Activity Assistant

  • Cedargate Healthcare
  • 2350 Kanell Blvd.
  • Jan 02, 2019
Professional

Job Description

Requires a valid MO chauffeurs and a good driving record. Position is primarily transportation of resident's to and from doctors appointments as well as scheduling appointments. Will assist with activities as needed.

ACTIVITY ASSISTANT:

This position is responsible for assisting the Activities Director with the coordination and provision of the activities program in a manner that supports each resident’s individualized needs, preferences and strengths.

QUALIFICATIONS::

* High school graduate.
* One years’ experience preferred, and preferably in a long term care setting.
* Proficiency in standard English.
* Able to perform assigned duties with minimal oversight.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES::

* Provides group and individual activities for the benefit of the resident in accordance with identified needs and preferences.
* Provides one-on-one and group activities within and outside of facility.
* Assists with drafting and posting of monthly calendar of activity events.
* Assists with volunteers, families and community agencies.
* Assists with development and revision of the activity plan of care for each resident as directed by Activity Director.
* Documents activity participation and response to activities plan of care in medical record.
* Assists the Activity Director with the coordination of the Activities Department services and other departments to maintain quality care for residents.
* Maintains privacy of records, conditions and other information relating to resident, employees and facility.
* Follow established safety and infection control procedures.
* Participates in all required inservice training.
* Maintains safe working conditions and follows dress code.
* Reports to supervisor all complaints and grievances made by residents, families and visiting individuals.
* Adheres to and promotes Code of Conduct.
* All other duties as assigned.