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Providence Physical Therapist - Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Physical Therapist (Physical Therapy, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers who deliver 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:

  • 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 upon hire

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 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.

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-Anchorage

Req ID: 293880

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