PRN Physical Therapy Assistant

  • Location HATTIESBURG, MS (Merit Health Wesley)
    Part Time
  • Department Physical Therapy
  • Field Rehabilitative Svcs
  • Location HATTIESBURG, MS (Merit Health Wesley)

  • Department Physical Therapy

  • Field Rehabilitative Svcs

  • Part Time

Job Description

As a Physical Therapy Assistant, at Merit Health Wesley, you'll play a vital role in doing what you do best-providing quality care to our patients!

Duties Include : 

  • Assists a Physical Therapist with a patient's rehabilitative activities to help reduce pain and improve mobility.
  • Assists in exercise instruction and demonstration, patient evaluation and testing.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks.
  • A limited degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Typically reports to a physical therapist.


  • Associate's degree from an accredited program
  • Licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant (Bachelors degree preferred)
  • Current Physical Therapist Assistant MS state license. 
  • BLS certification required.


About Merit Health Wesley:

We know it’s not just about finding a job. It’s about finding a place where you are respected, valued and where your work is purposeful and fulfilling. A place where your talent is recognized, professional development is encouraged and career advancement is possible.

  • At Merit Health Wesley our people provide great care. We are more than 250 physicians strong, while employing more than 1,000 healthcare professionals who have been nationally recognized for patient safety and quality care.
  • We are a dynamic entity, continually changing and growing in size, service and scope to meet the needs of South Mississippi.
  • Our 211-bed facility is conveniently located on a beautiful 85-acre healthcare campus in west Hattiesburg, along one of the most rapidly expanding retail corridors in Lamar County.
  • Even with these changes, one thing has—and always will—remain the same: our team of professional caregivers strives to uphold the principles upon which this facility was founded more than 100 years ago: Loving God, Serving Others, and Excelling in Healthcare.


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