Plans and implements activities for residents in health care based on information from assessments.
Programming should address resident needs and interests and should build on individual abilities and strengths while taking into consideration individual challenge.
Responsible for creative and innovative ideas that keep residents living at their highest possible functioning using the 7 dimensions of wellness to balance program and event offerings.
Other tasks/responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: publicize (calendars, flyers, newsletter, Touchtown), supervises volunteers and gathers resident for programs; provide instruction, motivation and assistance with programs and projects; creatively market programs and events to motivate those residents who need extra encouragement to participate; attend care plan meetings, staff meetings, and other meetings as assigned; complete initial assessment of incoming residents within 72 hours; charting residents on a short stay unit as required; complete other paperwork as assigned; The minimum education, experience, and qualifications for this position are: Bachelors Degree in Human Services or related fields or equivalent experience working with older adults.
Previous experience with older adults and group work preferred.
Excellent writing skills and communication.
Self-directed, good time management.