Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist - Extended Care (Part-Time) in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Physical Therapist to Providence Extended Care at the Cottages in Anchorage, AK. (Part-time - 8 hours per week)

In this position you will:

  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate physical therapy under the prescription of a physician licensed in the State of Alaska.

  • Communicate with members of interdepartmental team to identify resident needs, changes, overall condition of patient, and determine future levels of care.

  • Contact vendors for durable medical equipment needs for discharge. Assist in coordinating discharge plan.

  • Document evaluation, plan, care delivered and outcomes according to facility and department standards.

  • Provide resident, family, and staff education.

  • Provide written directions for resident treatment for Physical Therapy Aides and monitors PT aides performance.

  • Assign residents to Physical Therapy Assistant after assessment and provides on-going assessment of treatment.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s, Masters, or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.

  • Current license to practice Physical Therapy in the State of Alaska or eligible for licensure.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or upon hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year experience in long term care.

About Our Community

Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is located on a campus that includes eight cottages and a Commons Building. The Cottages are home to 96 residents. The Commons Building includes the facility reception area, Resident Bank, Gift Shop, Rehabilitation Therapies, Chapel, Supplies, Plant Services, Dietary, Support Services, Staff Development, Administration offices and Conference Rooms. The Cottages bear the names of Alaskan rivers and are arranged in alphabetical order along Compassion Circle.

Each cottage is a home that contains 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. Each Cottage includes a Den along with a Spa and beauty/barber shop station. A patio off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide views for all to enjoy.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 139097