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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Assistant - Transitional Care - Per Diem in Anchorage, Alaska


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Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant (Per Diem, Day Shift) to Providence Transitional Care in Anchorage, AK. The Physical Therapy Assistant delivers physical therapy services according to the plan of care described by a Physical Therapist and/ordered by a physician licensed in the State of Alaska.

In this position, you will:

  • Provide physical therapy to residents under the direction of a Physical Therapist as prescribed by a physician licensed in the state of Alaska.

  • Document progress toward goals in the medical record according to facility guidelines.

  • Provide resident, family and staff education in a variety of settings.

  • Complete Competency Plan for assigned job and department.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant. Or equivalent educ/experience

  • Must have a current license from the state of Alaska as a Physical Therapy Assistant.

  • Current BLS certification from American Heart Association upon hire or the ability to accomplish within thirty (30)days of date of hire required.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year clinical experience with physical disabilities

About the Transitional Care Neighborhood

The Transitional Care Unit has a total of 52 beds with a variety of health rehabilitation issues (ages 20 and up). This is an exciting, busy unit with constant change, many admits, discharges.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 307470