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Activities Assistant

Denver, Colorado
Job Type
31 Aug 2022
Position Details:

Shift: Tuesday - Saturday; Day, Evening
Status: Full-Time

Entry Level position
Various shifts to include 3 days and 2 evenings
C.N.A. License a plus

Wage scale: $16.00 - $18.00/ hour

Position Summary:

The Activities Assistant assists the Director of Activities in planning, organizing, developing, and directing quality activities for patients, ensuring that the recreational, physical, intellectual, spiritual, and social needs of each patient is met in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

High school graduate or equivalent

Prior experience with geriatrics preferred

Specific Job Requirements:

Valid driver s license in current State with satisfactory driving record per Life Care standards

Demonstrated proficiency in arts/crafts/music is preferred

Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility

Ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation

Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions:

Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating quality activity programs (includes entertainment, exercise, relaxation, and education)

Appropriately and descriptively chart patient progress and behavior

Escort patients to and from activities

Make regular in room visits to patients uninterested or unable to participate in group activities

Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

Assist in the evacuation of patients

Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

Read, write, speak, and understand the English language

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  • Job Reference: 698908460-2
  • Date Posted: 31 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Briarwood Health Care Center
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent