Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society El Paso , TX 79910
Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.
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Location: 8150 - GSS White Acres
7304 Good Samaritan Ct
El Paso, Texas, 79912-1602
Employment Type: Part-Time
Hourly: 10.00 - 13.00
This position develops activity programming for residents and assures activities are led in a safe and effective manner by staff.
Assesses residents' needs and develops plans for programming that meets identified needs. Leads or assists with conducting programming.
Evaluates effectiveness of programming. Assures community involvement with center/campus and works with volunteers. Completes all documentation within established timelines.
Receives and shares information. Observes and reports residents' conditions to appropriate staff. Uses the EMR accurately.
Keeps activity area free of hazards. Keeps potentially harmful substances in locked storage and discards properly. Follows appropriate and adequate safety measures while on outings. Assures residents are supervised at all times while in planned groups/outings, etc.
Must be eligible for certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or as an Activities Professional by a recognized accrediting body or ability to satisfactorily complete an accredited training program approved by the state in which the center/campus is located; training in communication with visually and hearing impaired individuals as well as aphasic individuals is preferred. Prior work experience in long term care is preferred; other pertinent experience considered.
Must have a demonstrated knowledge of caring for people with special needs; ability and desire to be creative and ability to adapt programs and supplies to meet individual resident needs.