ELMHURST REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER - DANVERS, MA
ACTIVITIES/RECREATION ASSISTANT (Part-time; 30 hours & Weekends)
Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity in the healthcare industry? Elmhurst Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is seeking a high-energy, enthusiastic professional to fill our open Activity Aide positions! As an Activity Aide, you will represent Marquis’ outstanding level of customer service, assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of recreational, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual programs, in accordance with the resident’s assessment and care plan, and as may be directed by your supervisors.
Prior recreation/activities experience in a nursing home is highly desired, however not required.Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating the Recreation programs of this Center.Assist in developing a written plan of care (preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident’s Recreation program that identifies the problems/needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished for each problem/need identified.Encourage the resident/family to participate in the development and review of his/her plan of care.Follow the care plan in providing daily activities for the resident.Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, and degree of involvement so that Center activities and resident progress are evaluated, by noting, reporting, and charting resident behavior.Participate in community planning related to the interests of the Center and the services and needs of the resident and family.Participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of Recreation care plans and resident assessments.Interview residents or family members to obtain Recreation information.Involve the resident/family in planning Recreation programs when possible.Involve the resident/family in planning objectives and goals for the resident.