Life Enrichment Associate

Friendship Village of Schaumburg - Schaumburg, IL

Full-time | Part-time
Full-time position available. 4 days a week, 9-5 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and every other Saturday. Part-time positions available on Wednesday and Thursday 4 - 8 pm, Saturday 6 - 8 pm and Sunday 10 am - 5 pm.

As a Life Enrichment Associate, you will make a difference in the lives of our residents by facilitating activities and programming at our facility.

Summary of Job Duties:
Lead, create, prepare, facilitate, and execute activity programs and one-on-one visits/pop casual visits as scheduled or needed.
Train new activity associates.
Provide assistance to residents on escorted trips; provide assistance with special events and all holiday programs.
Maintain documentation in the EMR system in accordance with facility policy/protocol, including but not limited to: assessments, progress notes, care plans, attendance and description of visits.
Communicate with the supervisor, residents, and other associates on all activity-related concerns and needs.
Collaborate with associates, families, residents and volunteers to foster an environment that is resident-centered and successful. Teach volunteers their roles by sharing knowledge and providing instruction on their responsibilities in the activity process.
Function as an effective Briarwood team member by collaborating with other departments. Partner with CNAs to promote resident participation and interaction.
Contribute to department success by completing assigned tasks and duties timely, providing program suggestions, and assisting with the monthly calendar creation for each neighborhood.
Track and maintain individual compliance with yearly education requirements per Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) regulations. Maintain educational compliance through Relias training.
Perform other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate, or as may be directed.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer