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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 of the Program Manager, assists with specialized activity programming for persons with dementia.
• 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.

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

Posted 5.7.19


Job Opening in Highland Heights, Ohio

Job Title:
  Activities Coordinator
Job description:
  Aberdeen Crossings Assisted Living
399 Bishop Road
Highland Heights, OH 44143

Position Available: Immediately

Aberdeen Crossings, Highland Heights’ unique assisted living community currently seeks a full time Activities Coordinator.

Consider a rewarding career with LifeServices Assisted Living by applying for this position within our team of professionals.

LifeServices is a privately held company with its central office in Erie, Pa. The successful candidate joins a recognized leader in the field of assisted living and a “close-knit” LifeServices management team that operates nine assisted living communities in the greater Cleveland, OH area and western Pennsylvania. We share a passion for service and care to older people and we’re seeking our next member to our Team! Visit us at: LifeservicesAssistedLiving.com

It’s an exciting opportunity for the “right” candidate to join our Aberdeen Crossings Care Team in Highland Heights, OH.

Key Responsibilities

• Practice a “Resident-directed” philosophy of service and care.
• Identify the expressed interests of the residents in activities at the Community prior to their initial residency and consistently during residency.
• Organize a formal activities program of a quality and cost-effective standard that comprehensively addresses the expressed interests of the residents and allows for the residents’ participation in the development of the activities program.
• Conduct a wide range of recreational, educational, social, cultural, physical, intellectual, therapeutic and spiritual activities for the residents and their families in a consistent manner and on a timely basis.
• Organize and provide an activities program based on individual and group interests consistently distributed throughout the day, the evening, and the weekend in a manner that offers a wide range of choice and ensures a high level of recreation and socialization for the residents.
• Compose, print and distribute a quality weekly activity calendar and a monthly Community newsletter.

For this full-time position, we provide market rate compensation plus monthly bonuses and a strong benefit package that includes: health, dental, and vision insurance and a 401(k) with a company match.

The successful candidate will:

• Have “Can do” attitude;
• Have 2-4 years’ experience in activities with older adults preferred;
• Certificate in Activities or Recreational Therapy a plus;
• Demonstrate organizational and leadership skills;
• Be able to work occasional evenings and weekends;
• Have access to full-time transportation;
• Have a valid OH driver’s license;
• Be proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, and Publisher

Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Jocelyn Zidar, Community Director at jocelynz@walsdc.com or mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Aberdeen Crossings
399 Bishop Road
Highland Heights, OH 44143
Attn: Jocelyn Zidar

Or apply to www.LifeservicesAssistedLiving.com.

LifeServices is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Aberdeen Crossings Assisted Living
Contact person:
  Jocelyn Zidar
Address
  399 Bishop Road
Highland Heights, OH 44143
United States
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Phone
  (440) 460-0686
Email
  jocelynz@walsdc.com

Posted 4.25.19


Job Opening in Mentor, Ohio

Job Title:
  Activities Coordinator
Job description:
  Salida Woods Assisted Living
7685 Lake Shore Blvd
Mentor, OH 44060

Position Available: Immediately

Salida Woods, Mentor’s unique assisted living community currently seeks a full time Activities Coordinator.

Consider a rewarding career with LifeServices Assisted Living by applying for this position within our team of professionals.

LifeServices is a privately held company with its central office in Erie, Pa. The successful candidate joins a recognized leader in the field of assisted living and a “close-knit” LifeServices management team that operates nine assisted living communities in the greater Cleveland, OH area and western Pennsylvania. We share a passion for service and care to older people and we’re seeking our next member to our Team! Visit us at: LifeservicesAssistedLiving.com

It’s an exciting opportunity for the “right” candidate to join our Salida Woods Care Team in Mentor, OH.

Key Responsibilities

• Practice a “Resident-directed” philosophy of service and care.
• Identify the expressed interests of the residents in activities at the Community prior to their initial residency and consistently during residency.
• Organize a formal activities program of a quality and cost-effective standard that comprehensively addresses the expressed interests of the residents and allows for the residents’ participation in the development of the activities program.
• Conduct a wide range of recreational, educational, social, cultural, physical, intellectual, therapeutic and spiritual activities for the residents and their families in a consistent manner and on a timely basis.
• Organize and provide an activities program based on individual and group interests consistently distributed throughout the day, the evening, and the weekend in a manner that offers a wide range of choice and ensures a high level of recreation and socialization for the residents.
• Compose, print and distribute a quality weekly activity calendar and a monthly Community newsletter.

For this full-time position, we provide market rate compensation plus monthly bonuses and a strong benefit package that includes: health, dental, and vision insurance and a 401(k) with a company match.

The successful candidate will:

• Have “Can do” attitude;
• Have 2-4 years’ experience in activities with older adults preferred;
• Certificate in Activities or Recreational Therapy a plus;
• Demonstrate organizational and leadership skills;
• Be able to work occasional evenings and weekends;
• Have access to full-time transportation;
• Have a valid OH driver’s license;
• Be proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, and Publisher

Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Jenell Unger, Community Director at jenellu@walsdc.com or mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Salida Woods Assisted Living
7685 Lake Shore Blvd
Mentor, OH 44060
Attn: Jenell Unger

Or apply to www.LifeservicesAssistedLiving.com.

