Altoona Center for Nursing Care
Active, engaged ACTIVITY ASSISTANT sought for innovative senior care center
Senior care seeks hands-on ACTIVITY ASSISTANT to join its growing team
Entry level ACTIVITY ASSISTANT needed for exciting, hands-on healthcare work
Altoona Center for Nursing Care — conveniently located in Downtown Altoona — is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center. The first floor houses a Rehabilitation Unit, complete with physical, occupational, and speech-language therapies.
The Center for Nursing Care has about 140 attending physicians, who are credentialed following guidelines for long-term care. Another 20 consulting physicians are available. We employ two case managers, a director of nursing, and an assistant director of nursing.
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. Candidate must be able to provide driver's license or personal identification card at time of interview and must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen.