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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


Job Opening in Marlboro, Massachusetts 

Job Title:
  Activity Director
Job description:
  Looking to hire immediately a full time Activity Director for a large adult day health facility. Must have the ability to manage others and work as a team. Candidate will be able to work with the coordinators to complete monthly calendar of activities, care planning, attend care plan meetings when scheduled, assist with monthly notes, prepare for celebrations and activities at the center, etc. looking for someone creative and fun for our busy center. Monday – Friday 8-4 every other Saturday.

Competitive pay and benefits
Contact Information:
Facility:
  AgingWell Adult Day Health Center
Contact person:
  Lori Imparato
Address
  420 Maple Street
Marlboro, MA 02019
United States
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Phone
  (508) 485-7700
Email
  Lori.imparato@thementornetwork.com

Posted 3.31.19


Job Opening in Vincennes, Indiana

Job Title:
  Activity Assistant to the Activity Director
Job description:
  Willow Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation is hiring for an Activity Assistant

The Activity Assistant is responsible for assisting with planning, organizing and implementing an ongoing program of group and individual resident activities designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interests and the physical, mental, and psycho-social well-being of each Resident.

Description:
Under the supervision of the Activity Director, the Activity Assistant assists in the planning, organization, and implementation of the Facility activity program. Programs shall be scheduled on a daily basis and shall meet the needs and interests of all Residents, in compliance with State and Federal Regulations. Activities shall be available on evenings, weekends and in recognition of holidays, in accordance with State and Federal Regulations. The programs are a coordinated team effort with related Facility services and staff. Programs are to include activities for all functional levels (ambulatory, non-ambulatory, and bedridden residents), and the activities are to be planned for group and individual participation. The Activity Assistant will assist the Activity Director in providing an on-going program of activities designed to meet, in accordance with the Comprehensive Assessment, the interests and the physical, mental, and psycho-social well-being of each Resident.
Supervisor: Activity Director
Supervises: None
Qualifications:
A. High School Diploma or Equivalent
B. Minimum of one (1) year work experience, or volunteer work, in a related field
C. Prefer knowledge of State & Federal regulations related to Activity requirements
D. Satisfactory OIG exclusions and background check
E. Satisfactory personal & professional references

Required Personal Skills & Traits:
A. Demonstrated awareness of and interest in the welfare of geriatric residents;
B. A firm desire to perform the job and demonstrated willingness to learn;
a. Demonstrate accuracy & thoroughness;
b. Follow policies/procedures;
c. Complete administrative tasks correctly & on time;
d. Ensure Resident activity program tasks are completed correctly, on time, & in a manner consistent with & respectful of Resident Rights, addressing Resident needs & preferences to ensure the highest quality of care;

C. Basic computer skills;
D. Ability & willingness to maintain confidentiality according to Federal & State requirements & Facility policy;
E. Ability to understand/fully comprehend the English language & communicate effectively with Residents, Resident family members, & staff;
a. Speak clearly & persuasively in positive or negative situations;
b. Listen & get clarification;
c. Respond well to questions;
d. Effectively present information & respond to questions;

F. Ability to read & write the English language proficiently;
a. Write clearly & informatively;
b. Edit work for spelling & grammar;
c. Present numerical data effectively;
d. Vary writing style to meet needs;
e. Read, analyze & interpret written information/instructions including safety rules, operating & maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, professional journals, technical procedures, and/or governmental regulations;
f. Write reports & general business/personal correspondence;
g. Communicate information effectively

Thank you for interest!

I look forward to speaking to you,
Deb Quarterman
Human Resources
Willow Manor
3801 Old Bruceville Rd
Vincennes, In 47591
812-882-1783 phone
812-885-2276 fax
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Willow Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation
Contact person:
  Deb Quarterman, Human Resources
Address
  3801 Old Bruceville Rd.
Vincennes, Indiana 47591
United States
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Phone
  (812) 882-1783
Email
  willow.hr@chosenhc.com

Posted 3.27.19


 

Job Opening in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Job Title:
  Program Manager
Job description:
  The place for good days! Our Adult Day Services program is seeking an enthusiastic and collaborative Program Manager. Adult Day Services provides professional care and life enrichment for older adults who need assistance during the week and is located on the first floor of our Portage, MI Oakland Centre. This position is scheduled Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:30pm (no holidays!), and is responsible for developing and implementing therapeutic activities and services to enrich and enhance the mental, emotional, and physical well-being of program participants. Additional responsibilities include:

