Examples of Duties Performed:
Responsible for planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of an Activity Department in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and center guidelines.
Provides ongoing social activity programs designed to meet the physical, mental, and psychosocial needs of patients in accordance with patient assessment plans.
Participates in patient social activities such as parties, games, and special events; conducts patient assessments and documents activity attendance records.
Coordinates center-sponsored outings.
Instructs and coordinates participation of volunteers with patients.
To be considered for this opportunity applicants must have:
HS Diploma or equivalent; Qualified licensed or certified Recreation Specialist or an Activities Professional who is licensed by the State of Georgia; or is eligible for certification as a Recreation Specialist or as an Activities professional; or as a minimum, two years' experience in a social or recreation program within the last five years, one year of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting; or be a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; or have completed a training course approved by this state.
Embrace the standards, values, and beliefs of the organization.
Possess ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Be capable of maintaining effective working relationships with residents, family members, staff and fellow department heads.
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