Activity Aide

Quince Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, LLC Memphis , TN 38119

Posted 1 week ago

General Description

Under the direction of the Activity Director, the Activity Aide assists in carrying out a

planned activity program for residents. This position requires knowledge of age specific

developmental factors specific to adult and geriatric residents. The Activity Aide will

assist in activities for geriatric residents with therapeutic, neurological, and medical

needs. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and /or


Essential Duties
1.Adjusts to changes in unit/shift assignments to meet resident and family needs as

it relates to the activity program.
2.Notifies the Activity Director of supplies needed for the operation of the activities

3.Notifies the Activity Director of needed equipment repairs.
4.Assists in the supervision of volunteers during activity programs and parties.
5.Verifies that activity programs are completed timely per the Activity Schedule.
6.Responsible to invite residents to activity programs as appropriate and as

determined in the Care Plan.
7.Maintains attendance records for resident activities on a daily basis.
8.Assists Activity Director with the seasonal dcor of the Facility.
9.Assists in transporting residents to and from activities.
10. Maintains and delivers department timesheets to the Activity Director.
11. Maintains an up-to-date list of residents' birth dates.
12. Performs light housekeeping tasks, such as clean-up following parties and

13. Maintains a clean office and desk.
14. Interacts with residents, family members, co-workers, clinical and ancillary staff

in a non-judgmental, supportive, and calm manner.
15. Addresses family satisfaction issues timely and assists in resolving the matter in a

professional manner.
16. Promptly reports issues or problems to Activity Director.
17. Participates as assigned in the orientation of new staff and demonstrates a

positive, helpful, and enthusiastic attitude.
18. Performs varied clerical and department maintenance functions.

Standard Requirements
1.Supports the Mission, Values and Vision of the Facility.
2.Is knowledgeable of resident rights and supports an atmosphere which allows for

the privacy, dignity and well-being of residents in a safe, secure environment.
3.Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for:

OSHA and safety, including universal precautions and safe work practices,

established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/or

correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs.
4.Adheres to:

a. Confidentiality of all data, including resident, employee and operations


b. HIPAA regulations

c. Quality Assurance requirements and compliance with regulatory


d. Compliance with current law and policy to provide a work environment

free from sexual harassment and illegal and discriminatory behavior.

e. Code of Conduct and Compliance Programs when performing work

5.Supports and participates in common teamwork:

a. Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plans and completes

job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate


b. Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional


c. Follows up as appropriate with supervisor, co-workers or residents

regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.

d. Promotes positive public relations with residents, family members and


e. Completes requirements for in-service training, acceptable attendance,

uniform and dress codes including personal hygiene, and other work

duties as assigned.

f. Participates as assigned in the orientation of new staff and demonstrates a

positive, helpful, and enthusiastic attitude.
6.Immediately reports incidents of alleged resident abuse or neglect or alleged

violations of residents' rights to Supervisor or Executive Director.
7.Maintains current practice standards or changes by participating in educational

opportunities provided by the Facility and outside resources.

Other Duties

Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but

which may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual circumstances. Performs

other work duties as assigned.


Education/Training: Must possess a high school diploma and a valid driver's license.

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Activity Aide

Quince Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, LLC