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weill cornell Casual Occupational Therapist in Maplewood, Minnesota


In collaboration with patients and families, the Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within the scope of practice. This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes.

Based out of Saint John's Hospital.

Minimum requirement of 1 W/E per month, with the ability to pick up additional weekday or weekend shifts.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The occupational therapist partners with the patient and family while performing evaluation/re-evaluation

  • Gathers pertinent data

  • Performs examination

  • Determines treatment diagnosis

Develops an individualized plan of care through coordination 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

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



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

  • Active Minnesota Basic Life Support Certification



  • 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.

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

Job Locations US-MN-Maplewood

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago (4/8/2021 10:54 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-71038

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

Speciality Rehabilitation Services

Location St John's Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 8

Department Occupational Therapy