Physical Therapist -Des Moines, IA

Full Time Regular
450 Laurel Street
Des Moines, IA 50314
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Job Description

Experience the power of physical therapy! 

Our physical therapy center in Des Moines, IA is now hiring a highly trained/manually -based compassionate and driven licensed Physical Therapist (PT) with a strong drive and experience (or interest) in spine to provide exceptional patient care experiences. Our highly trained and respected physical therapy team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote the well-being of our patients. We utilize a variety of evidence-based treatment and manual therapy techniques to create individualized treatment plans that help each patient achieve their specific goals.  Our work environment offers a great opportunity to provide skilled care to our patients and grow with the nation’s leader in outpatient physical therapy. 

Ideal Candidates:

Seeking experienced orthopaedic PT for dynamic and growing outpatient orthopaedic center.

Mixed caseload of orthopaedic, sports, post-surgical and non-surgical patients.

Specialty services:  Dry Needling, Dorsa Vi – 3D movement assessments, Concussion management, orthotics, NormaTec recovery device, see a variety of patients – work comp, sports/athletes, performance training, variety of ortho both surgical/non-surgical.

Experienced, skilled and caring staff of PTs and PTAs.

Working toward COMT or currently certified

Other Manual Therapy or residency trained therapist a plus

One on one care model.

Strong continuing education and mentoring program.

Expanded hours and flexible schedules.

Strong relationships with orthopaedic referral sources.

Hours Needed: 40 hours. Must be able to work 8 hrs shifts varied between 9a.m.-6p.m.; 8a.m.-5:00p.m. and 6:00a.m.-3:00p.m. Mon - Fri.

Compensation: Starting at $70,000 with potential for sign on and loan reimbursement packages.


1 on 1 patient care and scheduling

Expanded and flexible hours at all clinics

Strong referral relationships and communication

Robust continuing education and mentoring program

Opportunity to be specialize and be part of one of the following teams

o   Sports Med

o   Work Comp

o   Total Joint

o   Spine and Pain

o   Hand Center

o   Pediatric

The following is the benefits package:

  • UNMATCHED continuing education program with internal CEU courses, national certifications and more.
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • Affordable PPO Benefits
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Competitive salary, BONUS and more!

Applying. To apply, create an on-line profile and upload your resume to complete our HR application. 

Select Physical Therapy a part of Select Medical Corporation's Outpatient Division, a nationally a prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with approximately 1900 locations in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Throughout the country we operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Kessler Rehabilitation Center and KORT. Our highly respected clinical team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient's specific goals. Our integrated local market network allows us to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payors and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner. We also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools. #ACN



  • Implements, with minimal supervision, high quality physical therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principals and practices of physical therapy and with Select Medical policies and procedures.
  • Develops treatment plans, supervises assistants and aides, contributes to case management, and provides quality patient care.
  • Maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhances and expands client relations with facilities and their staff.


 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) accredited school of physical therapy.
  • 2 years of outpatient therapy experience
  • Manual Therapy Certification (in process)
  • Valid State Physical Therapy License/ Registration REQUIRED to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • COMT certified
  • OCS or SCS

Additional Data

Select Physical Therapy in partnership with Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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