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Activity Assistant 

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Masonic Values Remarkable Service, Passion, Innovation, Growth  
Benefits Paid time off Health, dental, vision and life insurance 403(b) retirement savings with company match Access to your paycheck in advance of payday  

Job Summary:

You will have the opportunity to partner with the Activity Director by creating, planning and implementing activities to meet the needs of the residents while complying with all state and federal regulations.


Common Responsibilities:

  • Assists in planning, developing and implementing activity programming designed to enrich the lives of our residents.
  • Leads small, medium and large group activities as well as one-to-one activity programs.
  • Documents participation and completes assessments as applicable.
  • Works with volunteers for the Activity Department.
  • Prepares equipment, supplies and space to accommodate activities and cleans up space after conclusion.
  • Transports residents to and from activities off the neighborhood as needed. Includes field trips and outings.
  • Ensure proper supervision during activities.
  • Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must maintain appropriate documentation, charting activity participation, behaviors, and degree of involvement.
  • Adhere to facility Policies and Procedures.
  • Work with the Director to create a home like environment in the customer’s room which includes pictures, family photos, plants (please follow dementia guide to toxic plants), afghans, CD player, etc.
  • Ensure customer and family confidentiality regarding all care concerns and issues.
  • Work tactfully with personnel, residents, visitors and the general public
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positivity.
  • Ensure that activities are occurring as planned, following the monthly activity calendar.
Position Requirements

Ideal Experience Include:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • 1-2 years of Long-Term Care experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to push, move, and or lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to work with residents based on whatever cognitive level at which they are currently functioning
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Must have a flexible attitude and have ability to multitask
Category Activities & Life Enrichment  
Location Sam Swope Care Center at Masonic Home Louisville, KY  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number ACT-23-00009  
Work Day(s) Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday 

Start Time 8:30am 

End Time 4:30pm 

Tags #activity, #program, #programs, #fun, #enrichment, #activities, #residents, #LTC  
EOE Statement We 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,sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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