Position Summary :
The Physical Therapy Assistant functions as a member of the healthcare team. The purpose is to provide medically prescribed physical therapy programs under the supervision of a physical therapist in the PT Department accordance with national standards and administrative policies of the hospital. The goal is to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury, surgery, or loss of a body part in order to allow the patient to perform to his/her maximum ability
Minimum Requirements :
Education: Associate of Science in physical therapy from an accredited school.
Certifications: Current Missouri Physical Therapy Assistants License.
Experience: New graduates from accredited schools may apply .
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.