Providence Health & Services Occupational Therapist in Seward, Alaska


Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (Occupational Therapy, Day Shift, 1 FTE) at the Providence Seward Medical Center in Seward, Alaska.

Assesses, plans implements, and evaluates occupational therapy services within the guidelines established by the American Occupational Therapy Association. Provides services to inpatients, outpatients, Home Health clients, long term care residents.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborate with other team members to plan and provide important aspects of care, in compliance with medical center standards and guidelines established by the American Occupational Therapists Association in conjunction with regulatory requirements of both federal and state agencies.

  • Assess, evaluate and implement treatment according to professional standards.

  • Communicate with team members and outside agencies to identify patient needs and overall condition of patient; anticipates future levels of care.

  • Document all aspects of care and outcomes.

  • Plan for patient discharge with attention given to home programs, equipment arrangements, and patient/family education.

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


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Licensed to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Alaska

  • Must have a valid AK drivers license with current auto insurance and registration IAW state motor vehicle laws

  • Training in Basic Life Support

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years experience in subspecialty

About the Facility you will serve.

Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.

Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.

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

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 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Occupational Therapy

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 164961