Activities Director for Skilled Nursing Facility in New Jersey
Great opportunity for an Activity Professional who is enthusiastic, creative and compassionate with a love for seniors to lead the Activities Team for our five-star, 68-bed skilled nursing facility.
The Activities Director is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of a varied daily activity program to meet the physical, mental, psychosocial, recreational and educational activities, including current events, discussion groups, sensory stimulation, cultural activities, religious services, special entertainment and events, off-campus outings and one-on-one visits. The Activities Director is responsible for purchasing supplies, coordinating volunteer services and completing all required documentation as per facility policy and state/federal regulations.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred. A qualified therapeutic recreational specialist or two years experience in a social or recreational program in a licensed health care setting. Background in music, art, drama and/or dance therapy a plus. Certification as an Activities Professional preferred. Certified Dementia Practitioner certification a plus.
Must be able to frequently stand, stoop, bend, stretch, and squat for about 60% of the work day. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. occasionally and push residents weighing 250 lbs in gerichair and/or wheelchairs. Must be able to read, speak, write and communicate in English.
Harrogate is a one building community located on the border of Toms River and Lakewood. As a continuing care retirement community, Harrogate has 252 attractive, independent living apartments (up to 3 stories) and a five star rated 68-bed, skilled nursing facility (one story). Please refer to our website: harrogate-lifecare.org for additional information about our reputable, upscale community.
400 Locust Street
Lakewood, New Jersey
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ADC through any of the NCCAP’s approved certification tracks. Two years of experience in a social work or recreational program within the last 5 years, one of which was full-time in an activities program in a health care setting. Currently licensed to practice in the state of West Virginia or have a high school diploma or equivalent and demonstrated ability to provide for an ongoing program of activities designed to meet the interests and the physical, mental and psychosocial needs of varied individuals and have completed an NCCAP approved 90 hour modular education program for activity professionals (MEPAP) (part 1) and the 90 hour practicum
Respite Touch Inc.
373 Bashore Drive
Martinsburg, West Virigina 25404
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Have creative talents and love interacting with people? We have the perfect job for you! Skaalen is looking for someone who is energetic and passionate about working with the elderly to join our Leisure and Support team. As an activity aide, you will work closely with our residents leading programs for individuals and groups, along with transporting and assisting residents on outings.
This position is 40 hours per week with typical hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There will be occasional changes to hours due to outings and some evening events, but you will be notified ahead of time. As an activity aide, you will be required to work 2 Saturdays per month.
Must hold a valid Wisconsin driver’s license (you will be driving our bus for outings– don’t worry, training is provided)
Ability to push up to 300 pounds in a wheelchair
Ability to move chairs, set up shades, etc.
Experience with current technology such as iPads, laptops, Kindles, etc.
Health, vision and dental coverage
Paid holidays, vacation and sick time
Company paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits
On-site fitness center and wellness team
Referral bonus program and more!
Skaalen is an equal opportunity employer. We are also a smoke free/tobacco free campus.
Job Type: Full-time
Skaalen Nursing and Rehab
400 N. Morris St
Stoughton, WI 53589
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Looking for an extraordinary opportunity to be able to work for a not-for-profit company that is being noticed in the Rocky River-Cleveland area and join a team with the focus on resident-centered care. The Welsh Home now has an immediate opportunity for a Full Time ACTIVITIES (Life Enrichment) DIRECTOR.
For job consideration, the individual should be both energetic and self-motivated to be able to provide meaningful programming to its’ patients and residents by organizing and providing large, small group and one on one opportunities to provide the highest level of engagement in multifaceted ways to all of its residents.
The individual should also possess:
Activity Director Certification preferred
3 years of LTC experience is required.
Minimum of 2 years in activities in a supervisory role.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be enthusiastic, creative and possess the ability to positively interact with residents, families and staff to foster and inspire social engagement in promoting the highest quality of resident life.
The job responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:
Oversee all of the programming of the facility
Ensure the proper documentation and assessments are completed
Make sure the TEAM has the supplies to carry out the scheduled and impromptu engagement opportunities
Ask and listen to the TEAM on what the residents want for continued engagement
Develop a system to account that every resident is engaged either in groups or 1:1 time.
Other duties as assigned
The individual will be provided with support staff, a generous budget and overall support to the creativity and ideas to this self-driven person.
The Welsh Home offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package. Full-time employees receive three weeks of PTO at their first year, medical insurance, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, up to a 3% 401K match and other amazing perks. Be hired with NO HEALTH INSURANCE waiting period! Medical Benefits begin on the FIRST day of employment- Don’t pass this opportunity- we are a Home that can’t be compared to any other!
If you believe this opportunity fits your profile, email your resume with salary requirements to our open job board at WelshHomeJob@outlook.com. Qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.
Job Opening in Palo Alto, California
Create your own story.
Something inspiring is happening at Vi, a continuing care retirement community. There’s real energy and enthusiasm, genuine warmth and approachability. And a deep sense of respect and family that’s impossible to ignore—between our residents and our staff and, perhaps more importantly, between our team members. Part of a fulfilling career is not just doing work you love, but doing it alongside (and for) people you admire and grow to love. This is the Vi story. How will your story unfold?
An opportunity exists on our highly accomplished resident services team to manage the Lifestyle department that develops and implements lifestyle enriching programs. The selected candidate is responsible for overseeing the transportation services, independent contractors, fitness services and coordinates with spa/salon center operators.
Qualified applicants will possess a minimum of 7-10 years of experience in program development and program management with prior supervisory responsibility. Experience in the senior living industry preferred. Four year college degree in leisure studies, recreational therapy, gerontology, wellness or related field and/or equivalent experience in assessing, designing and implementing vocational, emotional, social, physical, intellectual and spiritual programs for an active senior population. Must possess a valid driver’s license, where applicable.
Additional requirements include:
• Excellent presentation and communication skills with strong oral, written and platform speaking skills.
• Computer skills including proficiency in MS Office.
• Experience with planning and implementation of large and small scale events.
Vi offers competitive compensation and exceptional benefits. Ours is a luxury work environment where opportunities for career development are delivered in ways few companies can match.
Vi at Palo Alto
600 Sand Hill Road, CA Palo Alto 94304
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