LifeServices is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Salida Woods Assisted Living
Contact person:
  Jenell Unger
Address
  7685 Lake Shore Blvd.
Mentor, Ohio 44060
United States
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Phone
  (440) 257-3866
Email
  jenellu@walsdc.com

Posted 4.25.19


Job Opening in Beachwood, Ohio

Job Title:
  Activities Coordinator
Job description:
  Beachwood Commons, at 3995 Green Road in Beachwood, Ohio, is currently seeking a Full-Time Activities Coordinator.
Consider a rewarding career with LifeServices Assisted Living by applying for this position within our team of professionals.
LifeServices is a privately held company with its central office in Erie, PA. The successful candidate joins a recognized leader in the field of assisted living and a “close-knit” LifeServices management team that operates nine assisted living communities in the greater Cleveland, OH area and western Pennsylvania. We share a passion for service and care to older people and we’re seeking our next member to our Team! Visit us at: LifeservicesAssistedLiving.com

It’s an exciting opportunity for the “right” candidate to join our Beachwood Commons Care Team in Beachwood, Ohio.

Key Responsibilities
• Practice a “Resident-directed” philosophy of service and care.
• Identify the expressed interests of the residents in activities at the Community prior to their initial residency and consistently during residency.
• Organize a formal activities program of a quality and cost-effective standard that comprehensively addresses the expressed interests of the residents and allows for the residents’ participation in the development of the activities program.
• Conduct a wide range of recreational, educational, social, cultural, physical, intellectual, therapeutic and spiritual activities for the residents and their families in a consistent manner and on a timely basis.
• Organize and provide an activities program based on individual and group interests consistently distributed throughout the day, the evening, and the weekend in a manner that offers a wide range of choice and ensures a high level of recreation and socialization for the residents.
• Compose, print and distribute a quality weekly activity calendar and a monthly Community newsletter.

The successful candidate will:
• Be able to work 40 hours/week, Monday through Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and every other weekend;
• Have “Can do” attitude;
• Have 2-4 years’ experience in activities with older adults preferred;
• Certificate in Activities or Recreational Therapy a plus;
• Demonstrate organizational and leadership skills;
• Be able to work occasional evenings and weekends;
• Have access to full-time transportation;
• Have a valid Ohio driver’s license;
• Be proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, and Publisher.

Market rate compensation & full benefit package.

Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Adrienne Pace, Community Director, at adriennep@walsdc.com, or mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Beachwood Commons
Attn: Ms. Adrienne Pace
3995 Green Road
Beachwood, OH 44122

Or apply to www.LifeservicesAssistedLiving.com.

LifeServices is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Beachwood Commons Assisted Living
Contact person:
  Adrienne Pace
Address
  3995 Green Road
Beachwood, Ohio 44122
United States
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Phone
  (216) 295-1700
Email
  adriennep@walsdc.com

Posted 4.24.19


Job Opening in Ocean, New Jersey

Job Title:
  Recreation Director (Therapeutic Recreation Director)
Job description:
  ONORA – Senior Living in Ocean Township, New Jersey is seeking an energetic, compassionate and experienced Therapeutic Recreation Director.

Bring your enthusiasm and compassion to help others and we will provide you with a nurturing caring environment in which to work. Onora is a small 25 resident family style community designed for seniors who need some assistance with daily activities.

We provide living space, meals, housekeeping services, recreational/social activities and personal support to our residents. The only thing more beautiful than the surroundings of our 4 acre campus at Onora are the people with which you will work.

COME FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, BECOME PART OF THE FAMILY. Our goal is to provide seniors with a way to lead happy, self-directed lives.

SOME RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Plan, implement, and evaluate meaningful, engaging and diversified recreation programs for independent, assisted living and memory care residents.
Arrange, schedule, and supervise activities; providing direct care if needed.
Develop preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the activity needs of each resident
Develop and maintain a good rapport with all services involved with the care plan to ensure that a team effort is achieved in developing a comprehensive plan of care
Document assessments, evaluations, revisions, clinical notes, progress notes etc. in the patient’s medical records.
Implement Monthly calendar of activities
Perform all other duties as assigned.
The above responsibilities are only an overview of duties assigned. Full job description will be provided upon hire.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a Bachelors Degree
Must be a qualified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or an activities professional who is licensed by National Council for Therapeutic Recreation.
Must have 5 years’ experience in Long-Term Care activities coordination
Certified Dementia Professional certification preferred.
Must be a self-starter and have a high level of personal accountability
Must have previous Management experience
Experience working with individuals who have cognitive, physical or sensory disabilities
Outstanding interpersonal skills with high level of energy and enthusiasm
Excellent creative and communication skills
Ability to creatively problem-solve in both elder care and employee management situations
Experience in training and staff development and ability to motivate others
Must be a team player, well organized and flexible.
Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
The above responsibilities are only an overview of duties assigned. Full job description will be provided upon hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Onora Health
Contact person:
  Frances Cohen
Address
  1970 Brunswick Avenue, Suite 100
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648
United States
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Phone
  (609) 298-2229
Email
  fcohen@cisnj.com

Posted 4.9.19


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