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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


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.


Graduated from an accredited program in respective field.


Experience in specialty area preferred.


Current Iowa license as a PTA.

Current BLS (CPR).

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


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.


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

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