Plan, teach and coordinate a program of recreational, educational and creative arts activities for residents of the facility, performed in cooperation with residents, staff and community resources. Share responsibility for scheduling transportation runs and driving residents on these scheduled runs. Assists the Director with care planning and departmental documentation. 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.
Associates Degree required.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Experience in a Healthcare Facility preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
NCCAP certification or CTRS certification. If not certified upon hire, NCCAP certification must be obtained within two years of hire date.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to work with older adults, especially those with disabilities. Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.
Works in a normal office environment with frequent exposure to sick or uncooperative residents.
Potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.
Sitting - Rarely
Standing/Walking - Continuously
Kneeling/Stooping - Rarely
Bending/Climbing – Occasionally
Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Rarely
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Occasionally
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Occasionally
Typing/Filing - Occasionally
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.