Title

Activities Director 


About the Organization CommuniCare Family of Companies is a privately held, multi-faceted healthcare management company in operation since 1984 that specializes in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and rehabilitation units. Our company's historic passion for excellence is evident in every facet of our service continuum. We are leaders in the long-term care industry and operate over 40 facilities across Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Missouri, employing more than 7,000 dedicated care personnel. We're excited about your interest in joining CommuniCare and your desire to uphold our mission of Caring with Purpose and Caring with Pride.  

Location Information  

Description

Activities Director- Certified Recreational Therapist

Northwestern Healthcare Center is currently seeking the right individual for the position of Activities Director to manage our activities team! If you are a highly energetic, creative thinker with strong leadership skills, we invite you to join our team and help bring enjoyment to the lives of our residents!

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field or have completed the 90 hour course for activities professionals and continuing education. This position may require driving, so an active driver's license with a good driving record is required.

Job duties may include:

  • Creates, operates and evaluates activities operations to ensure effectiveness and quality.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the financial aspects of activities operations and provide accurate documentation of all services in order to assure accurate reimbursement from all payor sources.
  • Manage the resources available in the role of activities director while ensuring that needed resources are available and that quality care is delivered to all residents.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled training, education classes and orientation programs to maintain and enhance quality of care.
  • Ensure that a clean, comfortable and safe environment for residents is maintained at all times and assure that resident needs are met.
  • Perform other related activities as assigned or requested.
  • Maintain and work within established departmental, center, and home office policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.

We have excellent benefits and a great knowledgeable staff. We are looking for someone that wants to be a part of an experienced, caring team. This is a full time, salaried position which will enjoy competitive pay and our outstanding benefits package, including: medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, short term disability, tuition reimbursement, flexible spending accounts, PTO and holiday pay, 401K, and much more.

 

Position Requirements
  • Must be knowledgeable of activity practices, standards of practice, state practice acts and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guideline that pertain to long-term care.
  • Bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation or related field or 90-hr. course for activity professionals and continuing education.
  • Must have the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must be able to deal tactfully with team members, other staff, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.
  • Must be able to plan, organize and conduct a variety of activities.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing activity practices.
  • May be required to possess an active state driver's license.
  • May be required to possess a CDL license to drive a vehicle seating 16 passengers or more.
 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Location Northwestern Healthcare Center  

Shift -not applicable-  

Experience Level  

Education Level Bachelor's Degree or 90 hour course  


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