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The Iowa Clinic Physical Therapy Assistant (Full-Time) in Des Moines, Iowa

Physical Therapy Assistant (Full-Time)

Technical Des Moines, Iowa



Provides physical therapy services to patients including evaluation and assessment, design of treatment programs, implementation under the supervision of a physical therapist.

Education: Graduate of accredited physical therapy assistant program.

Licensure/certification: Current Iowa Physical Therapist Assistant License. BCLS certification. CPR certified.

Previous Work Experience: One year as a Physical Therapy Assistant or comparable internship.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates ability to consistently meet the department work schedule.

  • Communicates with supervisor and other healthcare team members regarding patient progress, problems, or plans.

  • Under supervision of a physical therapist, evaluate and assess patients referred to Physical Therapy department relative to physical therapy needs.

  • Record daily treatment notes and goals for each patient relative to physical therapy needs.

  • Under physical therapists direction, implements physical therapy services defined in the patient care plans.

  • Adhere to the established policies and procedures of Physical Therapy department and The Iowa Clinic, PC.

  • Under supervision of a physical therapist, participate in plan of treatment reviews, patient case review conferences, patient assessment and reassessments.

  • Ensure completion of all required documentation of patient care activities.

  • Participates in organization in-service activities.

  • Assist in providing a safe and clean facility including treatment rooms and equipment maintenance and supply inventory maintenance.

  • Maintains relationships with clinic personnel to facilitate positive working relationships in issue resolution.

  • Promotes a positive, professional image of The Iowa Clinic, PC both internally and externally. Promotes positive interpersonal relations with all personnel.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient and financial information.

  • Stays up to date on the physical therapy assistant coding rules and regulations for the state of Iowa.

Why Work at The Iowa Clinic?

At The Iowa Clinic, our physicians and employees are our most valued resource and the differentiator in the service and care we provide. We exemplify our Star Values of Service Excellence, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Stewardship which enables a work environment where each individual can contribute and excel.

The Iowa Clinic values the diversity and unique skills and talents of each individual and strives to create a workplace that supports and develops its people. The Iowa Clinic is locally owned by doctors living and working in our communities. That means decisions about patient care are determined by you and your physician, not someone else. We are proud that our 250+ healthcare providers consistently rank top in quality and outcomes as recognized by Iowa’s largest health insurer.

We also offer competitive benefits – including one of the most generous 401(k) employer profit sharing programs in the metro!