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Activity Aide - Mount Pleasant, PA

Activity Aide - Mount Pleasant, PA

Job ID 
2017-4133
Company 
Harmon House Care Center
Location 
US-PA-Mt. Pleasant
Posted Date 
12/12/2017
Category 
Activities
Type 
Regular Part-Time
Education Level 
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience Needed 
Less than 1 year
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Active, engaged ACTIVITY ASSISTANT sought for innovative senior care center

Part Time- Rotating Shifts (9:30am-3pm and 3pm-8pm)

 

Harmon House is a 109-bed Skilled Nursing Center that offers Specialty Care, Rehabilitation, and Nursing Care on a long or short-term basis.Through its comprehensive onsite services, Harmon House has come to revolutionize senior care in Westmoreland County, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

 

As our center continues to grow and evolve, its commitment to providing non-medical services—specifically, fun, engaging activities—becomes increasingly important. The Activity Assistant will be vital to this planning, development and implementation, working with the Activity Director to oversee all in-center and external activities for our center.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing a monthly calendar of daily activities, and distributing information along with weekly menus to all residents
  • Organizing and implementing activities for residents and families
  • Assisting with outings, including transportation and logistics
  • Maintaining daily activity attendance and preparing ongoing reports to show participation
  • Communicating with nursing staff and other care providers to help residents best participate in upcoming activities
  • Securing substitute events or activities in the event of cancellations or inclement weather
  • Managing activities volunteers, in conjunction with the Activity Director
  • Monitoring equipment and supply inventories, and updating orders/requests

Qualifications

This is a high energy, hands-on job and requires outstanding interpersonal, communication and management skills, plus a genuine desire to improve residents’ well-being. Because of the nature of the community, extreme patience, empathy and compassion are essential, as is at least one year of experience working with a geriatric population. A high school diploma is required.

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