Monitoring service delivery to ensure quality guest experiences and modifying the program as necessary to achieve optimal outcomes.
Developing and implementing a monthly calendar of activities to stimulate physical movement, creative abilities, provide sensory stimulation, and enhance the self-esteem of participants who have a wide range of functional abilities.
Planning and delivering meaningful activities in large group, small group, and 1:1 settings.
Encouraging participants to express themselves creatively with music, art, and movement.
Educating staff, caregivers, and volunteers about the role of therapeutic activity programs and tools.
Managing the work assignments of the Program Assistants and Activity Volunteers to ensure the needs of guests are met for the day.
Coordinating and scheduling monthly marketing entertainment/events.
Liaising with community resources and/or volunteers to provide a variety of activities, including live music.
Observing and evaluating participants’ reactions to various experiences and completing accurate and consistent documentation.
Reporting observations of significant changes in client’s appearance or behavior to the Registered Nurse.
Maintaining materials, equipment, and supplies.
Scheduling visits to the Centre and conducting tours as necessary.
Requirements for the position include:

One to two years previous supervisory experience.
Three years previous experience working with the elderly or persons with dementia and/or disabilities.
Proficient in utilizing activity therapy techniques to assist the participant with the psychological, emotional, physical, spiritual, and social needs that arise.
Extensive work experience in the planning and coordination of activities with the elderly preferred.
Completion of a baccalaureate and/or graduate program in related field (e.g. recreation therapy, music therapy, art therapy) preferred.
Maintains a valid Michigan driver’s license and has the availability of a reliable, licensed, and insured vehicle for use on the job.
Some of the benefits you’ll enjoy:

Competitive pay
Generous PTO allowance
BCBS PPO Medical
Dental
Vision
403(b) retirement plan with company match
Adult Day Services at Oakland Centre provides social activities and physical care for loved ones during the day, ensuring that they enjoy the best quality of life in a beautiful and secure setting. We utilize a medical model that includes a staff of registered nurses, social workers, music therapists, and program assistants to provide individualized care for each guest. Adult Day Services at Oakland Centre typically serves adults 60 years and older.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

supervisory: 1 year (Required)
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Adult Day Services at Oakland Centre a part of Hospice Care of SWMI
Contact person:
  Amanda Human Resources
Address
  222 n Kalamazoo mall
Ste 100, Kalamazoo Mi 49007
United States
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Phone
  (269) 342-0273
Email
  Applicant@hospiceswmi.org

Posted 3.22.19

 

Job Opening in Evanston, Illinois

Job Title:
  Program Assistant
Job description:
  Mather LifeWays is currently searching for a Program Assistant to join our team at The Mather, our flagship community located just off Lake Michigan in beautiful Evanston, IL. This important role provides and helps to coordinate a variety of meaningful activities, programs, and social events to assist residents in aging well while creating exceptional experiences through all interactions with our residents and guests. Requirements include experience working with older adults, leading programs or classes, effective written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to be a self-directed team member with exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills. We are also seeking a person with the ability to work on many different tasks, with excellent follow-through, and to establish and maintain professional and positive relationships. Must exercise good judgment and make sound, independent decisions as needed. Preferred: College degree with 36 or 42 hour Activity Directors course, experience with music, art and/or therapeutic recreation, proficiency in basic computer skills and knowledge/experience working with adults with dementia.

Mather LifeWays offers attractive total compensation and benefits, including medical/dental, 401(k) matching, incentive plans, and generous paid time off. For more information about Mather LifeWays,
Contact Information:
Facility:
  The Mather
Contact person:
  Jane Kozak
Address
  425 Davis
Evanston, Illinois 60201
United States
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Phone
  (847) 492-4630
Email
  jkozak@matherlifeways.com

Posted 3.22.19

 

Job Opening in Estes Park, Colorado

Job Title:
  Activities Coordinator
Job description:
  Estes Park Health Living Center, a 24-hour, 52-bed skilled nursing facility that’s located adjacent to Estes Park Health. In this home-like setting, our skilled professional staff works with residents and their families to provide care plans that reflect the needs and desires of the individual. Whether we’re providing transportation to local appointments, hosting a family dinner for a resident or providing nutritional consulting, we strive to provide a loving, caring environment that feels like home.

The Activities Coordinator has contact with residents of the EPH Living Center and their families, Living Center employees, prospective employees and administration, physicians, community, etc., positive and effective interpersonal relationships, communication skills and safety awareness are a high priority in this position.

SHIFT:
Full time days

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Activities certification and long term care experience
American Heart Association BLS
Colorado Driver’s License; age 21 or over
Must have ability to be flexible with changing resident population; must have ability to maintain positive, therapeutic environment for residents

For further information call our recruiter at 970-577-4458 Monday-Friday, or view our web page at Estes Park Health , or e-mail questions to jobs@eph.org.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Estes Park Health Living Center
Contact person:
  Dan Curtis
Address
  555 Prospect Ave.
Estes Park, Colorado 80517
United States
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Phone
  (970) 577-4458
Email
  dcurtis@eph.org

Posted 3.9.19

 


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