UnityPoint Health Occupational Therapist-Pediatric Therapy-West Des Moines in West Des Moines, Iowa

The occupational therapist is responsible for providing occupational therapy services to outpatients with occasional inpatients including assessment, treatment planning and implementation with related documentation.

  • Receives referrals, screens and/or evaluates to determine the need for patient intervention.

  • Interprets evaluation findings and develops an appropriate treatment plan, including goal setting.

  • Carries out treatment plan and coordinates with patient, family, significant others and care team. Monitors patient’s response and modifies treatment to achieve goals.

  • documents the results of patient’s assessment, treatment, follow-up and termination of services

  • Develops appropriate home or community programming to maintain and enhance the performance of the patients in their own environment


Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


Graduate from an accredited occupational therapy program.


New Graduates Accepted.

Must read, write, speak and comprehend English.

Must be able to communicate effectively (written and orally) with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds.

One year of pediatric experience preferred.

Pediatric Clinical Internship.


Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Licensed or in the process of obtaining licensure to practice Occupational Therapy in the state of Iowa as defined in the Iowa Occupational Therapy Regulation and Practice Act.

Requisition ID: 2018-49639

Street: 6800 Lake Drive

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $27.09/Hr.

Name: Pediatric Rehab WDM- Meth

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days , Monday-Friday

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org