Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist Float (Occupational Therapy, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical 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:
Assess, evaluate, and implement treatment according to professional standards. Provide direction and guidance to others as they follow through on the plan of care.
Communicate with team members and outside agencies to identify patient needs and overall condition of patient; anticipate future levels of care.
Document all aspects of care and outcomes in a manner that is clear to others, and meets service standards. Plan for patient discharge with attention given to home programs, equipment arrangement, and patient/family education.
Delegate appropriate patient activities to co-workers, O.T. Assistants, and O.T. Aides using professional criteria. Gather feedback from team members.
Exhibit clinical skills relevant to level of education and training in respective specialty.
Provide patient and family education in a variety of physical settings.
Demonstrate safe use and knowledge of equipment in their home department.
Complete initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's, Masters -or- Ph. D. in Occupational Therapy
Current license to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Alaska
Preferred qualification for this position include:
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation's best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state's largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
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