Physical Therapist I – Ortho – Hennepin Healthcare – Minneapolis, MN


We are currently seeking a Physical Therapist for our outpatient team at the Clinic & Specialty Center. The physical therapist will direct, supervise, evaluate, and provide physical therapy services for patients with a variety of orthopedic conditions.

In collaboration with an interdisciplinary team, provides therapeutic services including evaluation, treatment, discharge planning and education This full time role will work days Monday to Friday.


  • Performs and documents comprehensive physical therapy evaluations
  • Develops and documents patient care plans to promote optimal function and safety
  • Observes, evaluates, and documents patient’s progress
  • Participates in hospital rounds and patient care conferences
  • Educates patients and care givers on therapeutic techniques, cares and treatments
  • Completes all documentation and charges of services per departmental standards
  • Directs and supervises activities performed by the Rehab aides consistent with their training and skill (patient transfers, patient transport, preparation of patient and equipment for treatment, selected treatment procedures, clerical duties and departmental maintenance)
  • Directs and supervises selected physical therapy interventions performed by physical therapist assistants
  • Properly applies and operates rehabilitative equipment
  • Assists with developing and conducting physical therapy in-services for other staff
  • Orients and mentors newly assigned staff


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of physical therapy
  • Up to 2 full time years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous clinical experience (rehabilitation/acute/trauma)

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:

  • Knowledge of policies/procedures and practice standards; physical therapy theory, techniques, and treatment, physical therapy and orthopedic equipment; counseling and educational techniques; bandaging and wrapping techniques
  • Ability to perform professional physical therapy techniques and treatment; calibrate and operate physical therapy and orthopedic equipment
  • Ability to provide work direction for ancillary personnel
  • Ability to counsel and instruct patients and families; ability to recognize and document patient progress
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other members of the medical team
  • Ability to interact with individuals of widely diverse lifestyles including ability to deal objectively with individuals whose attitudes and behaviors differ from his/her own
  • Ability to read and interpret written instructions, patient charts, and physicians’ notes
  • Ability to interpret policies and procedures in an advisory capacity (educate)


  • Possession of valid Physical Therapy license, or temporary license, issued by the Minnesota State Board of Physical Therapy

You’ve made the right choice in considering Hennepin Healthcare for your employment. We offer a wealth of opportunities for individuals who want to make an impact in our patients’ lives. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to both current and prospective employees. We are driven to connect talented individuals with life-changing career opportunities, enabling you to provide exceptional care without exception. Thank you for considering Hennepin Healthcare as a future employer.

Please Note: Offers of employment from Hennepin Healthcare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background checks and pre-employment requirements.

: Physical Therapy – Outpatient (Ortho)

Primary Location
: MN-Minneapolis-Downtown Campus

Standard Hours/FTE Status
: FTE = 1.00 (80 hours per pay period)

Shift Detail
: Day

Job Level
: Staff

Employee Status
: Regular

Eligible for Benefits
: Yes

Union/Non Union
: Non-Union

Job Posting
: Dec-21-2018

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