Marquis Health Services

  • Activities / Recreation Director

    Job Locations US-NJ-Oakland
    ID
    2018-2619
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Recreation
    Location
    Oakland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
  • Overview

    The Oakland Rehablitation and Healthcare Center is seeking an energetic, compssionate and experienced Activities/Recreational Director to join our team to provide rehabilitation programs for our post-acute short-term and long-term patients and residents.

    Qualifications

    • Must be a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who is licensed by this state and is eligible for certification as a recreation specialist or as an activities professional; or
    • Must have, as a minimum, two (2) years experience in a social or recreation program within the last five (5) years, one (1) of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting; or
    • Must be a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; or
    • Must have completed a training course approved by this state.
    • 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.
    • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee and execute the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating the Recreation programs of this Center.
    • Develop preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the activity needs of each resident.
    • Develop a written plan of care (preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident 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 the resident’s plan of care.
    • Assist in the scheduling of activity care plans and assessments to be presented and discussed at each committee meeting.
    • Review nurses’ notes to determine if the activity care plan is being followed. Report problem areas to the DONS.
    • Review and revise care plans and assessments as necessary, but at least quarterly.
    • Develop and maintain a good rapport with all services involved with the care plan to ensure that a team effort is achieved in developing a comprehensive plan of care.
    • Assist in preparing and planning the Activities/Recreation Department’s budget for food, equipment, supplies, and labor and submit to the Administrator for review, recommendations, and approval.
    • Maintain current written records of department expenditures and assure that adequate financial records and cost reports are submitted to the Administrator upon request or as necessary.
    • Manage personnel functions for the Activities department, including hiring, delegation of work, coaching, performance, counseling/discipline, etc.

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Need help finding the right job?

    We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.