Project Description

Activity Coordinator

The Activity Coordinator develops and administers a comprehensive activity program to meet the needs of residents residing in the Health Center, Gardens, Assisted Living, and Assisted Living Memory Care levels of care. Responsible for administering a well-rounded program schedule in the areas of fitness, learning, creativity, spiritual and social.

Supervisory Responsibility: Train, supervise, and provide feedback on tasks performed by Activities Assistant and volunteers.

Responsibilities
  • Design and develop recreation and leisure program based on individual needs and resident interest. Motivate residents to interact, learn and participate in community activities.

  • Coordinate and provide recreation activities: current events, discussion groups, re-motivation therapy, exercise, sensory stimulation, cultural activities, religious services, special entertainment, art and cooking groups, trips, special events, and one-on-one visits as indicated.

  • Contributes to a positive, healthy and safe work environment.

  • Assesses and documents residents’ abilities and needs, and records resident participation. Prepares monthly quality of care/service reports.

  • Suggests a program of recreation activities to relatives for use with discharged residents; refers relatives to recreation resources and services available in the community.

  • Attend monthly Care Associate and In-Service meetings.

  • Coordinate Resident Council and assist with Family Council meetings.

Details

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum Associate’s degree with emphasis in therapeutic recreation or related field.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in geriatrics, and/or disabled populations.
  • Must be trustworthy, responsible and dependable.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with residents, staff and guests with tact and professionalism.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in therapeutic recreation or related field.
  • Certification for activity coordinators through an approved institution.
Benefits

Full Time offerings includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, Medical and Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b), Holiday Pay, Vacation Time, Sick Time, Personal Time, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Mount Mercy University Corporate Educational Partnership.

Work Schedule

Full Time | 1st shift

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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