Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Health & Services Therapy Aide - PTCC in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Therapy Aide (Physical Therapy, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to 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:

  • Assist with patient care under supervision of professionals duly licensed or certified in their respective professions (i.e. physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists). These activities may include the activities listed under Therapy Aide I, activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing, and dressing, supervision of swallowing programs, assisting with modified barium swallow studies, and other tasks as deemed appropriate by the supervising professional.

  • Function in multiple areas (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, RN).

  • Maintain a clean, safe working environment according to hospital maintenance and infection control standards.

  • Assist clerical staff with general office procedures and maintenance of department inventory. This includes handling of patient charges and checking them for accuracy, researching and ordering of non-stock equipment and supplies, maintenance of patient education files, maintenance of clinic files.

  • Prioritize multiple demands in a cost-effective manner. Seeks assistance in prioritization of tasks as appropriate. Demonstrate competency and knowledge of specific department equipment.

  • Complete Competency Plan for assigned job and department.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant in Alaska for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

  • 1 year of experience or volunteer work in rehabilitation setting

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.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 267524

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