Occupational Therapist - PTCC
 Anchorage, AK

Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (Occupational Therapy, Days, 1.0 FTE) to the Providence Transitional Care Center in Anchorage, 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:

  • Assess, evaluate, and implement treatment according to professional standards. Provides 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 patient; anticipates future levels of care.
  • Document all aspects of care and outcomes in a manner that is clear to others, and meets service standards. Plans for patient discharge with attention given to home programs, equipment arrangement, and patient/family education.
  • Delegate appropriate patient activities to co-workers, O.T. Assistants, and O.T. Aides using professional criteria. Gathers feedback from team members.
  • Exhibit clinical skills relevant to level of education and training in respective specialty.
  • Provide patient and family education in a variety of physical settings.
  • Demonstrate safe use and knowledge of equipment in their home department.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree OR Master's Degree OR Ph.D. in Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Alaska.
  • Current BLS certification from American Heart Association upon hire or the ability to accomplish within 30 days of hire required.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 2 years experience in subspecialty

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.