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UnityPoint Health Physical Therapist-Pediatric Rehab West Des Moines in West Des Moines, Iowa

The physical therapist is responsible for providing physical therapy services to outpatients with occasional inpatients including assessment, treatment planning and implementation with related documentation.

  • Receives referrals, screens and/or evaluates to determine the need for patient intervention

  • Documents the results of patient’s assessment, treatment, follow-up and termination of services

  • Develops appropriate home or community programming to maintain and enhance the performance of the patients in their own environment

  • Reviews and analyzes quality appropriateness of the physical therapy services delivered. Reports associated problems to supervisor as indicated

  • Oversees Physical Therapy students as assigned. According to licensure laws, is professionally accountable for overseeing delegated clinical skills of the PTA and Therapy Technician


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.


Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy Program. DPT or grandfathered BSPT or MSPT


New Graduates Accepted.

Must read, write, speak and comprehend English.

Must be able to communicate effectively (written and orally) with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds.

One year of pediatric experience preferred.

Pediatric Clinical Internship.


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

Licensed or in the process of obtaining licensure to practice Physical Therapy in the state of Iowa as defined in the Iowa Physical Therapy Regulation and Practice Act.





Communication-written & verbal

Decision making


Customer/patient focused

Interpersonal skills

Managing priorities/deadlines


Multicultural sensitivity

Planning and organizing skills






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

Requisition ID: 2021-87697

Street: 6800 Lake Dr

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $31.09/Hr.

Name: Pediatric Rehab WDM- Meth

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days M-F

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