Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Physical Therapist On-Call to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska.

The Physical Therapist will plan and conduct medically prescribed physical therapy programs to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury, or loss of body part.

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.

Qualifications:

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) or ability to obtain 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

Please contact Rachel Brown for more information: Rachel.Brown@providence.org

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, two psychiatric care beds and two ICU beds. In addition, the Care Center, PKIMC’s extended care facility, has 19 long-term care 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.

It is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Physical Therapy

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 165506