Activities Assistant

Wage scale: $15.00 – $19.00 / hour

Position Summary:
The Activities Assistant assists the Director of Activities in planning, organizing, developing, and directing quality activities for patients, ensuring that the recreational, physical, intellectual, spiritual, and social needs of each patient is met in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:
Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
Prior experience with geriatrics preferred
Specific Job Requirements:
Must have a valid driver’s license in current State with satisfactory driving record per Life Care standards
Demonstrated proficiency in arts/crafts/music is preferred
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
Essential Functions:
Must be able to assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating quality activity programs (includes entertainment, exercise, relaxation, and education)
Must be able to appropriately and descriptively chart patient progress and behavior
Must be able to escort patients to and from activities
Must be able to make regular in room visits to patients uninterested or unable to participate in group activities
Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info

Company Name
Heritage Park Care Center

Company URL
https://lcca.com/locations/co/heritage-park/

Contact Name
Seth Anderson

Email
seth_anderson@lcca.com

Phone
9709631500

Fax
9709283237

Location

1200 Village Road
Carbondale, CO 81623