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Job Opening in Tinton Falls, New Jersey

Job Title:
  Activity Assistant Full Time
Job description:
  Seabrook, named 2019 Great Places To Work, located in Tinton Falls, NJ is seeking creative and outgoing individuals to work within our Activity department. As an Activity Assistant at Seabrook, responsibilities include stimulating the physical, intellectual, social, spiritual, and emotional well-being of the residents in Skilled Nursing. Also responsible for assessing the resident’s needs/desires related to leisure programs and activities assigned by the Activity Manager and/or Coordinator.

Our Activity team is committed to serving residents in all aspects of their daily lives and assisting with the day to day functions by developing relationships with the residents and their families

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• High school diploma of GED is required.
• Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.
• Minimum of 1 year working with the geriatric population or experience related in a professional field to include but not limited to educators, social workers, rehab professionals. Or related experience through college coursework and internship exposure is required.
• Experience leading groups of people with varying levels of physical and cognitive independence is preferred. This type of experience with the elderly is preferred.
• Flexible work schedule including weekend and evenings as appropriate is required.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Seabrook
Contact person:
  Tara Graham
Address
  3000 Essex Road
Continuing Care at The Gardens
Tinton Falls, NJ 07753
United States
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Phone
  (732) 481-6026
Email
  tara.graham@erickson.com

Posted 3.17.20

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Job Opening in Hagerstown, Maryland

Job Title:
  Activities Director
Job description:
  The Activities Director will plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the Activities Programs to ensure all patients/residents assessed needs are met. They will schedule and coordinate activities for patients and residents in the facility and out in the community. The Activities Director will lead the Activities department in developing, administrating, and coordinating department policies; as well as develop department budget and monitors expenditures to stay within that budget.

Qualifications:

Ideal candidate must be a skilled communicator, director and motivator
Able to organize and prioritize many tasks effectively and accomplish goals
2+ years of experience in an Activity Assistant or Director position in long term care
Activities Director Certification (Certified Recreational Therapist) preferred
Must be detail oriented and have excellent customer service skills
Able to react to emergency situations appropriately when required


Benefits:

All of our employees are valued and receive a competitive hourly rate; our full time team members are also offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes:

Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
Life Insurance Coverage
Short and Long-Term Disability Options
Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
401 (k) Savings Plan
Paid Time Off
DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
MetLife Auto and Home Insurance – employee discount available
Helping Friends Foundation
Employee Assistance Plan
Tickets at Work – entertainment ticket discounts
Purchasing Power – online purchase/payroll deduction
In-facility education programs and more!


*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Julia Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Contact person:
  Crystal Leopold
Address
  333 Mill Street Hagerstown
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
United States
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Phone
  (301) 665-8700
Email
  c.leopold@fundltc.com

Posted 3.16.20

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Job Opening in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Job Title:
  Activity Supervisor
Job description:
  **This position will be 8 days a pay period and last for approximately 1 year**
**Perfect for someone looking to gain experience**
**send resume to lsinelli@mercywmw.org**

General Summary:

The Activity Supervisor is a member of the Administrative Team who provides management and supervision of the integrative and holistic programs of therapeutic recreational activities provided to the residents of the Life Center. Incorporates an understanding of the Mercy mission and values into work performance.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Develop and implement Activity Department policies and procedures that reflect the professional standards for activity therapy and convey a philosophy of person-centered care.

2. Manages the operation of the Activity Department; develops and implements short and long term goals, objectives and strategies to ensure the provision of high quality person-centered and holistic programs.

3. Develop, plan and supervise a dual program of therapeutic, recreational and social activities designed to meet individual and group interests and physical and cognitive abilities of the residents. These will include special attention to events relating to the religious community such as Mercy Day, Foundation Day and others.

4. Participates in the Resident Assessment Instrument process by conducting resident assessments and ensuring assigned portion of the MDS and care plans are complete.

5. Participates in Resident admission and discharge processes. Maintains a record of each resident’s participation and progress, subjective findings and observations of behavior.

6. Participates in weekly Care Plan Conferences, monthly Administrative Team meetings and House Meetings and conducts department meetings.

