Good Shepherd Lutheran Community is seeking qualified individuals to join our experienced team. The ideal candidate will be energetic and passionate about delivering high quality care to the residents that we serve.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Community offers competitive wages, health insurance, 401K, paid vacation, sick leave, and tuition assistance. Qualified individuals may apply on our website at goodshepherdblair.org or stop by the facility to fill out an application.
The mission of Good Shepherd Lutheran Community is to serve the social, physical, and spiritual needs of Gods people in a manner of love, dignity, and respect reflective of Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd.
Under the direction of the Administrator or designee the incumbent is responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, supervision and on-going evaluation of the therapeutic activities program for skilled nursing and long-term care residents. This includes the completion and/or directing/delegating the completion of the activities component of the comprehensive assessment and contribution to the individualized comprehensive care plan goals and approaches.
Directing the activity program includes scheduling of activities, both individual and groups. monitoring resident response and determining if the activities meet the assessed needs of the resident.
1.Has a passion for providing life enrichment activities for the elderly.
2.Is certified or eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist or as an activities professional or has completed an activity director training course recognized by the state of Nebraska.
3.Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the English language.
4.2 years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, one of which was full-time in a therapeutic activities program in a long-term care setting
Overview of Physical Demands:
Work is typically indoors in a healthcare environment. Noise level is usually moderate, but may on occasion be loud
Must be able to lift, push and pull a minimum of 50 pounds. Physical abilities include extended periods of walking/standing and the ability to kneel, crouch and bend.
Must be able to deal with multiple interruptions. Work may be stressful when faced with multiple demands.
Must be able to talk and hear within normal ranges. Visual abilities must be correctable to normal ranges. Manual dexterity needed to operate equipment.
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