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Occupational Therapist (On call) - Transitional Care

Company: Providence
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (Occupational Therapy, Days, 0.0 FTE) to the Providence Transitional Care 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. Provides 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; anticipates future levels of care.
  • Document all aspects of care and outcomes in a manner that is clear to others, and meets service standards. Plans 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. Gathers 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.Qualifications:Required qualifications for this position include:
    • Bachelor's Degree OR Master's Degree OR Ph.D. in Occupational Therapy
    • Licensed to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Alaska.
    • Current BLS certification from American Heart Association upon hire or the ability to accomplish within 30 days of hire required.Preferred qualification for this position include:
      • 2 years experience in subspecialtyAbout the Transitional Care NeighborhoodThe 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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit MissionAs 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.About UsProvidence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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 CallShift: DayJob Category: Occupational TherapyLocation: Alaska-AnchorageReq ID: 318632

Keywords: Providence, Anchorage , Occupational Therapist (On call) - Transitional Care, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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