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Activity Assistant

Company: ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionProMedica Senior Care, formerly HCR ManorCare, provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy.The Activity Assistant supports the efforts of the Activity Director in the assessing, selecting, organizing, and implementing of recreational services to address the individualized needs and interests of the overall resident/patient population within the center.In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.Location479 - ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation - Rossmoor - Walnut Creek, CAEducational RequirementsHigh School Diploma with course work in recreation is desirable. Completion of a state approved activity training course is preferred but not required.Position RequirementsPrevious experience in leading recreational activities, arts/crafts, intellectual/educational activities, community outings, etc., desired.Job Specific Details:Sampling of Activity Assistant Responsibilities -- Assists in the development and delivery of activity programs to promote the patients? opportunities for engaging in normal life enhancement pursuits and to increase and/or maintain functioning levels.- Maintains precautions/limitations list on each patient.- Encourages patient participation in group and individual activities including arts/crafts, community outings, religious activities, intellectual/educational activities, community/center service activities, recreational activities, etc.- Assists in completing activity documentation, when needed, if trained and in conjunction with regulatory requirements and company policies.- Copies forms for activities, as needed.- Assists in the completion of a monthly calendar of available activity programs and posts it in the center.- Performs any miscellaneous work assignments as may be required.Experience- Previous experience in leading recreational activities, arts/crafts, intellectual/educational activities, community outings in a skilled nursing facility or similar environment with older adults/elderly required.Working Conditions-Both inside and outside with some exposure to disagreeable conditions including odor and infection.Principal Contacts-Works closely with patients, family members, volunteers, center staff.Schedule and Benefits-Full-time Monday to Friday. 9:00am to 5:00pm approximately but a weekend shift may be necessary as our facility needs change. Rate is $18/hour. Comes with competitive benefits such as medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), health savings account, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance, employee assistance progam (EAP) and employee discounts at hundreds of vendors.

Keywords: ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, Walnut Creek , Activity Assistant, Other , Walnut Creek, California

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