Alaska Regional Hospital consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. To achieve this level of high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians, to clinical specialists, and support staff. Anchorage is a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Alaska boasts some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world and draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home. Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle that includes performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining only minutes from the great outdoors. You can enjoy golfing under the midnight sun, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and other popular outdoor activities a short distance from home.
Position Title: Lead Physical Therapist
*May assume operational and or administrative tasks and duties as assigned by the Department Director and/or Supervisor.
*Responsibilities may include assisting with strategic planning, compliance & quality improvement, patient safety, inventory management, patient satisfaction, community and physician relations.
*Responsibilities may include orienting and mentoring staff, assistance with patient-therapist scheduling, attending patient care meetings, and performing quality assurance though chart and clinical documentation reviews.
*Lead therapist will serve as a resource for advances in clinical care, discipline specific protocols, staff education, training and development.
*Patient Care as assigned including providing evaluation, implementation of Plan of Care, and treatment of patients with physical disabilities and pain within the scope of practice of a licensed Physical Therapist.
*The Staff Physical Therapist participates in a multi-disciplinary team to develop and implement therapeutic interventions and instructional programs pertinent to Physical Therapy.
*Demonstrates the knowledge and skill set to provide appropriate care to a variety of patient populations including the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.
Demonstrated leadership skills through one or more of the following: organizational skills, participation in program development, effective communication, a clinical and professional resource in their field of expertise.