Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, in Kodiak, AK. Sign-on bonus and relocation assistance offered. New graduates welcome to apply.
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 Kodiak Island, also known as the "Emerald Isle" for it's breathtaking and vibrant landscape? Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center is the perfect destination for you! Rated #1 in the Providence System for patient satisfaction, PKIMC works closely with the interdisciplinary team to assure quality treatment and outcomes for the community we serve. And our caregivers (employees) 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.
This opening is for a full time occupational therapist in a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital. The need is for inpatient adult and long term care settings with occasional outpatient coverage. Patient populations include but are not limited to: orthopedic, neurological, medical/surgical, ICU, and rehabilitation.
In this position you will:
- Plan and conduct medically prescribed occupational therapy programs to improve an individual's functional independence in life skills.
- Evalutate and treat individuals in the areas of activities of daily living, functional cognition and perception, neuromuscular treatment and return to work.
- Evaluate, record and report patient progress.
- Impliment care/services that recognize age/diversity specific needs/issues or the customers served.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy.
- Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapist in the State of Alaska
- Current Alaska driver's license with a clean driving record and proof of vehicle insurance.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Master's or Doctorate.
- BLS certification is preferred at the time of hire.
- One year of Occupational Therapy experience.
About Kodiak Island Medical Center
Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island.
This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, two psychiatric care beds and two ICU beds. In addition, the Care Center, PKIMC's extended care facility, has 19 long-term care beds.
PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy.
It is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
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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.
Job Category: Occupational Therapy
Req ID: 147576