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Physical Therapist Assistant
KODIAK AK 99615
Category: Health Care Industry
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89444377

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  Job posted:   Thu May 10, 2018
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Physical Therapist Assistant

**Description:**

**Providence is calling a Physical Therapist Assistant to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska. This is an On-Call/PRN position.**

The Physical Therapist Assistant delivers physical therapy services according to the plan of care described by a Physical Therapist and/ordered by a physician licensed in the State of Alaska.

**In this position you will:**

+ Provide physical therapy to patients/residents under the direction of a Physical Therapist as prescribed by a physician licensed in the state of Alaska.

+ Document progress toward goals in the medical record according to facility guidelines.

+ Provide resident, family and staff education in a variety of settings.

+ Implement care/services that recognize age/diversity specific needs/issues of customers served.

**Qualifications:**

**Required qualifications for this position include:**

+ Graduate from an associate degree program in Physical Therapy Assistant

+ Must be licensed in the state of Alaska, or eligible for licensure

+ Must have a valid AK drivers license with current auto insurance and registration IAW state motor vehicle laws

+ Must be able to read, write, and speak English

**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**

+ 1 year of experience in physical disabilities

**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**

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**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:** Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

**Location:** Alaska-Kodiak

**Req ID:** 188125

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