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Trinity Health Physical Therapy Assistant - New Hampton - Part Time - Days in New Hampton, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time


Day Shift


Position Purpose:

This individual assists the physical therapists in the preparation of patients for treatment, provides certain physical therapy procedures to the patient, maintains physical therapy equipment in a clean and aesthetic manner and is responsible for written/verbal communications between the Rehab department and our customers.

What you will Do:

  • Assists physical therapists in performing tests, evaluations, treatment procedures, and job simulation training.

  • Exercises responsibility for patient’s personal care and environment throughout treatment.

  • Provides patient treatment as outlined by physical therapist’s plan of care.

  • Records and reports patient’s progress towards established goals, and data related to care in the patient’s medical record/chart.

  • Instructs patients in exercises, ambulation, and activities of daily living, safe body mechanics, home exercise programs, and return to work precautions according to plan of care.

  • Assists in maintaining the department and equipment in a clean and orderly manner in accordance with department policy regarding infection control and preventive maintenance.

  • Attends and participates in department in-services and meetings.


Monday, Wednesday, Friday 730a-4p and every 4th weekend 7a-12p Saturday and Sunday.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of a two-year college program (approved by American Physical Therapy Association) leading to Associate Degree in Physical Therapy.

  • Licensed by State of Iowa in compliance with the Physical Therapy Association Rules and Regulations

  • Ability to communicate with patient and instruct them in exercise programs.

  • Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

  • Completes Mandatory Reporting: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 5 years.

Position Highlights and Benefits

  • MercyOne Nurses Rock Scholarship - loan repayment for ADN or BSN

  • Education Assistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center provides expert health care to 15 counties.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center ( is a 342 bed, regional referral teaching hospital in Mason City, Iowa. MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center ( is an 11 bed, rural access hospital in New Hampton, Iowa. Our service area spans 15 counties across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. We serve a population over 260,000.

With more than 3,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is the largest employer in the region.

MercyOne Medical Group – North Iowa is part of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems. In north Iowa, our clinics are made up of more than 25 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran