Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist - Hospital in Seward, Alaska


Providence is calling a dynamic and enthusiastic physical therapist to join our team at the Seward Medical Center in beautiful Seward Alaska.

Are you looking for a great work/life balance? How about the opportunity to venture out into the wilderness to hike, kayak, or take in scenic view of Alaska? Providence Seward Mountain Haven Medical Center is the perfect destination for you! We works closely as part of an interdisciplinary team to assure quality treatment and outcomes for the community we serve. Enjoy being part of a team that works and lives with purpose while receiving ongoing training on cutting edge skills and career growth opportunities that come with being part of one of the largest not for profit health systems in the United States.

Take a tour of our Therapy gym and department in Seward with Lila Hurst the Rehab Manager:

We are looking for an individual who is motivated to work, looking to expand their knowledge, and enjoys using their diverse skills to treat patients in a multitude of settings. A $5000 sing-on bonus and generous relocation assistance will be provided. Wound care is preferred, however training can be provided.

In this position you will:

  • Utilize a varied skill set to provide physical therapy services in a generalist position. Services provided include adult and pediatric outpatients, orthopedic patients, wound care patients, acute care inpatients, swing bed patients, (TCU) and long term care.

  • Plan and implement specific management plans for individual patients according to the principles and practice of physical therapy.

  • Function on an interdisciplinary team and provide assistance to coworkers, patients, and visitors as needed.

  • Provide patient, family and community education in a variety of physical settings.

  • Document evaluations, and develop plans of care in accordance with physical therapy and Seward Medical and CareCenter standards.



Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s, Master's, or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.

  • Current license to practice Physical Therapy in the State of Alaska.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire.

  • Valid Alaska driver's license with current auto insurance and reliable transportation.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience and credentials in sub-specialty.

About the Physical Therapy Department in Seward

Serving Seward and the tourism/cruise ship industry, Providence Seward Medical Center is a collaborative effort between an Alaskan community and Providence Health System. In 1996, the City of Seward awarded Providence a long-term contract to manage and operate its municipally owned hospital and clinic. In addition to 24-hour emergency room services, the hospital provides inpatient care for needs that can be handled by the Seward primary care physician and physician assistant team, outpatient clinic services, physical therapy, diagnostic and home health care services.

Therapy services are provided for individuals who have been injured, are experiencing pain related functional limitations, have experienced sudden health changes or suffering from disease which causes struggles in daily activities or work. Therapists work as a team to assist individuals in achieving their highest level of mobility, strength and function, community integration, language and cognitive skills.

Please contact Rachel Brown for more information:

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 160222