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Providence Health & Services Speech Pathologist Assistant in Seward, Alaska


Providence is calling a Speech Pathologist Assistant to Providence Seward Medical Care Center in Seward, Alaska. This is an on-call position.

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:

  • Ensure that all therapy services and documentation of all therapy services is in full compliance of the standards and guidelines set forth by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association ( ASHA ) and the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services ( CMS ).

  • Ensure that all therapy services exhibit compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ( HIPPA) and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act ( FERPA) regulations, reimbursement requirements, and SLPA’s responsibilities.

  • Establish work priorities, determine appropriate procedures from established standards.

  • Consult regularly with the licensed and supervising Speech/Language Pathologist to ensure that patient care is the highest quality of care and meets all clinical standards for financial reimbursement.

  • Accurately determine and record care plans using accepted charting formats and electronic medical records under the supervision of the licensed Speech/Language Pathologist.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate’s Degree in applied science or liberal arts with a speech language support emphasis

  • Alaska State Licensed or credentialed by the Alaska State Department of Education (valid Type A or Type C teaching certificate with an endorsement in speech/language pathology, speech and hearing sciences, or communication disorders). SLPA's must complete 15 hours of continuing education biennially as described by the American Speech and Hearing Association

  • Has completed 100 hours of field work supervised by a licenses speech/language pathologist

  • 3 months experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Speech/Language pathology from an accredited

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!

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

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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 228150