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UnityPoint Health Physical Therapist Assistant Licensed-O/P Therapy TrailPoint in Ankeny, Iowa

Provides clinical rehabilitation services to improve functional outcomes of persons served under the direction of the Physical Therapist in the areas assigned. This includes a focus on gait training, mobility, pain control, strengthening, balance and coordination activities. Actions are team oriented to successfully provide quality care and a high level of satisfaction for persons served through evidence - based practice.

  • Carries out treatment plan as determined by the Physical Therapist to improve functional outcomes for persons served

  • Monitors response of persons served during therapeutic interventions, notifies Physical Therapist of changes in condition of persons served and collaborates to modify treatment plan

  • Communicates and collaborates the plan of treatment with persons served, families and the interdisciplinary team

  • Displays creativity and innovation in the delivery of services

  • Timely and accurate documentation and billing according to regulatory and third party requirements. Documentation and billing for services exhibit an understanding of requirements and ethical practice

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

Graduated from an accredited program in respective field.

Experience:

Experience in specialty area preferred.

License(s)/Certification(s):

Current Iowa license as a PTA.

Current BLS (CPR).

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional educational and lifestyle backgrounds.

Knowledge of basic computer skills.

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience preferred.

Other:

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2020-80930

Street: 3625 N Ankeny Blvd

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $19.95/Hr.

Name: Physical Therapy- DMACC

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Thursday 7a-6p Friday - 7a-4:30p

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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