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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Assistant *0.0/On-Call* in Anchorage, Alaska


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Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant (Physical Therapy, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to St. Elias Specialty Hospital 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 :

  • Provide patient interventions as directed by treatment plan established by Physical Therapist.

  • Perform appropriate patient treatments and obtain data related to interventions and make modifications to progress as directed by PT or ensure patient safety and comfort.

  • Complete comprehensive discharge planning.

  • Demonstrate effective organizational skills to complete work assignments without compromising quality patient care.

  • Participate in education of others.

  • Participate in the interdisciplinary approach to patient care.

  • Document and records all pertinent information in patient chart, according to standard and procedures in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrate expected productivity.

  • Accountable for maintaining and improving own job knowledge and skills.

  • Complete mandatory education and training in order to maintain license/ certifications.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant from an accredited university.

  • Licensed in the State of Alaska as a Physical Therapist.

  • BLS certification.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year acute and rehabilitation procedures experience.

About St. Elias Specialty Hospital:

St. Elias Specialty Hospital is owned by Providence Health System. The hospital has 59 beds, almost all private rooms. The facility features state of the art equipment to provide extended inpatient acute care for patients.

At St. Elias Specialty Hospital, we provide customized, physician-driven services for patients requiring longer stays in an acute care environment due to multiple or complex medical conditions. We are not a permanent placement for patients; rather we are an answer for many patients who are acutely ill and need to take the first steps towards rehabilitation or home.

Most of our patients are admitted from a traditional acute care hospital, often from the Intensive Care Unit. Families of patients are welcome to contact us to see if we might be an option for their loved one.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 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 Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 313718