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Physical Therapy Asst - Acute Care at Reston Hospital Center

Physical Therapy Asst - Acute Care

Reston Hospital Center Reston, VA Full-Time


Are you passionate about delivering superior, patient-centered care? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as an Physical Therapy Assistant today at Reston Hospital Center.  

At Reston Hospital, we want to ensure we meet your needs. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:  

•         Tuition Reimbursement Assistance & Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

•         Paid Personal Leave

•         401(k) (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)

•         Identity Theft Protection discounts

•         Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

•         Adoption Assistance

•         Employee Stock Purchase Program 

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues?  Join the Reston Hospital family! We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious  Physical Therapy Assistant to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

What would you do in this role? 

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to safely and effectively perform therapeutic procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to safely and effectively apply modalities.
  • Prepares and drapes patients in a manner that respects comfort and privacy.
  • Provides explanation of the therapeutic procedure or modality prior to provision of service.
  • Must be absent of complaints in any aspect of therapeutic procedures and modalities.
  • Must be absent of occurrence reports related to therapeutic procedures and modalities.
  • Performs treatment programs in accordance with the plan of care established by the supervising physical therapist.
  • Consults with the supervising physical therapists prior to making any changes in the plan of care.
  • Prepares patient for treatment as requested by the supervising physical therapist.
  • Performs all other duties as requested by the supervising physical therapist within the scope of practice of the physical therapist assistant
  • Rotates in other areas as needed or requested to provide physical therapy services.
  • Completes all documentation in the SOAP format.
  • Documentation is completed in a timely manner.
  • Documentation requirements in outpatients is met.
  • Employee uses hospital approved abbreviations.
  • Consultation, communication and/or collaboration with physicians and other healthcare givers are documented in the chart.
  • Patient, family, significant other education, training and/or instruction are documented in the chart.
  • Absence of complaints in any aspect of documentation.
  • Minutes of therapy provided are documented in the charge sheet accurately.
  • Exhibits flexibility to accommodate changes in work schedule.
  • Maintains productivity level of 70% of patient care time.
  • Schedules patients to promote smooth operation of the department.
  • Adjusts style and level of communication, education or other patient related instruction to the age of the patient served.
  • Addresses patients appropriately by first and last name.
  • Introduces self to patient and the general public appropriately.
  • Uses available and additional resources to reinforce patient related education or instructions and home exercise program.
  • Communicates appropriately and effectively with physicians and other health care givers for the purpose of collaboration, coordination and continuity of care.
  • Attends patient care meetings as requested by physicians and/or the supervising physical therapist.
  • Informs the supervising physical therapist if a patient no longer qualifies for skilled physical therapy in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Completion of Physical Therapy approved by the council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association in collaboration with the American Physical Therapy Association. 
  • Possession of a certificate to practice as a certified physical therapist assistant issued by the Board of Medical Examiners in the state of Indiana.
  • Fluency in the English language.

Reston Hospital Center is a 231-bed Trauma II hospital offering a full range of medical services, including 24-hour emergency care, specializing in maternal/child health, surgical services, urological services, cancer care with state-of-the-art radiation therapy, rehabilitation therapy programs and a wide array of diagnostic imaging capabilities. We are certified Stroke Center, certified Total Joint Center and the only accredited Chest Pain Center in Northern Virginia, as well as the only Hospital in Northern Virginia to receive Joint Commission designation as a Top Performer on Key Quality measures for three consecutive years.

Ethisphere has rated HCA Healthcare a World’s Most Ethical Company since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

We are a family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. We will reach out to highly qualified candidates to schedule an interview. Please submit your resume today to join our community of caring! 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Company Description:

HCA Healthcare is a collaborative healthcare network, driven by physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing care and be a preferred place for physicians to practice medicine. We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on the knowledge and data we gain from approximately 30 million patient encounters a year. Every day, we raise the bar to improve the way healthcare is delivered, not just in our facilities, but everywhere. We’re committed to improving more lives in more ways, and above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

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