UnityPoint Health

Physical Therapist Adults - Altoona

Requisition ID
2720 8th St SW
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Salary Minimum
USD $33.42/Hr.
Physical Therapy- Altoona
Scheduled Hours/Shift
M-F Mix of early days & evenings.
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Coordinates the physical therapy plan following completion of the assessment as defined by Iowa Licensure requirements. Provides and delegates clinical rehabilitation services to improve and maintain function, focusing on gait training, mobility, range of motion, 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



This position is a within a growing Altoona Orthopedic Physical Therapy clinic with 5 other team members.  This clinic has a strong team environment and is a proven patient experience leader across our organization. 


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/ 


Clinical Excellence

  • Evaluates individuals who have medical problems or other health related conditions that limit their abilities to move and/or perform functional activities in their daily
  • Develops, implements and delegates treatment plan with individualized goals to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function and prevent
  • Monitors response of persons served during therapeutic
  • Supports evidence - based
  • Communicates and collaborates the plan of treatment with persons served, families and the interdisciplinary
  • Displays creativity and innovation in the delivery of
  • 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
  • Manages resources to maintain efficient and effective operations.
  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and maximize patient experience


Education:Graduated from an accredited program in respective field.


Experience: Experience in specialty area preferred.


License(s)/Certification(s): Current Iowa license as a PT. 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.




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