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 Position available in Harrisonburg, Virginia

Job Title:
  Activity Assistant
Job description:
  Are you fun and passionate about Seniors, engaging residents in crafts, music, 1:1 visits, bingo and more. Full time position with benefits, 401k, vacation, sick time. Must be willing to work 2 weekends a month and 2 evenings a week.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Harrisonburg Health & Rehab
Contact person:
  Wanda Smith
Address
  1225 reservoir street
harrisonburg, VA 22801
United States
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Phone
  (540) 433-2623
Email
  wanda.pryce@mfa.net

Posted 12.1.20 

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 Position available in Elkins, West Virginia

Job Title:
  Activities Director
Job description:
  Qualifications

The Activities Director must be 21 years of age or older, must be of good moral character and completed at least the 12th grade in school. The Activities Director must be nationally certified. The Activities Director must be in good mental and physical conditions and willing to work with geriatric residents. The Activities Director must be licensed in CPR. Must possess leadership ability and the willingness to cooperate with other department heads. Must have some training in arts and crafts. The ability to plan and organize recreational activities. Must have an understanding of the social psychological and recreational needs of the aged as well as other types of residents in nursing home, and must able to plan and organize activities geared to these needs. Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm and be able to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.

Responsibilities:
Plans activity program to carry out the objectives of the nursing home as part of total resident care. Supervision and protection of residents during these activities and compliance with safety regulations and policies. Care and use of supplies and equipment. Maintaining adequate records.

Duties:
*Plans, organizes and directs a program of activities which will provide entertainment, inter-communication, exercise, relaxation, opportunity to express creative talent and fulfill basic psychological, social and spiritual needs, and which will be available to all residents as ordered by the resident’s physician, subject to his written restrictions and limitations. Nursing supervisor is responsible for assisting resident in selection of activities in compliance with physician’s orders.
*Initiates and promotes activities both within the institution and outside the institution, etc., to stimulate and promote resident interest and general well-being.
*Encourages hobbies and provides materials and supplies in keeping with resident’s financial status and department budget. Encourages craft activities among residents in groups or individually, in wards, workrooms, recreational areas or in resident rooms. Provides craft material and supplies, instructs and supervises residents during craft activities. Is responsible for safety of resident under her supervision. Complies with safety regulations and policies. *May arrange for sale of articles made by residents, e.g. at bazaars, etc.
*Encourages social communication among residents through group activities and recreation. Plans parties, provides games and encourages residents to assist in the planning, e.g. making table decorations, wrapping gifts, planning party room, etc. Schedules movies, obtains films and operates projectors. *May take movies of residents and show them. Plans trip (shopping, scenic, other) and arranges for transportation and supervision. Schedules outside activities and arranges transportation and supervision.
*Encourages residents to participate in religious activities to fulfill their basic spiritual needs, through visits with chaplain, attendance at religious services whenever possible, spiritual reading material and others.
*Encourages intellectual/educational development through literature, lectures, movies, cultural events, etc.
*Visit bed residents, may write letters for them, run errands, may assist residents to church services, appointments, etc. Provides library service for residents in cooperation with local library. Provides reading material in Braille and tapes and records for blind residents.
*May contact relatives at resident’s request and may act as liaison with relatives.
*Maintains a record of resident’s activities. Evaluates resident’s reactions during activities and reports unusual observations to Charge Nurse.
*Writes progress notes and charts them as often as required. Maintains resident files. Prepares and submits reports as directed by Administrator. *Participates on various committees. Is responsible for appearance of work area.
*Requisitions and may purchase supplies, equipment and materials to carry out program. Expenditures may be restricted under budgetary control. *Maintains inventory records.
*Makes requisitions as requested by resident’s within reason.
*Writes charges for craft or hobby materials and specific items for individual residents and send them to business office for posting.
*Develop and Chart Health Care Plans for residents based upon ADL’s and Activity Participation Goals.
*Assist with completion of CAA’s.
*Act as a liaison between departments, residents, families, etc.
*Participate in all committees and inter departmental teams as necessary.
*Coordinates and manages the volunteer program.
*May as necessary be required to use own vehicle for job related activities.
*Must participate in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) objectives.
*Stay updated on industry and legislative changes.
*Other duties as directed by the Administrator.

Working Hours:  Work forty hours per week per week.

Working Conditions:
Activities Assistant works in well-lighted, well ventilated rooms. Exposed to odors and personality peculiarities of the aged. May have to handle emotional disturbances. Must be on constant alert for possible injuries to residents. Some lifting of supplies, equipment and moving of furniture and residents.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Nella’s Nursing Home, Inc.
Contact person:
  Parrish Eidell
Address
  499 Ferguson Road
Crystal Springs
Elkins, WV 26241
United States
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Phone
  (304) 636-2033
Email
  nellasnursinghomeinc@gmail.com

Posted 11.30.20

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 Position available in Troy, Michigan

Job Title:
  Activity Director
Job description:
  Are you passionate about engaging Seniors? Are you looking for a place to be creative? If so then we are the employer for you.

You must be a certified Recreational Therapist. You can be a new graduate, but you cannot be boring. You must be full of life and creativity. Our residents deserve the best. As a part of our team you can go home feeling like you made a difference in someone’s life every single day. We offer competitive pay, an excellent benefits package through Blue Cross Blue Shield along with boundless opportunities for growth within the company.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Pomeroy Living
Contact person:
  Christina Golemba
Address
  5480 Corporate Drive
Suite 130
Troy, MI 48098
United States
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Phone
  (248) 833-1316
Email
  cgolemba@pomeroyliving.com

Posted 11.18.2020 
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Position available in Framingham. Massachusetts 

Job Title:
  Director of Fun
Job description:
  Do you love helping seniors live their best life? Do you look at aging as an adventure? Are you an innovator with a zest for fun and games? Then you may be the perfect candidate for our Director of Fun opportunity! The Director of Fun, Senior Living is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating our assisted living activities programs to enhance our residents’ quality of life in all areas, including specialized units such as memory care and mental health. We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for putting smiles on senior faces and a talent for keeping people engaged and participating.
Contact Information:
Facility:
  Mary Ann Morse at Heritage
Contact person:
  Meaghan Buckley
Address
  747 Water St.
Framingham, MA 01701
United States
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Phone
  (508) 433-4409
Email
  mbuckley@maryannmorse.org

Posted 11.3.2020 


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