Lifestyle Coordinator

  • The Etheridge House Arbors
  • 701 Sherrill St
  • Posted: Mar 20, 2019
Professional

Job Description

About Americare
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For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior generations in America’s heartland. We pride ourselves on being resident focused, encouraging employees to make smart, responsible decisions that are in the best interest of individual residents.
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Why belong with our Americare team?:

Every employee company-wide is a valued part of the organization, dedicated to their commitment and passion of creating a person-centered home environment for each resident - truly making a difference in the lives they touch.

Each individual facility is a vibrant part of the communities they serve. While our resident benefits from industry leading care, our employees are offered competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit packages, flexible scheduling, free meals and a place they can belong.
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Health Plans:

We offer comprehensive and competitive medical and dental benefits. Our medical plans offer preventive care services, covered prescription drug benefits, and a large network of doctors and hospitals to help you and your family improve or maintain your health.
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Well Being:

Our culture supports team members wherever they are on their health and well-being journey. We offer tools and resources such as Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relief Fund.
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Paid Time Off:

The flexibility of Paid Time Off (PTO) lets you set your own priorities. Use PTO for any number of your life events.
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Tuition Reimbursement:

We encourage you to continue your professional development. Americare will reimburse you for eligible tuition for approved courses.
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Opportunity
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Our Lifestyle Coordinator plans, organizes, facilitates and directs recreational activity programs for residents in the nursing facility. Prepare for events by obtaining and organizing necessary materials for activities. Directs and organizes such activities as sports, dramatics, games and arts and crafts to assist residents to develop interpersonal relationships, to socialize effectively, and to develop confidence needed to participate in group activities. Regulates content of program in accordance with individualized patient capabilities, needs and interests. Organizes and coordinates special outings and may accompany residents on outings. Plan and document a monthly activity calendar. Participate in assessing and documenting progress charts and periodic reports for medical staff and other members of the treatment team reflecting resident reaction and evidence of progress or regression. Network with community organizations, businesses, schools and individuals to form a solid volunteer program. Participate in planning and implementing internal and external community events.

Qualifications:

Education::

* Minimal high school graduate and minimum age of 18 years of age
Licenses/Certifications::

* will certify as med aid and CPR/FA.
Responsibilities:

* Leads recreational activities, intellectual and educational activities, arts/crafts, community outings, etc.
* Coordinates or implements a volunteer program.
* Effectively communicates with supervisor, peers, residents and resident family members and customers.
* Demonstrates excellent organizational, planning, and time management skills.
* Leads large groups
* Maintains resident confidentiality and privacy at all times.
* Demonstrates professional behavior and performance, as an Americare employee.
* Assists with resident transportation.

Americare Senior Living is a drug-free workplace