Description

Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention

  • Implements plan of care established by supervising physical therapist

  • Communicates with supervising physical therapist regarding recommendations for revision or update of plan of care and/or discharge

  • Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care

  • Alters treatment within the established plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment

  • Provides appropriate education to patient and/or caregiver


  • 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


  • Meets or exceeds departmental standards for productivity

  • Quality Improvement

  • Identifies opportunities for process /quality improvement

  • Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives


Required License/Certification/Registration

  • Current Minnesota Physical Therapist Assistant licensure

  • Active Minnesota Basic Life Support Certification

Preferred Experience

  • 1+ years of Physical Therapy Assistant experience

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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

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago (9/15/2021 3:22 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-80491

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

Speciality Rehabilitation Services

Location West Building-University of Minnesota Medical Center

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 8

Department Rehab - Acute Rehab Unit