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  • Activity Coordinator - Altoona

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-4836
    Company
    Senior LIFE Altoona
    Location
    US-PA-Altoona
    Category
    Activities
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    High School Diploma or Equivalent
    Experience Needed
    1-3 years
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    Senior LIFE is an innovative home and community based Medicare and Medicaid funded program which provides all-inclusive healthcare services and support to seniors living in the community. Senior LIFE makes it possible for seniors to remain at home, enjoying the comfort and reassurance of familiar surroundings while receiving the care they need.  Senior LIFE staff live the mission of the program.  Our team is committed to partnering with our seniors to remain at home through promoting open communication and shared decision making while providing excellent care and services.

    Responsibilities

    The Activities Coordinator must also oversee a number of other key responsibilities, including: 

    • Administering all activities functions as they relate to group and individual Plans of Care for Senior LIFE
    • Supervising and training activities staff,
    • Managing all activities-based project assignments, including program execution on time and on budget
    • Developing and executing therapeutic programs, centering on social and recreational activities, always keeping focused on the unique needs of the center’s elderly population
    • Ensuring a safe, positive environment for all members as well as activities department staff
    • Ensuring activities staff alignment with the interdisciplinary care plan approach, while serving as a key voice on these larger teams
    • Providing individualized support and assistance for members requiring additional care during activities and programming
    • Ongoing inspection of and audits for activities, recreational spaces and equipment, ensuring compliance with all center, state and federal mandates

    Qualifications

     

    The Activities Coordinator will also be responsible for managing and overseeing a number of administrative functions for the department, including relevant documentation to medical records. Additionally, the Activities Coordinator will be expected to participate in ongoing professional development and training to ensure full compliance with industry-wide protocol as well as to keep Senior LIFE’s activities program highly competitive in the marketplace.

     

    Candidates should have a minimum of two years’ experience in a social or recreational role that specifically centers on the elderly community.Strong communication skills as well as an ability to thrive and inspire in a team-based setting are key to this role. An ability to organize, prioritize, and effectively implement new practices and procedures and a desire to effect positive change within an underserved community are also essential characters Senior LIFE looks for in this role. 

     

    Since some travel to member's homes is required, a valid driver’s license and reliable mode of transportation is also mandatory.

     

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