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Activity Director - Greensburg Care Center

Activity Director - Greensburg Care Center

Job ID 
2018-4757
Company 
Greensburg Care Center
Location 
US-PA-Greensburg
Posted Date 
7/13/2018
Category 
Activities
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on experience.

More information about this job

Overview

FT Activities Director 

 

Monday - Friday Daylight - occasional evenings/weekends 

 

Greensburg Care Center sits on nearly ten acres and features walking areas and two outdoor courtyards. This modern facility has a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center, which includes a separate 14-bed Center for the Memory Impaired.

 

Responsibilities

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  •      Organizing, developing and directing operations for the activities unit
  •      Assuring an ongoing schedule of well-attended activities, in the center and in the community
  •      Ensuring the utmost safety and comfort of residents participating and activities, working in tandem with medical staff, as needed
  •      Assisting with activities as well as transportation and participant support, as needed
  •      Maintaining the departmental budget, including food, vendor allocations, purchasing, travel costs and general expenses
  •      Recruiting, hiring and training activities staff and volunteers, and conducting ongoing reviews/appraisals to ensure peak performance
  •      Serving on various committees within the center, and speaking on behalf of the activities unit
  •      Working with staff on a regular basis to evaluate existing activities and determine appropriate programming based on current resident needs and requests

Qualifications

All candidates should be therapeutic recreation specialists or activities professionals, with appropriate licensing/credentialing and training and at least four years of experience across relevant social/recreation and healthcare environments. A strong working knowledge of basic computer use and software/programs is essential and, because of the nature of this community, a dedication to senior service, patience and compassion are essential.

 

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