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Golden Living Centers 3175 Lancer St -  Portage, Indiana 46368
12/26/2017 4:53:33 PM
JOB ID: ACT-17-00033 Specialty: Activities and Wellness

   

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JOB ADVERTISEMENT

At Golden LivingCenters, we care for every patient and resident as the unique and special individual he or she is. That's why the Director of Activities role is so important. At Golden LivingCenters we count on you bring our philosophy to life each and every day. As our Director of Activities, you will develop and implement social and recreational programs designed to meet the needs and interests of each individual in our care. We strive to provide an environment that fosters creative thinking, problem solving and empowerment. An environment where your work as a Director of Activities will help create a respectful and empowering experience for our patients. Golden LivingCenters will be a brighter place because of you.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Responsible to ensure the development, organization and coordination of living center and community resources to provide comprehensive Activity Services and programs that meet the needs and interests of each resident.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Interview and assess all residents prior to the initial Care Plan Conference; document this information in the medical record, develop an individual recreation plan based on the assessment and participate in Interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings
  • Update assessments and plans as needed and required by state or federal regulations
  • Develop monthly recreation program calendars that reflect and meet the needs of facility residents
  • Communicate facility programs to residents, staff, family and volunteers
  • Manage facility Volunteer Program
  • Maintain departmental documentation that reflects services provided and resident progress towards goals
  • In coordination with social services facilitate the residents in the organization and continued development of a Resident's Council
  • Make job assignments and set priorities
  • Serve as member of QAA committee

CODE OF CONDUCT

Must adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities




QUALIFICATIONS

  • As required by state, currently licensed or registered in state of practice as Activities Director, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist (OT) or Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA),
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in social or recreational program within the last five (5) years
  • Minimum one (1) year full-time experience in health care activities program
  • Certification as Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, preferred
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
  • Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

Mobility, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 pounds), fine hand coordination, ability to read and write, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure



COMPANY PROFILE

Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice are committed to enhancing the lives of the patients we care for. Here, you'll find some of the best professionals in healthcare working together to provide the highest level of care to every patient and resident we serve. And, we're able to offer career opportunities that fit almost anyone's background or level of experience. From where you work to how you work to everything in between, we're confident that at Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice, you'll find exactly what you're looking for in your career.



Position: Full-Time
Shift: Days

Portage, IN
Portage, Indiana


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