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Catholic Health Initiatives Physical Therapist PRN in Council Bluffs, Iowa


Schedule Requirements: 2 weekend shifts per month (Sat or Sun) and 2 holidays per year

Compensation: $50/hr with time and a half pay for holidays

As our Physical Therapist at CHI Health Mercy in Council Bluffs, Iowa, you’ll help our patients rebuild or maintain their physical wellbeing following an illness, injury, or issues with aging. Using various treatments, you will help patients reduce pain, build strength and endurance, increase range of motion, or develop better balance to keep them functioning at their best level. You’re always ready for the next task. Our physical therapists see patients daily for initial evaluations, re-evaluations, or treatments. Our therapists perform most treatments themselves. You’ll work with a variety of backgrounds - orthopedic injury or surgery recovery, traumatic brain injury, stroke, or conditions affecting balance, to name a few. This environment is busy and fast-paced but full of collaborative and supportive team members willing to offer help, advice, or mentoring at any time.

To thrive as a physical therapist, you must be a team player. You’ll constantly collaborate with other therapists, patients, and their families to seek the best possible treatment outcome. You should be personable, positive, and motivated to provide quality care to a wide variety of patients every day.


  • Work with a multidisciplinary team of physicians and therapists to develop and execute a treatment plan for each patient

  • Perform initial patient evaluations as well as re-evaluations to indicate the level of progress

  • Document all treatments and note any status changes

  • Tailor treatments to individual patients as needed - don’t be afraid to think creatively or do a little extra

  • Seek new learning opportunities and be a resource when others need to learn from you

  • Consistently offer the best care possible to every patient


Required Education: Any combination of BS, MS, MPT, DPT

Required Licensure and Certification: Active physical therapy license in the state of IAor physical therapy licensure compact. American Heart Association BLS.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.


Pay Range

$50.00 - $50.00 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.