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Providence Health & Services Activity Therapy Assistant in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling an Activity Therapy Assistant (Theraputic Recreation, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to 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:

  • Implement and lead group programs as developed by the Activity Therapy Coordinator/Manager.

  • Under supervision, meet with residents on a one-to-one basis to assess resident’s activity needs, establish goals and determine interventions.

  • Respond in a fire or emergency situation, performing the role assigned.

  • Maintain and clean activity areas which include the office and Sunshine Room to ensure no health or safety hazards.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident medical and personal information or resident/facility financial information obtained while performing the duties of this job to anyone who does not have authorized access to such information.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Alaska driver’s license and proof of personal car insurance

  • 1 year experience as a health care provider in a health care facility

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years college education

  • Certification as an Activity Assistant with National Certification Council for Activity Professionals within 2 years of hire

  • 6 months as an activity therapy assistant

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 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 Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Patient Services

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 228092