Maine Health Brunswick , ME 04011
Posted 2 months ago
66 Baribeau Drive
Professional - Nonclinical
This is a per diem - as needed position.
The Activity Aide for the Mid-Coast Senior Health Center supports the Manager of Social Events & Volunteers as well as Social Events Coordinators in providing meaningful, purposeful and fun activities for residents. Recognizing that every interaction with a resident is an activity, the Activity Aide helps to plan and deliver a daily calendar of activities that incorporates individual interests and addresses the physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each resident. The Activity Aide will spend 70% of his/her time interacting with residents and 30% working on documentation, planning and organizing.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
License/Certifications: Valid driver's license and willingness to drive facility bus
Experience: Previous experience working in a clinical setting with the elderly, CRMA, or CNA. Must have experience working with people with dementia in a residential setting.
Demonstrated understanding of stages of dementia
Must enjoy working with older adults
Flexibility, creativity, patience