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Full Time / Per Diem
Activity assistant / Visitor Monitor positions available.
Weekend and Holiday rotation required.
Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating the activity programs of this facility.
Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, & degree of involvement so that activities and resident progress can be evaluated.
Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the services and needs of the resident and family.
Interview residents or family members to obtain activity information.
Involve the resident/family in planning objectives and goals for the resident.
Coordinate activities with other departments as necessary.
Assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining an ongoing quality assurance program for the activity department.
Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as necessary.
Arrange transportation for field trips when necessary.
Perform administrative requirements, i.e.: completing necessary forms, reports, etc., & submitting such to the Activity Director.
Assist in making appointments for the resident as requested.
Assist in scheduling movies, planning parties, and providing games/activities for residents.
Encourage residents to participate in hobbies and crafts. Provide materials as necessary.
Make routine visits to residents and perform assistance with crafts, projects, etc., as necessary.
Others as deemed necessary and appropriate, or as may be directed by the Activity Director.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, and be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility which include a medical and physical examination.
Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times, hostile people within the facility.
Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 10 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet.
Berkshire Healthcare Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.