Activity Director

Regency Retirement Community Of Birmingham Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary:

The Activity Director is responsible for the day-to-day delivery of programs, leading to engage in activities with the residents that results in resident family satisfaction. Coordinate and implement programs and services for residents with, cognitive impairment; to provide a therapeutic environment that maintains each resident's highest level of spiritual, physical, social, and psychological well-being.

Director Focus:

Always Strive to make every day the best day ever for our residents.

Establish and maintain a volunteer program. Actively seeks and trains volunteers from our local community.

Provide an innovative daily activity program that is engaging, promotes self-esteem and confidence to all residents.

Supports the resident's abilities by understanding that all aspects of care can be viewed as an activity

Encourages residents in making choices to enhance their skills and preserve the use of cognitive capacity.

Conducts therapeutic activities that reflects the residents background, participation needs, physical abilities, interests, cognitive capacity and attention span.

Encourages and motivates residents to attend and participate in activities.

Ensures activities will encompass the Creative Arts such as devotional, music, art and visual arts.

Provides a person-centered approach to dementia care.

Must able to walk, stand, bend and assist with transferring residents.

Ability to perform all position responsibilities with excellence.

Ability to recognize and communicate problems appropriately. Communicate with vendors to schedule activities.

Ability to relate to the associates, public, residents, family n1embers and other professionals effectively.

Ability to teach/train others effectively to serve our community's needs.

Ability to work flexible hours to meet requirements of the job.(occasionally)

Ability to maintain accurate records and provide inforn1ation as requested. Must be able to create articles and stories for the newsletter.

Must be able to work independently and be creative. Must come up with new activities to fit the seasons and cater to the population of residents we serve.

Must be able to pass the state mandated criminal background screening and random drug testing.

Must be people-oriented and enjoys interacting with senior adults individually and working in groups.

Must be experienced in working computer programs and software for creating newsletters, calendars and small production media.

Promote the use of all materials, programs and computerized equipment in the Pathways and Assisted Living units for residents as well as families and associates.

Must be able to change or diverse in a moment notice. Must be flexible every day.

Follow the residents and provide what they need. If necessary, change the schedule or delete the activity.

Must work with Assistant Activities Director in other areas needed.

Must be trustworthy, a leader, energetic, integrity and enthusiastic.

Must have a current or be willing to obtain a CDL within 90 days of employment


Preferred: Two years as an activity's coordinator, or healthcare field or teacher with special needs students, or similar related occupation

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Activity Director

Regency Retirement Community Of Birmingham