CentraState Healthcare System

Activities Assistant - Rates Starting at $15/hr

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/11/2021 9:11 AM)
ID
2021-11696
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Location
The Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center
Shift
Evening
Work Schedule
12P-8P

Overview

Provides assistance and support to the Activities Department in running daily activities for the residents. Helps plan and implement a diverse calendar of activity events. If an employee holds a Valid N.J. Driver’s License or a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), he/she may be required to assist in driving facility bus or facility car.

Responsibilities

  • Provides considerate respectful care focused upon the residents' individual needs.
  • Affirms the resident's right to make decisions regarding his/her medical care, including the decision to discontinue treatment, to the extent permitted by law.
  • Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the needs of the age of the residents cared for.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the range of care needed based on the age of the residents cared for.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of growth, development and/or adult health throughout the life span as appropriate to the job performed.
  • Successfully completes life-span education as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the care of facility pets.
  • Assures accuracy of daily Reality Orientation calendars/monthly calendars in a timely manner.
  • Follows monthly calendars in providing scheduled programs.
  • Sets up/cleans up activity rooms / supply closets to promote safety and optimal activity participation.
  • Decorates designated areas to promote awareness of seasons, holiday, and special events.
  • Shares responsibility for attending IDCP meetings and required documentation and communicates ideas and observations at departmental staff meetings.
  • Maintains attendance records for activity functions when applicable.
  • Provides instructions to volunteers who are assigned to them as well as assists in recruiting departmental volunteers.

Qualifications

Education:

High School Diploma Or Equivalent Required

Associate's Preferred

Additional Educational Requirements

High school diploma or GED with strong interest and/or ability in art, music, or helping the elderly required. Prefer Associates degree or possess college credits in a related field.

 

Work Experience:

Experience in a Healthcare Facility Preferred

 

Licenses and Certifications:

None for entry level. Must obtain AAC certification according to NCCAP standards within 3 years of hire date if a fulltime employee and within 5 years if a part-time employee (at least 18.75 hours).

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Ability to lead large and small group programs as well as one to one interventions. Must be willing to expand knowledge and interpret the needs of the aging and life span education by attending continuing education in-services. Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

About Us

CentraState Healthcare System aims to enhance the health and well-being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. We are confident that you will find success within CentraState Healthcare System, which is Magnet Recognized and was designation a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work®. When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing in high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in healthcare, and making a difference in our community.

 

We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility

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