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Job Opening in Granville, Ohio

Job Title:
  Life Enrichment Director
Job description:
  This newly created position with Kendal at Granville will help guide the recreational programs and activities in our Memory Care Unit (coming soon!) as well as in Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living. Bring your STAR POWER to our 5STAR Community located on 94 picturesque acres in Granville, Ohio

Job Title: Life Enrichment Director

Reports to: DON/Memory Support House Director

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Department: Health Center

SUMMARY: Assume full responsibility for all recreational activities of all residents in SNF, Assisted Living and Memory Support House, with the primary focus on the Memory Support House. The Director should support a high quality of life as defined by those with cognitive loss and their advocates, by meeting the social, creative, physical, cognitive, spiritual, and emotional needs of the residents and by directing the planning and implementation of a variety of programs and one-on-one engagement exercises; Meets spontaneous needs and requests of residents; The director should participate in the planning and budgeting of equipment, materials, and supplies for adequate recreational residents.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: A degree in Recreational Therapy or in a related field such as art therapy, music therapy, and 3-5 years of experience as a Recreational Therapist.

Three or more years of demonstrated success in caring for and supporting elders living with a cognitive impairment, including creating activities of purposeful engagement and the training of others (staff, volunteers and families).

Dementia training certificate, such as Teepa Snow Engagement, Montessori Training Method, or Alzheimer’s Association.

Excellent computer skills – Microsoft Office products, Matrix or other patient electronic charting and care planning.

Able to work well with constant interruptions while maintaining a calm environment.

Able to lead a large variety of daily meaningful, recreational, creative, and leisure activities that meets their social, emotional, and cognitive needs.

Demonstrates patience to work with residents at all levels of cognitive strengths; Knowledge and willingness to work with residents having limited capacities; ability to demonstrate considerable judgment and initiative in adapting special programs to suit the needs of residents; ability to secure the cooperation and interest of residents in initiating programs and techniques.

Expresses interest in initiating resident activity and in cooperating with individual needs and interests.

Able to work independently and to ask for guidance when needed, possessing good organizational abilities, a friendly demeanor, and a good amount of patience.

Able to read aloud to individual, medium, and large-sized groups.

Able to supervise and lead others in positive approaches to care including staff and volunteers.

BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME
Affordable employee premiums for

Medical
Dental
Vision
Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Company paid Basic Life, AD&D and LTD (Full-time only)
Two Retirement Savings plans 403(b) and 401(a) for those meeting eligibility requirements
Paid time off that accrues immediately
Paid holidays
Tuition Assistance
Discounted meals
Free access to our Fitness Center
Free access to our Swimming Pool
4 miles of walking paths
Catch and release fishing pond
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Kendal at Granville
Contact person:
  Beth Waite
Address
  2158 Columbus Road
Granville, OH 43023
United States
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Phone
  (740) 321-0417
Email
  bwaite@kag.kendal.org

Posted 10.2.19


Job Opening in Houston, Texas

Job Title:
  Activity Assistant
Job description:
  BAKERRIPLEY brings resources, education and connection to more than half a million people throughout Texas each year. For more than a century, BakerRipley has offered innovative solutions to help low-income families in emerging neighborhoods get a foothold in the region’s economy. The organization works with residents in more than 70 service locations to help them discover the strengths and skills necessary to become productive, prosperous and self-sufficient. Building on the strengths of individuals and communities, BakerRipley is transforming them. FOR GOOD. BakerRipley is a United Way agency

JOB SUMMARY:
Under general direction, assists with specialized activity programming for persons with dementia in Baker Ripley Dementia Day Center

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in planning, preparing and implementing the daily schedule/program for Day Center clients; including assisting and demonstrating assigned duties to volunteers.
Ensures clients’ involvement in “person centered” meaningful and enjoyable activities, while working cooperatively with team members.
Demonstrates appropriate and effective approaches/techniques for serving individuals with dementia
Provides care and protective supervision to all Day Center clients while utilizing appropriate and effective approaches/techniques for serving individuals with dementia
Promotes and facilitates good morale and cheerfulness among Day Center clients and staff.
If need arises, assists with personal care of clients, including toileting and eating, documents assistance as required
Complies with all state licensing requirements and Day Center policies and procedures, including documentation of activities, as directed
Follows the standards of safety and sanitation within the Day Center; complies with all related licensing requirements, including general clean up and maintenance of the Center. Assists with food service and clean-up of snacks and meals.
Performs other duties as required


MINIMUM EDUCATION:
Must be at least 18 years old; high school graduate or equivalent

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
Experience working with older adults with dementia.
Training or experience in activity programming and ability and willingness to provide personal care assistance to older adults
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Ability to learn first aid and become CPR certified
SKILLS:
• Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and as a team member
• Ability to be patient, tactful and sensitive when dealing with participants who have various care needs.

