Activities Assistant

Creekview Health Center Pleasanton , CA 94588

Posted 1 week ago

The Activities Assistant is responsible for assisting with the overall planning and implementation of a varied activity program designed to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the Health Center residents.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES:

  • Assists with organizing and coordinating all activities for the residents to ensure all activity needs of the residents are met. Maintains current and accurate documentation for residents daily activity participation and follows the individualized plan of care for each resident.

  • Demonstrates ability to provide quality resident care consistently and meets residents' activity needs. Adheres to policies and procedures in accordance with State and Federal guidelines and the facilitys standard of practice for resident care and activities departmental duties and responsibilities. Assists with the implementing of Quality Assurance programs and ensures the programs are ongoing and provide accurate information for quality improvement.

  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with residents, family members, State and Federal surveyors, and other professionals. Ensure the personal rights of each resident to fair and equitable treatment, self determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights are well established and maintained at all times.

  • The Activities Assistant attends all in-service training and works to achieve personal and professional growth through continuing education.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Degree required.

  • The 40 hour Basic Course for activities professionals is preferred. (National Certification Council for Activity Professionals - NCCAP)

  • At least one year experience in a social or recreation program or a healthcare setting working with the elderly.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting for approximately 60% of work day. Must be able to push residents weighing generally up to 200+/- lbs. in gerichairs and/or wheelchairs. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs occasionally. When lifting over 35 lbs you are required to ask for assistance. Occasionally push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment generally weighing up to 200 lbs. May be exposed to communicable diseases including HIV and Hepatitis B viruses; industrial and household chemicals; offensive odors; and combative behavior.


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Activities Assistant

Creekview Health Center