Providence Health & Services Certified Occuptational Therapy Assistant in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)to the Providence Transitional Care Center in Anchorage, Alaska. This is full time position.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant evaluates residents occupational therapy needs using standardized tests, which require no subjective interpretation, and provides data to the Occupational Therapist for evaluating and interpreting assessments.

In this position you will:

  • Evaluate residents with structured/standardized test per the OTR/L’s discretion. Gives the Occupational Therapist data for evaluation.

  • Write the treatment plan for resident’s therapy per the OTR/L’s discretion. Provides occupational therapy to residents. Documents goals and progress for the medical record according to facility guidelines.

  • Teach staff, residents and family member’s therapeutic strategies for increasing independence with ADLs.

  • Order inventory and equipment as needed. Evaluates and recommends adaptive equipment for increasing independence with ADLs.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an associate degree program in Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Certified by National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc (NBCOT)

  • Licensed in the State of Alaska as a COTA

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of clinical experience with physical disabilities

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.

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

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 185349