Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Assistant - Extended Care *Sign On Bonus* in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant (Day Shift, 1.0 FTE/40 hours a week) to Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers who deliver every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
This position offers a sign on bonus for eligible external candidates only.
Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.
In this position you will:
Provide physical therapy to 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.
Complete Competency Plan for assigned job and department.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant or equivalent educ/experience.
Must have a current license from the state of Alaska as a Physical Therapy Assistant.
Current BLS certification from American Heart Association upon hire or the ability to accomplish within thirty (30) days of date of hire required.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- One (1) year clinical experience with physical disabilities.
About Our Community
Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is located on a campus that includes eight cottages and a Commons Building. The Cottages are home to 96 residents. The Commons Building includes the facility reception area, Resident Bank, Gift Shop, Rehabilitation Therapies, Chapel, Supplies, Plant Services, Dietary, Support Services, Staff Development, Administration offices and Conference Rooms. The Cottages bear the names of Alaskan rivers and are arranged in alphabetical order along Compassion Circle.
Each cottage is a home that contains 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. Each Cottage includes a Den along with a Spa and beauty/barber shop station. A patio off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide views for all to enjoy.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
Providence 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.
Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)
Req ID: 302362