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  • Activity Aide - LTC

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/25/2018 10:45 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-4816
    Company
    Harmon House Care Center
    Location
    US-PA-Mt. Pleasant
    Category
    Activities
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Education Level
    High School Diploma or Equivalent
    Experience Needed
    Less than 1 year
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    Active, Engaged ACTIVITY ASSISTANT Sought for Innovative Senior Care Center


     


    Part Time  - Mount Pleasant, Pa


     


    Harmon House Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, Harmon House has come to revolutionize senior care, 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.  Candidate must be able to provide driver's license or personal identification card at time of interview.

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