We are looking for a fun individual to join our Activities Team! If you enjoy fun filled recreational activities then this is the job for you!
This position is Full-Time 35 hours each week plus Benefits!
Friday through Tuesday from 10:30 AM to 6 PM
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.
Assisting patients from their rooms to the activity and back.
Leading activity programs.
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.
Activity/Recreation Assistant Education:
High School Diploma with course work in recreation is desirable; Completion of a state approved activity-training course is preferred but not required.
Previous experience in leading recreational activities, arts/crafts, intellectual/educational activities, community outings, etc., desired.
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.
Both inside and outside with some exposure to disagreeable conditions including odor and infection.
Works closely with patients, family members, volunteers, center staff, and community representatives.