Updated 16 days ago

Casual Physical Therapist

201 E Nicollet Blvd,
Burnsville, MN 55337
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$31.65 - $40.23
Full-time, Part-time

This casual PT position is to support acute care patient needs at Fairview Ridges (Burnsville, MN), working with a variety of patient populations including but not limited to ortho, neuro, general medical, general surgical, cardiac, oncology and medically complex.

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.

The position requires commitment of 2 Saturdays per month. In addition, we are seeking candidates who are interested in picking up additional weekday and weekend shifts to help cover needs.

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
  • Meets or exceeds departmental standards for productivity
Quality Improvement
  • Identifies opportunities for process /quality improvement
  • Participates in and supports entity/system initiatives


  • 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 of practicing PT

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