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY:
Basic computer skills

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:
English written & verbal
Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
Contact Information:
Facility:
  BakerRipley Dementia Day Center
Contact person:
  Andrea Williams
Address
  3838 Aberdeen Way
Houston, TX 77025
United States
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Phone
  (713) 685-6576
Email
  ajwilliams@bakerripley.org

Posted 9.23.19


 

Job Opening in Cary, North Carolina

Job Title:
  Activity Director
Job description:
  Enthusiasm, creativity, compassion and deep understanding of resident-centered quality of life are essential characteristics of our new activity director for this luxury assisted living community in Cary, NC. Must have a degree in a human services field and/or be a certified recreation therapy professional or certified activity director. Experience in planning and implementation of individualized activity programming for residents in assisted living or skilled nursing. Must have experience with seniors. Must be flexible in scheduling due to evening, holiday and weekend requirements for resident celebrations. Great company and work environment. Company paid health insurance. Excellent benefits. Submit a letter of interest, a resume and your desired salary range to cyed@hhhunt.com
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Spring Arbor of Cary
Contact person:
  Debbie Hart
Address
  1705 Kildaire Farm Rd.
Cary, NC 27511
United States
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Phone
  (919) 594-7040
Email
  cyed@hhhunt.com

Posted 9.13.19


Job Opening in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Title:
  Corporate Director of Life Enrichment
Job description:
  Are you looking for a job that will truly impact the lives of the residents you serve? Seeking an opportunity that is meaningful and rewarding? Are you creative, a critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills? Does it make you happy to see resident improve their lives by something you were involved in? If so, read on…

Goodwin Recruiting- Senior Living Division seeks an experienced Corporate Director of Life Enrichment for one of our Retirement Housing clients.

Corporate Director of Life Enrichment Responsibilities:
*The Corporate Director of Life Enrichment you will use your strong leadership skills to direct, facilitate, and develop recreational therapy and wellness programs across all of the communities
*You will focus on the goal of increasing the social engagement of residents in client all facilities
*You will work closely to direct the Activities Directors and Life Enrichment Coordinators at the community level
*Strong understanding of the needs of senior population in long-term care
*Ability to display critical thinking and problem-solving skills
*Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills, required
*Creativity, flexibility, and initiative

Corporate Director of Life Enrichment Requirements
*Previous experience, minimum 6 years, in field of dementia care, with relevant education, degrees, or professional certifications
*Knowledge of administrative systems/processes and basic financial applications, and their operational impact
*Previous work with/supervision of staff
*Ability to work independently/highly motivated
*Excellent knowledge and comfort using computers and Microsoft Office
*Commitment to team-oriented outcomes and quality care
*Excellent oral and written communication skills
*Time management skills, including ability to set priorities, and adapt to challenging environments
*Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills
*Ability and willingness to travel up to 70% of the time

Director of Life Enrichment Benefits
*Solid company with Growth Opportunity
*Strong Bonus
*Health Insurance
*Paid Vacation

If you are qualified and interested in learning more about our Long Term Care, Senior Living and Assisted Living opportunities please contact us today!
Senior Living Recruiter: Steffani Adaska
sadaska@goodwinrecruiting.com
Recruitment Division: Senior Living Senior Living
www.goodwinrecruiting.com
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Goodwin Recruiting
Contact person:
  Steffani Adaska
Address
  PO Box 2790
Kansas City, MO 64122
United States
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Phone
  (603) 369-3050
Email
  sadaska@goodwinrecruiting.com

Posted 9.6.19


Job Opening in Royersford, Pennsylvania 

Job Title:
  Recreation Aide
Job description:
  The RA provides therapeutic activities to residents which are designed to meet the interests and to improve the physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident according to the comprehensive resident assessment and plan of care. The RA provides activities in accordance with facility policies and procedures and consistent with state and federal laws and regulations. Parkhouse is a residential care environment that delivers care and services primarily to disabled and cognitively impaired residents. The RA carries out individual and group activities meeting all functional levels. Interventions reflect life-long interests and are adapted to the individual’s functional abilities and level of participation.

Additional duties and details:
–Gathers data from assigned residents for assessment, progress notes, and attendance. Participates in plan of care meetings.
–Assists Residents getting to and from activities.
–Assists Director of Activities and Volunteers with preparation for state inspections. Interacts with corporate officials and state and federal long term care surveyors.
–Must work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks.
–Must be able to adapt to work assignments that are outside the normal (day-to-day) routine, and adapt with minimal or no advance notice to changes in how business is conducted and work is accomplished.
–Essential functions of the job include pushing wheelchairs, standing, sitting, stooping, bending, lifting, and carrying.
–Hours: Full time; 9-5 most days; every third weekend both Saturday and Sunday; 3-4 evening shifts per month 11:00 am to 8 pm; some holidays.

Applications are currently being accepted via www.ziprecruiter.com
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Parkhouse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Contact person:
  Sally Hawk-Jones
Address
  1600 Black Rock Rd
Royersford, PA 19468
United States
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Phone
  (610) 792-2341
Email
  shawk-jones@parkhousehealth.com

Posted 8.24.19

 


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