HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapy Asst - Inpatient Rehab in Macon, Georgia

Coliseum Medical Center is a 341 bed acute care hospital located in Macon, Georgia. Our staff and physicians are trained in the most advanced health care available in this area from cardiology to birthing services to emergency care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, and psychiatric care. All medical specialties are represented on our medical staffs from family practice to orthopedics topediatrics to neurosurgery.

Supports the mission of the hospital to provide patients with the highest quality of healthcare in a caring atmosphere. The physical therapy assistant is responsible for administering physical therapy interventions of treatment as directed by evaluating physical therapist. Administers treatments and physical agents under supervision of physical therapist in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Assists PT with ongoing reassessment of treatment interventions and discharge planning. The PTA maintains improvement activities within the department and participates in PI activities. Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Promotes teamwork with physicians and other departments. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.

Education:Associate's degree from an accredited physical therapy assistant program.

Licensure/Certification:Current PTA license in the state of Georgia. BLS - American Heart Association.

Experience:Previous experience in an acute care hospital setting and inpatient rehab experience preferred.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Physical Therapy Asst - Inpatient Rehab

Location: Georgia-Macon-Coliseum Medical Centers - Macon

Requisition ID: 08158-10320