Activities Director - Full-Time 1st Shift

  • Lake Mills Health Services
  • 901 Mulberry St
  • Posted: Feb 24, 2019

Job Description

Trust, engagement, competence, respect and passion – these are the values under which North Shore Healthcare operates every day. Our dedicated team of professionals strive to deliver quality care to our residents and their families. We are one of the leading employers and providers of post-acute care in the Midwest and we are seeking exceptional individuals to join our team. If you value being a leader, working in a progressive environment and having opportunities to grow in your career, North Shore Healthcare is the Right Choice for you.

Summary of position:

Responsible for supervising, creating and providing an exciting activity program appropriate for the physical, social, cultural, spiritual, emotional and recreational needs for each resident. Provides the opportunity for residents to engage in normal pursuits while promoting a successful and well-balanced leisure lifestyle. Work with the various disciplines to assist the resident in reaching their highest level of independence. Plans and monitors leisure activities for recreation and therapeutic purposes designed to enhance the quality of life for each resident while maintaining an open working relationship with the resident’s center or guardian.

Requirements of the position:

Required Education and Experience

* Must be a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who is currently licensed or registered, as required, by the State and is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist or as an activity’s professional by a recognized accrediting body
* 2 years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years
* With at least 1 year as full-time in patient/resident activities program in a health care setting
* Completed a training course as approved by the State
* Computer proficiency with Microsoft products
* Must have valid driver’s license
* Satisfactory driving record with no more than three (3) moving violations in the past three (3) years
* No record of Reckless Driving or DUI/DWI in the past seven (7) years

Preferred Education and Experience

* Experience in a fast-paced environment
* Occupational therapy experience in long term care a plus


We offer a comprehensive benefit packages which includes:

* Health insurance for full-time employees starting the first of the month following 30 days of employment
* Dental and vision insurance for full and part-time staff
* 401(K) Program for full and part-time staff
* 6 paid holidays plus one floating holiday for full-time staff
* Company paid life insurance for full-time staff
* Voluntary life and disability insurance for full-time staff
* Paid Time Off

Our mission is to establish a culture that reinforces the values necessary to be the premier health services provider and employer in each of the communities we serve. We understand that choosing where you want to go in your career is a big decision. We would like the opportunity to show you that North Shore Healthcare is the Right Choice for you.