UnityPoint Health

Physical Therapist- Inpatient and Outpatient

Requisition ID
US-IA-Fort Dodge
825 S 25th St
7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
Fort Dodge
Physical Therapy HP
Scheduled Hours/Shift
M-F 8am-5pm, occasional weekends and holidays in Acute Care.
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Physical Therapist - Inpatient and Outpatient *$7,500 Sign-on Bonus*

FTE: 1.0 (Full-time, 40 hours per week)

Shift: M-F 8am-5pm, occasional weekends and holidays in Acute Care.


Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.


Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/ 



Patient Care 

  • Coordinates the physical therapy plan following completion of the assessment as defined by Iowa Licensure requirements.   
  • Provides and delegates clinical rehabilitation services to improve functional outcomes, focusing on gait training, mobility, pain control, strengthening, balance, and coordination activities.  
  •  Acts as a resource to the interdisciplinary team, applying skills of the profession to improve outcomes of persons served.   
  • Actions are team oriented to successfully provide quality care and a high level of satisfaction for persons served through evidence - based practice.  
  • Evaluates gait training, mobility, pain control, strengthening, balance, and coordination activities, sets goals, implements treatment, and monitors response of persons served for diagnosis requiring physical therapy interventions.  Supports evidence - based practices.  
  • Coordinates plan of treatment with persons served, families and other disciplines.  
  • Accurately documents and bills according to regulatory and third party requirements.  Documentation and billing for services exhibit an understanding of requirements and ethical practices.  
  • Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.


Employee Development 

  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work. 
  • Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines. 
  • Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures. 
  • Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.  
  • Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures. 
  • Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.  
  • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests. 
  • Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Manager to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.




Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy program. 




  • One year of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist preferred. 
  • Experience with pediatric and adult geriatric populations preferred. 



  • Licensed to practice Physical Therapy in the state of Iowa as defined in the Iowa Physical Therapy Regulation and Practice Act. 
  • CPR certification.  
  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. 



  • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English. 
  • Multicultural sensitivity. 
  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills. 
  • Customer/patient focused.  
  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively (written and orally) with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds.  



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


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