HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Outpatient PRN in Texas City, Texas

Mainland Medical Center - Texas City, TX

Physical Therapy Assistant – Outpatient PRN position

Founded in 1952, Mainland Medical Center has been part of Galveston County for more than 55 years. Originally a 90-bed hospital, we have grown to a 223 bed acute care facility offering quality, compassionate care with state-of-the-art services. Our services include inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services.

Mainland Medical Center is part of the HCA Gulf Division, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, cancer centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas residents and businesses. Our growth is truly a reflection of the changing needs of our community, our patients and rapidly advancing medical technology. Our services include: * Breast Care Center

  • Cardiovascular Services

  • Center for Sleep Disorders

  • Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

  • Emergency Services

  • Level II Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit

  • Occupational Health and Wellness

  • Senior Mental Health

  • Women's Services

    Mainland Medical Center is currently looking for a Physical Therapy Assistant – PRN position.


    The Physical Therapist Assistant functions under the general supervision of the staff Physical Therapist. This individual assumes the responsibility and accountability for providing physical therapy modalities and treatment procedures as determined by the treatment plan established by a Physical Therapist. This individual administers treatment to patients in the appropriate age ranges as listed: school age, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. This individual maintains patient treatment records, teaches patient, family, and/or caregiver and participates in clinical and inservice educational programs.

    Responsible for providing patient care in accordance with physicians' orders and plan of care as developed by the evaluating Physical Therapist.
    Completes accurate, appropriate documentation per policy.
    Responsible for following the Texas Physical Therapy Practice Act.
    Maintains department supply level.
    Assists in Quality Assessment and Improvement activities.
    Adheres to and complies with HCA's ethics and compliance policies in the Code of Conduct. Attends annual training sessions.
    Assures that patients' charges are timely and accurate.
    Coordinates patient treatment schedule with other disciplines to assure efficient, quality care.
    Attends and participates in team conferences as assigned.
    Maintains professional exchange of information in all communications.
    Assists with orientation of new personnel.
    Keeps abreast of current requirements of governmental reporting agencies in the area of delivery of Physical Therapy services.
    Keeps abreast of current literature and treatment techniques. Provides both oral and written educational information to patients and caregivers. Assists in verification and/or authorization and pre-authorization procedures to assure therapy sessions are covered by insurance carriers.
    Plans effectively and independently for changes in workload.

    Experience: Experience in physical therapy, new graduates of an accredited school are acceptable
    Education: Graduate of accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program; educational requirements appropriate for meeting age-specific needs of the patients.

Title: Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Outpatient PRN

Location: Texas-Texas City-Mainland Medical Center - Texas City

Requisition ID: 06218-70496