DescriptionJoin us in the business of MAKING CONNECTIONS!Position: Life Connections Activities AssistantPart Time, PRN (days/evenings and weekends)
We are looking for an amazing individual to help assist in providing a program of activities for residents under the supervision of the Life Connections Coordinator.
Duties and Responsibilities• Assist in planned activities based on resident’s comprehensive assessment and care plan as directed by the Life Connection Coordinator.• Conduct and/or assist in individual, group and bedside activities.• Work with staff and other disciplines to ensure resident participation.• Assist in maintaining required records and documentation.• Understands, complies with and promotes all rules regarding Residents’ Rights.• Ensure work areas are safe.• Procedures regarding cleaners or hazardous materials or objects are strictly adhered to.• Equipment and supplies are properly stored.• Ensure Universal Precautions procedures are followed.• Ensure Infection Control procedures are followed.• Ensure Isolation procedures are followed.• Ensure Fire, Safety & Sanitation procedures are followed.• Promptly report any hazardous conditions and equipment to the supervisor.• Report all accidents and incidents• Must attend all orientations, in-services, and training as requested.• Attend all appropriate staff meetings as requested
QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance. Must meet all local health regulations and pass post-employment physical exam if required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• High school diploma, or equivalent required.
• No prior experience or training needed.
• Long term care experience preferred.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Outgoing and energetic personality.
• Ability to prioritize and perform detail-oriented functions.
• Intermediate computer skills.
• Experience with MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred.