Vivage Senior Living

Activities Associate - Allison

US-CO-Lakewood
Requisition ID
2017-1946
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Clinical

Overview

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Allison Care Center is a premier memory support community featuring a wide array of care options including secure memory support, skilled short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. Certified memory care staff provide residents with individualized service plans designed to meet their unique needs. With close working ties to the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Association, Allison Care Center offers an array of programming carefully designed to address challenges associated with memory impairment.

 

Our management company, VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is  dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

 

 

Responsibilities

Currently, [Community Name] is seeking a [Status] ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATE at their [# of beds] bed skilled nursing community located in [City], [State].  

 

The primary responsibility of the ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATE is to assist the Activities Director in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Activities Department. 

 

  • Assist in developing, maintaining, evaluating, and directing the activity programs.
  • Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the needs of the residents and their family.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments as necessary.
  • Assist in the scheduling of activity care plans and assessments.
  • Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, and degree of involvement.
  • Involve residents and family in planning facilities when necessary.
  • Assist in arranging transportation when necessary.
  • Provide daily activities for the resident.
  • Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc.
  • Assist with admissions, MDS and discharge documentation.
  • Serve on, participate in, and attend various committees of the facility as appointed.
  • Recommend to the Activity Director the equipment and supply needs of the activity department.
  • Assist in developing volunteer activity assignments.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a valid and unrestricted Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.

 

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