7. Supervise Activity Department, staff and volunteers including doing the annual staff performance reviews.

8. Develop and distribute a monthly Life Center Calendar of Events to the residents and departments.

9. Develops and monitors an annual operational and capital budget for the Activity Department.

10. Purchases and maintains Activity Department equipment and supplies appropriate to quality operation.

11. Participate in the rotation of the administrative on-call schedule for emergencies during evenings, weekends and holidays and in department and all staff meetings as requested.*

12. Performs other duties and serves on committees and deemed appropriate by the Administrator.*

Position Qualifications:

Required

Licensed or registered as an Activity Therapy Professional by a recognized accrediting body, or to have satisfactorily completed an approved training course.
Demonstrates administrative ability, professionalism, effective leadership and organizational skills, as well as being approachable and optimistic in interactions with Sisters.
Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrates respect for co-workers and responds to needs of Sisters by complying with facility policies.
Proficiency in the use of standard office machines, including knowledge of computer programs and good typing skills.
Preferred

Understanding and appreciation of the traditions and cultures associated with the Sisters of Mercy.
Bachelor’s degree and/or more extensive experience is preferred.
Essential Physical Functions:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements

Ability to use and push a wheelchair.
Ability to assist a Resident with walking, or with the use of a walker.
Travel may be of short duration or may be several hours.
Freedom from use of illegal drugs and freedom from use and effects of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
Successful completion of pre-employment requirements, background check and driving record.
Visual/Audible Acuity Requirements

Must be able to read and distinguish small print.
Must have depth perception and be able to distinguish basic colors.
Must be able to distinguish normal sounds with some background noise.
Must be able to speak clearly and make self understood while also understanding others using the English language.
Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
The above requirements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of assigned duties.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Catherine’s Place – McAuley Center
Contact person:
  Laura Sinelli
Address
  w 11 Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48336
United States
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Phone
  (248) 473-7153
Email
  lsinelli@mercywmw.org

Posted 3.13.2020

 

 

Job Opening in Wilmington, Delaware

Job Title:
  Activities Director – Kutz Senior Living Campus, Wilmington, Delaware
Job description:
  RESPONSIBLE FOR: Planning, organizing and developing campus programming to meet the psycho-social needs of the population for both the skilled nursing and long-term care facility, and the general assisted living and Memory Care Neighborhood facility. Support the mission and core values of Kutz Senior Living Campus.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in human service or recreation therapy required, Master’s preferred
• Minimum three years’ experience in a social services or recreational program and managerial experience in a health care setting, preferably with elders
• Must possess one of the following certifications: Certified Therapeutic Recreations Specialist; Certified Music Therapist; Certified Art Therapist; Certified Drama Therapist; Certified Dance/Movement Therapist; Certified Activities Director; or Registered Occupational Therapist
• Willing to obtain a certification as an Activities Director within 3 years, if not already certified
• Experience in planning, organizing and conducting large – small group activities with elders desired
• Proficiency with laptop / desktop computer programs including Microsoft Office and Exchange email
• Excellent interpersonal / communication skills a plus
• CPR certification required
• Valid driver’s license
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Engage with residents, staff and families
• Ensure that activities are in compliance with state and federal activity guidelines
• Planning, scheduling and implementing an innovative, evidence based, seven day per week activity program that includes physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual activities on both campus’
• Planning, organizing and distributing resident social calendar on monthly and weekly basis
• In conjunction with other department managers, design and compose monthly community newsletters to be shared with residents, staff and family members. Digital production to be shared on social media and Community website
• Supervision and direction of activity staff in 2 facilities
• Developing, building and overseeing a robust volunteer program
• Obtaining resident interest information upon move-in and updates as needed
• Complete chart reviews and documentation as it pertains to resident engagement
• Preparation and management of departmental budget
• Organization and management of departmental supplies and equipment
• Actively participate in annual budget review, staffing review and forecasting
• Develop individual and group activities to meet psycho-social needs of residents at all levels of care
• Oversee monthly resident town meetings at both facilities as per State regulations
• Participate in weekly management meetings on campus to include, but not limited to: Quality Assurance Meetings, Monthly Safety Rounds and event forecasting meetings as needed
• Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information and abide by HIPAA regulations
• Assure that resident rights are maintained at all times
• Interaction / communication with nursing staff regarding resident health status
• Coordinating transportation for off-site activities
• Driving / escorting residents during off-site programs using designated company vehicles
• Scheduling and managing facility entertainment
• Authorization and management of vendor invoices
• Planning and executing of events throughout National Nursing Home Week and National Assisted Living Week or other special events as requested by Administration
• Transporting residents throughout buildings to/from events
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Kutz Senior Living Campus
Contact person:
  Felisha Alderson
Address
  704 River Road
Wilmington, DE 19809
United States
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Phone
  (302) 764-7000
Email
  falderson@kutzseniorliving.org

Posted 3.11.20


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