Rehab Careers


Explore rehabilitation jobs at Fairview

We invite you to consider rehabilitation career opportunities and join our team in roles such as a physical therapist, occupational therapist, audiologist or speech language pathologist—among many other professional roles.

Rehab jobs in inpatient or outpatient settings are available in several Minnesota communities.

Rehabilitation Services at Fairview is an exciting area where engaged professionals use superior skills to deliver excellent care to each patient we serve every day. Imagine yourself as a part of a team that:

  • Places the patient at the center of every decision
  • Improves the field through research, learning, technology and innovation
  • Develops new, specialized programs inspired by the needs of our patients and our own passion for providing exceptional care, including: throwing, running, post-pregnancy and other specialties at the Institute for Athletic Medicine (IAM), Fairview’s Balance Center, Voice Center, Low Vision Program, Pediatric Rehabilitation Program
  • Uses data collection to measure outcomes and develop best practices
  • Uses technology to improve care — from the sophisticated assistive technology clinic to vestibular testing equipment and electronic medical records that give therapists access to comprehensive patient information 

We depend on one another, and we’re dependable
We value and emphasize teamwork across our system. In all of our work settings, we work in interdisciplinary teams to provide the best care possible. Teams often consist of combinations of physicians, nurses, social workers, physical therapists (PTs), occupational therapists, (OTs), speech language pathologists, athletic trainers, chiropractors and more. Collaboration is one key to our high employee satisfaction.

We offer opportunities to grow and learn
We constantly seek better ways to address our patients’ needs. To help you continue to advance your skills and deliver the best care possible, we provide: 

  • Employer-provided, customized continuing education (CE) programs related to diagnostic populations and therapist interests
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) approved provider sites for CE; Opportunities for paid external CE and tuition reimbursement
  • Opportunities to participate in national symposiums, grand rounds, clinical research and more
  • Support for therapists in achieving advanced education, such as Herdman’s Certification for balance and vestibular treatment and testing, and board certifications
  • Level one and two career advancement for clinical leadership track in specialty areas
  • Diverse care environments that give rehab professionals the chance to learn new things
  • A mentoring culture that helps further challenge each of us to continually deepen—or broaden—our skills

Many rehab professionals find they can receive their CE licensure credits entirely onsite.

We offer a total continuum of care—and careers

  • Acute Rehabilitation Center
  • Hospital inpatient rehabilitation
  • Hospital-based outpatient :

Accent reduction
Aquatic therapy
Assistive Technology Clinic
Aural rehabilitation
Balance Center
Cardiac rehabilitation
Facial Paralysis Clinic
Low vision rehabilitation
Edema treatment
Multiple sclerosis rehabilitation
Pediatric rehabilitation
Pulmonary rehabilitation
Seating and Wheeled Mobility Clinic
Voice Center

  • Transitional care, including assisted living centers
  • Outpatient clinics:

Hand Center (five sites)
Institute for Athletic Medicine (26 sites)

A range of career areas:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Audiology
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Orthotics & prosthetics
  • Pediatrics
  • Edema

We support staff members to follow their interests where possible. Rehab professionals at Fairview often pursue:

  • Clinical Specialist roles
  • Research or teaching roles
  • Senior staff or supervisory positions
  • Management/directorships

Meet an occupational therapist
Some people strive to run marathons or climb mountains. Occupational therapy patients usually have smaller—but equally important—goals: walking their dogs or climbing a flight of stairs unaided. Colleagues like Kirsten Prouty and John Fleming are here to help. Read more.
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