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Activity Assistant - Weekends/Evenings

JOB PURPOSE: Assist the Activity Director in the implementation of activity programs.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Assists in carrying out a program of activities which provides entertainment, intercommunication, exercise, and relaxation to all residents.

  • Assists in carrying out a program of activities which provides all residents the opportunity to express creative talent and fulfill basic psychological, social and spiritual needs.

  • Assists in outside activities.

  • Assists residents with hobbies.

  • Assists residents with arts and crafts activities.

  • Assists residents with group activities.

  • Encourages participation in religious activities.

  • Prints and distributes monthly activities calendar.

  • Attends in-service training programs and meetings designed to increase knowledge and improve job performance.

  • Participates in Quality Improvement as assigned.

  • Completes Activities Attendance Records.

  • Completes initial Activity Assessments and Quarterly Progress Notes.

  • Maintains assigned care plans.

  • Performs all job functions in a safe and hazard free manner.

  • Committed to working with residents and families to develop and implement strategies that promote person-centered care.

  • Applies "5 Star" customer service approach in all aspects of job.

  • Actively supports Wingate's commitment to providing "5 Star" service on all quality objectives, with an emphasis on continual improvement.

  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct.

  • Reports to the appropriate managers any known or suspected violations of policy and procedures, regulations or standards of conduct.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.?


POSITION REQUIREMENTS:



  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Aptitude and some training in arts and crafts.

  • Ability to supervise group recreational activities.

  • A sincere desire to work with the elderly. Must have patience, tact, enthusiasm and a cheerful disposition.

  • Must be able to handle residents with physical and psychological disabilities.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
 

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