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Providence Physical Therapist in Valdez, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Physical Therapist (Physical Therapy, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) at the Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Provide accurate patient evaluation, develops appropriate treatment plans as ordered by physician or other referral source.

  • Develop and maintain public relations both internally with physicians, patients, and co-workers and externally with visitors, other health care agencies and community members to promote a positive image.

  • Coordinate patient treatments with other departments that impact the patient’s health care needs to ensure integration with other aspects of the patients’ total health care.

  • Act as a provider and consultant to other health care facilities and community health organizations to facilitate department services and understanding of Rehabilitation.

  • Maintain patient records to assure that the patient receives accurate therapy and to assure accurate therapy charges.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy

  • Current license to practice Physical Therapy in the State of Alaska

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous experience

About the Medical Center you will serve:

Providence Valdez Medical Center is an 11 bed Critical Access Hospital co-located with a licensed 10 bed Long Term Care facility. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, clinicians and support staff provide quality and compassionate inpatient and outpatient health care to patients and residents. Our state of the art facility, built in 2004, is able to provide a wide array services including acute, emergency, Labor and Delivery, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scan, DEXA scan, CLIA certified laboratory, Rehab services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 262043

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