Providence Therapy Aide CNA (on call) - St. Elias in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling an on call Therapy Aide (CNA) (Physical Therapy, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) at 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 have the following responsibilities:
Perform patient related tasks and instruction, in which employee has attained competence, as specifically designated by the therapist
Prepare patient treatment area for care, aid therapist with patient care under direct supervision
Transport patients to proper location according to the daily time schedule utilizing all necessary safety precautions in all areas of the hospital as requested
Transport, transfer, and/or assist patient in and out of wheelchair, bed, tilt table, or stretcher safely without undue discomfort to the patient
Arrange schedule so patients will arrive in department for their scheduled visit; delays will be reported to the therapists
Assist patients as necessary for transfers, dressing and toileting
Assist in the maintenance, care, and cleaning of equipment and supplies
Demonstrate knowledge of and utilizes good body mechanics
Required qualifications for this position includes:
High School Diploma or GED
Licensure as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Basic Life Support certification (BLS)
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- One (1) year rehabilitative services experience or equivalent education and/or 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.
For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, 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.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)
Req ID: 271115