Activity Aide - Part-Time

Cadia Healthcare - Renaissance - Millsboro, DE3.5

30+ days ago
Cadia Rehabilitation-Renaissance, located in Millsboro Delaware, Sussex County, MINUTES from area LEWES AND REHOBOTH BEACH DE. Rated 2015 2016 TOP NURSING CENTER BY CMS

Full time Employees are eligible for

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation after 90 days

Generous 401K Benefit!

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Assist in planning, organizing and providing activity programs for all residents in accordance with each resident’s needs/progress.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in planning and promoting activities based on the needs/interests of the residents
Encourages social communication through group activities
Assists residents with participation in religious programs
Assist residents with leisure recreation
Visits bed-ridden residents and non-participants and provides appropriate activities
Documents resident attendance and participation level at activities; may assist with maintaining pertinent files and writing progress notes, if applicable (must meet qualifications to write in chart)
Attends appropriate in-service training programs
Assists in the maintenance, storage and use of the activity department supplies
Assists with the volunteer program
Assists with transporting of residents to and from activity programs
Assists with transporting of residents to and from meals
Assists in training/acclimating of new Activities staff members
Distributes mail daily (including reading to residents requiring assistance)
Maintains fish tank and/or bird cage (including feeding/cleaning daily)
Maintains activity rooms (including cleaning of tables, appliances, equipment, etc.)
Implements and successfully provides daily group activities per monthly activity calendar
Maintains resident rights, confidentiality at all times
Communicates needs/concerns to Activities Director when indicated
Provides Treat Trolley visits to all units 3 times per week
Attends/participates in staff/departmental meetings
Other duties as assigned by the Activities Director

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
High School Diploma or Equivalent

Experience:
Previous experience and/or training with geriatric population required

Industry:
Long Term Care Industry preferred

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to read, write, comprehend and speak the English language
Must be an effective communicator with excellent verbal/written skills
Must have well-developed organizational abilities
Must possess the ability to positively interact with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public
Must be willing to work at least one weekend per month
Must be willing to work at least one evening per month