Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist in Kodiak, Alaska
Providence is calling a Physical Therapist (Physical Therapy, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Kodiak Medical Center in Kodiak, 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:
Evaluate patient/residents physical, social, emotional, and cognitive skills as related to his/her prognosis and plan and implement treatment in concert with physician’s orders and in accordance with professional standards.
Provide direction and guidance to other caregivers to assist them in following through on the therapeutic plan of care.
Provide physical therapy services in Inpatient, Outpatient, Care Center, and Home Health settings.
Document all aspects of care and outcomes in a manner that is clear to others and that meets service standards.
Plan for patient/resident discharge with attention given to home programs, equipment arrangement, and patient/resident family education.
Provide patient/resident family education in a variety of physical settings and develop community educational or screening programs as needed.
Assist in promotion of the department through community awareness outreach projects.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy
Current license to practice Physical Therapy in the State of Alaska
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of hire
Current Alaska driver’s license with clean driving record and proof of vehicle insurance
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Master’s or PhD
1 year of experience in physical therapy
About Kodiak Island Medical Center
Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC’s long term care facility, has 22 beds.
PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.
For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
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.
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.
Job Category: Physical Therapy
Req ID: 247950