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Occupational Therapist

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Physical Location

Apple Valley, Minnesota

Posted Date


Dept. Name

CKRI Sports and PT - Apple Vly

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

United Hospital, located in downtown St. Paul, Minn., is the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, providing innovative services and programs, such as the Nasseff Heart Center, United Heart; Vascular Clinic and Vascular Center; neuroscience care through the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute for the treatment of brain aneurisms, Bentson Family Foundation Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Brain Tumor Center and the Nasseff Neuroscience Center; as well as psychiatry, womens health, surgical, rehabilitation and emergency services. With 2,949 employees, more than 1,000 physicians and 546 licensed beds, United Hospital provides a full range of health care services to 200,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.


Req ID: 50133
  • CHT preferred with 3+ years of hand therapy experience and skill set.
  • Provides quality patient treatment that is individualized and consistent with the results of evaluations and plan of care
  • Occupational Therapist involves patients, significant others and other care givers in treatment planning implementation and revision of treatment program
  • Performs evaluations on patients seen in Occupational Therapy that are thorough, efficient and patient centered regarding orthopedic and surgical interventions specific for hand therapy.
  • Results of patient assessments are used as baseline measurements to determine the kind of care required to meet a patient’s initial needs, as well as his/her needs as they change in response to care
  • Therapists record on an ongoing basis, treatment rendered, progress and changes in status relative to care
  • Patient information is the basis for continuity of care and reimbursement of services
  • Due to one OT being present at site, travel to alternative sites to assist with volumes may occur on an as needed basis due to volume variations as they arise.


  • BS, MS or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy
  • CHT highly preferred
  • 3+ years of hand therapy experience required



  • 3+ years experience required
  • CHT


  • Assess age related general medical and environmental conditions and needs of clients
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to function independently as an interdisciplinary team member
  • Must be adaptable and flexible willing to cross over geographic areas in time of need
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to articulate the value of the OT discipline
  • Basic computer skills


  • BLS
  • Licensed to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Minnesota (must supply a copy of license annually to HR/Manager)

Work Schedule

Clinical hours for this site are M-Th 7-7, F 7-5:30
Hours are flexible with a required minimum of 1-2 late night shifts.
Potential for expansion of FTE based on ability to build referral sources and growth for program at the site.

Location/Community Information

Apple Valley is home to the Minnesota Zoo and Imax. The Mall of America is within 5 minutes. Our "Apple Core" Downtown has over 200 shops, 60 restaurants and hotels. You and your family are minutes from fun, dinner and shopping. The schools are top notch. Apple Valley is the 24th Best Place to Live, Money Magazine, July 2008.

Apple Valley:

  • Located 20 minutes south of downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul
  • Population = 45,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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Rehab Therapy