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Providence Health & Services Occupational Therapist in Seward, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (Acute Occupational Therapy Dept , Day Shift, 1 FTE) to Providence Seward Medical Center in Seward, 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:

  • Assesses, evaluates and implements treatment according to professional standards; Provides direction and guidance to others as they follow through on the plan of care.

  • Communicates with team members and outside agencies to identify patient needs and overall condition of patient; anticipates future levels of care. Documents all aspects of care and outcomes.

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

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

  • Implements care/service that recognizes age specific needs/issues of customers served.

  • Completes Competency Plan for assigned job and department.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Licensed to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Alaska

  • 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 Mountain Haven

Providence Mountain Haven is the first Green House® home in Alaska, which is includes 4-lodges, each with 10-Elders. Teams are self-managed, have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio. Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient ratio and work 12-hour shifts. Nestled against Iron Mountain, in Seward, AK, it is a great home for Elders to live out their later years! http://alaska.providence.org/locations/psmh/Pages/default.aspx

About Providence Seward Medical Center

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

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-Seward

Req ID: 241818

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