Physical Therapy Assistant - PRN

Mercy Carthage, MO

About the Job

We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals – careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its “Top 100 Places to Work.”


This is a PRN opportunity with Mercy Hospital Carthage. Thank you!


**If you are selected for an HR interview, you will receive an email invitation (from a Modern Hire email address) to self-schedule.  Please ensure the email provided on your application is checked regularly.**



The Physical Therapy Assistant works under the supervision of a Physical Therapist and the Director of Healthcare Services and assists the PT with rehabilitative activities to help reduce pain and improve mobility.  Assist in excercise instruction and demonstration, patient evaluation and testing. 



  • Experience: Less than one yr - welcome to apply
  • Preferred Experience: one to two years
  • Required Education: Graduate of an accredited PTA program, Associate degree
  • Licensure: Current PTA license in state of Missouri
  • Certifications: Current BLS thru the American Heart Association
  • Other: Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.  Knowledge of various types of office eqiupment including a computer, telephone, fax, printer and copy machine.


We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!


We’re bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We’re expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.


PRN, per diem.  PTA, Carthage

Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position.  The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.