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Providence Health & Services Occupational Therapist in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (Occupational Therapy, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to St. Elias Specialty Hospital 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, and implement treatment according to professional standards.

  • Provide direction and guidance to others as they follow through on the plan of care.

  • Communicate with team members and outside agencies to identify patient needs and overall condition of the patients.

  • Document all aspects of care and outcome in a manner that is clear to others and meets service standards.

  • Delegate appropriate patient activities to co-workers, O.T. Assistants, and O.T. Aides using professional criteria.

  • Provide patient and family education in a variety of physical settings.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s, Masters or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy

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

  • Current BLS certfication from American Heart Association upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years of experience in a sub-specialty

About St. Elias Specialty Hospital:

St. Elias Specialty Hospital is owned by Providence Health System. The hospital has 59 beds, almost all private rooms. The facility features state of the art equipment to provide extended inpatient acute care for patients.

At St. Elias Specialty Hospital, we provide customized, physician-driven services for patients requiring longer stays in an acute care environment due to multiple or complex medical conditions. We are not a permanent placement for patients; rather we are an answer for many patients who are acutely ill and need to take the first steps towards rehabilitation or home.

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

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Occupational Therapy

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 247975

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