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Job Opening in South Lake Tahoe, California

Job Title:
Recreation and Activity Director
Job description:
Provides activity and recreational services to residents utilizing established policies and procedures, ensuring safe and effective care. Services are provided based on the ages of the population served; Adult through geriatric – 65 years or older and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary care team. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary care team. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to identify and meet the individualized needs of all residents served. Develops and implements recreational programs that meet the social, emotional, cognitive, physical and spiritual needs of the residents and are compliant with all regulatory standards. Programs are adapted to each resident’s abilities and include special events and community-based programs.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or related field preferred
Minimum Experience:
Recent long-term care experience preferred
2 years experience in a social or recreational program in a healthcare setting within the last 5 years
Strong verbal & written skills
General knowledge of Human Resource functions including labor laws, recruitment and retention practices and organizational development

Contact Information:
Barton Health- South Lake Tahoe
Contact person:
Gia Schrauben
2170 South Ave
South Lake Tahoe, California
United States
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(530) 543-5952

Posted 2.10.18

Job Opening in Joliet, Illinois

Job Title:
Activity Coordinator
Job description:
Job Summary
Our Lady of Angels is looking for a caring individual to oversee our activities department. The Activity Coordinator will organize, oversee, coordinate and lead staff from various disciplines in providing day-to-day leisure activities for residents at all levels of functioning. This person will plan and structure activities and coordinate events with the involved disciplines. He/she will evaluate residents and monitor level of participation and document accordingly. The coordinator will advise nursing staff of any significant changes in the resident’s physical or mental status when under his/her supervision. This person will work under the guidance of the Director of Resident Life.Identify individual skill levels and plan appropriate programs involving, among others, the social services, pastoral care and activity departments.
Schedule. lead and supervise support staff.
Monitor and chart the progress or decline of each participant on a daily basis.
Advise nursing of any changes in the physical, mental or emotional status of the resident.
Attend interdisciplinary meetings to discuss the program and to review and evaluate the needs of each individual. Complete scheduled MDS charting.
Review and update care plans as needed. Consult with Director of Resident Life for any changes needed for care plans.
Work with the elderly at all levels of physical and mental function.
Maintain a safe, comfortable environment mindful of the physical and mental challenges of the resident.
Coordinate and document resident council/town hall meetings, including agenda and notes.
Support the mission of Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home.Qualifications and Skills
Minimum:High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Five years of full-time experience in activity role in a retirement or long-term care setting.
Good computer, writing and negotiation skills; ability to use publishing software; polite and courteous to the elderly; follow oral and written instructions; strong interpersonal skills; flexibility to work weekends and holidays; valid Illinois driver’s license; ability to speak English or predominate language of the resident.
Bachelor degree in social work or related field from accredited institution.
Three years in activity leadership role in LTC; people-management experience.
Excellent computer skills; experience with Microsoft Publisher
Full-time benefits include medical/dental/vision insurance; 3 weeks paid-time off annually; holiday pay; employer paid life insurance; retirement plans.
Contact Information:
Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home
Contact person:
Human Resources
1201 Wyoming Avenue
Joliet, Illinois
United States
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(815) 725-6631

Posted 2.7.18

Job Opening in Fairfax, Virginia

Job Title:
Activity Director (Alzheimer’s/Dementia)
Job description:
Insight Memory Care Center – Fairfax, VA
Insight Memory Care Center is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit whose mission is to provide specialized care, support and education for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairments, their families, caregivers, and the community through our adult day health and resource center. Serving Northern Virginia since 1984, IMCC offers a spectrum of holistic care, education and support, with a vision of a community where those affected by memory impairments can achieve the highest quality of life. IMCC also provides a safe and therapeutic environment for people in all stages of dementia.A vital part of IMCC is providing a well-rounded therapeutic recreation program that meets the physical, cognitive and social needs of each participant.To learn more visit: www.InsightMCC.orgIMCC is seeking an Activity Director (AD) who is primarily responsible for developing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the day-to-day activities for Center participants. The AD works with several assistants to create a calendar of person-centered, therapeutic and meaningful activities, reaching all domains of practice (cognitive, physical, spiritual, etc.) As the person-centered care model is the foundation of the program, the AD is responsible for the overall engagement of the participants in programs that will not only meet their needs of engagement, but will offer the opportunity for them to be successful. Finally, the AD is also required to speak at public events, perform educational trainings; and work collaboratively with the Director of Education and Outreach and Program Director with regard to these needs. The AD directly oversees the Recreation Therapy Department. This position reports directly to the Assistant Program Director.Qualifications/Skills:

Baccalaureate Degree required.
Current national certification from or eligible to become certified by either: NCTRC as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) OR National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) required. OR
Degree and certification as Occupational or Physical Therapist
Experience in working with individuals with dementia required (5 years preferred).
Experience in Managing and Supervising Staff (5 years preferred)
Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
Ability to work independently required.
EOE Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to: Christi Clark, Assistant Director, at

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:  Bachelor’s

Required experience:
Activities for Dementia: 5 years
Staff Management: 5 years
Dementia/Alzheimer’s: 5 years
Required license or certification:


Contact Information:
Insight Memory Care Center
Contact person:
Christi Clark
3953 Pender Drive
Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States
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(703) 204-4664

Posted 1.24.18

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