Certified Activity Director

Beaumont Health Care Center - Beaumont, TX3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $36,000 - $48,000 a year
Skills

Beaumont Health Care Center is looking for an outgoing Activity Director for its Skilled Nursing Facility. The Activity Director plans, coordinates and directs the residents in activity program, arranges for use of community facilities, recruits, orientates and supervises the volunteer program of the home. Qualifications: Is qualified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or an activities professional who is: Licensed or registered if applicable by the state in which practicing, Eligible for certification as a Therapeutic Recreation specialist, therapeutic Recreation Assistant or an activities professional by a recognized accrediting body such as the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification, Has 2 years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, 1 year of which was full time in a resident activities program in a health care setting, or Completed an Activity Director training course, DHS, and TDH accept only training courses approved by the Recreation Society. Must meet background check requirements outlined in the Bars to Employment Guidelines from the state of Texas at time of hire and annually thereafter. Must be able to pass drug screen. * Participates in and completes all required in-service trainings.Must complete 8 hours of approved continuing education or equivalent continuing education units each year. Essential Job Functions: Organize a program of both individual and group activities based on the needs of the residents.The Activity program shall consist of A balance of recreational activities including physical, social, religious, arts and crafts, diversified and intellectual is preferred Supervises beauty parlor and barber activities. Responsible for identifying and documenting activity interest, needs and problems of the resident in the activity component of the resident assessment. Subsequent progress notes and care planning updates will be documented as the resident’s condition changes but no less than quarterly.Completes an assessment of each resident’s activities within 14 days of admission. This is the activity component of the MDS used for the comprehensive assessment of each resident. Develops the activity component of the Comprehensive Care Plan from the completed activity assessment within 7 days of completing the assessment. The plan must be developed within the level approved by the resident’s attending physician and must encourage the resident to return to normal activities and self-care, Attend all health care conferences and updates the activities component of the Comprehensive Care Plan in combination with the resident assessment but no less than once each quarter.Re-assesses each resident every 12 months on the activity components of the resident assessment. Participates is community planning related to the interest of the facility and arranges for use of community facilities,Recruits, orientates and supervises the volunteer program for the facility.Trains and encourages all staff to support the activity program., Takes residents to and from activities, assists on and off the vans, buses or other transportation and assist to walk, pivot as needed. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)