Title

Activity Assistant 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
About the Organization ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit health and well-being organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 28 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 45,000 employees, 11 hospitals, 2,100+ physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 1,000+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and senior care services.

ProMedica`s senior care division operates 330+ assisted living facilities, skilled nursing centers, memory care communities and hospice, palliative and home health care agencies. Services are provided in 26 states and the majority now operate under the ProMedica brand and Arden Courts. Over the next few months, the rest of our entities under the Heartland and ManorCare names will rebrand to ProMedica.

Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address and lead in social determinants of health, champion healthy aging and cultivate innovative solutions. For more information about ProMedica senior care services, please visit www.promedicaseniorcare.org.  
Specific Job Detail

The Activity/Recreation Assistant supports the efforts of the Activity/Recreation Director in the assessing, selecting, organizing, and implementing of activity/recreational services to address the individualized needs and interests of the overall patient population within the center

Residents Rights ? Knows and respects patients rights ? Ensures protected health information is kept confidential ? Reports complaints made by patients to supervisor ? Reports allegations of patient abuse, neglect and/or misappropriation of patient property Safety and Sanitation ? Follows established safety policies and procedures ? Observes safety needs of patients as indicated in care plan; participates in restraint reduction program ? Follows established infection control precautions and procedures ? Wears and/or uses safety equipment and supplies when indicated and properly trained to use ? Demonstrates job-specific knowledge of fire and disaster preparedness during drills or actual situations Staff Development ? Attends and participates in scheduled in-service training, educational classes and meetings to maintain current certification as managed by regulatory agencies and company policies. ? Participates in QAA process ? Attends and participates in Circle of Care classes Activity/Recreation Assistant Responsibilities ? Assists in the development and delivery of activity/recreational programs to promote the patients' opportunities for engaging in normal life enhancement pursuits and to increase and/or maintain functioning levels. ? Maintains precautions/limitations list on each patient. ? Encourages patient participation in group and individual activities including arts/crafts, community outings, religious activities, intellectual/educational activities, community/center service activities, recreational activities, etc. ? Assists in completing activity documentation, when needed, if trained and in conjunction with regulatory requirements and company policies. ? Copies forms for activities, as needed. ? Submits supplies list to Activity/Recreation Director and submits receipts for activity expenditures. ? Assists Activity/Recreation Director in the organization and supervision of the volunteer program including recruiting and training volunteers. ? Assists with Patient Council Meetings when necessary. ? Assists in planning community activities that jointly include the community, staff, families and patients. ? Assists in the completion of a monthly calendar of available activity/recreational programs and posts it in the center. ? Performs any miscellaneous work assignments as may be required.

Education ? High School Diploma with course work in recreation is desirable; Completion of a state approved activity-training course is preferred but not required. Experience ? Previous experience in leading recreational activities, arts/crafts, intellectual/educational activities, community outings, etc., desired. Physical Demands ? Lifting 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds; Standing, walking, talking, hearing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, feeling, pushing, fingering, and exerting force to move objects.

 

Sign-on Bonus None Specified 

Description

ProMedica Senior Care, formerly HCR ManorCare, provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy.

The Activity Assistant supports the efforts of the Activity Director in the assessing, selecting, organizing, and implementing of recreational services to address the individualized needs and interests of the overall resident/patient population within the center.

In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.

 
Educational Requirements High School Diploma with course work in recreation is desirable. Completion of a state approved activity training course is preferred but not required.  
Position Requirements

Previous experience in leading recreational activities, arts/crafts, intellectual/educational activities, community outings, etc., desired.

 
Location 494 - ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation - Montgomeryville, PA  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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