The Southeastern Veterans Center is seeking a compassionate individual who is outgoing & motivated to enhance the lives of the men and women who served for our great country.
If you are an ambitious, confident individual committed to providing amazing resident care and resident interaction, this job is for you!
Watch this video to see how you can make a difference caring for Pennsylvania's veterans working for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Come join the DMVA team, apply today!In this position you will conduct planned sessions of resident activities under the direction of Therapeutic Recreational Services staff that will lead residents of the Southeastern Veterans Center to their highest level of physical, cognitive, and social abilities.
Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.
9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. & 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Every other weekend & Rotating Holidays as scheduled
Rotating Schedule including some evenings
40 hours/week; 8 hours/day
Lunch Period: 30 minutes
This position's hours can be flexed based on operational needs
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam folders, for these notices.
If you are selected for hire and you are not a current Commonwealth employee, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of your employment. You are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after your second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines) or two weeks after receiving a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). If you are not fully vaccinated prior to the start of your employment, or you have not received an accommodation exempting you from the Commonwealth's vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, your job offer will be rescinded.
If you are selected for hire and you are a current Commonwealth employee, this position requires you to be either fully vaccinated prior to starting in this position ORundergo weekly testing for COVID-19. Unless you have received an accommodation exempting you from the Commonwealth's vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, if you are not fully vaccinated prior to starting in this position and you refuse to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing, your job offer will be rescinded.
One year of experience as a Therapeutic Activity Aide in a Commonwealth facility; Or
Two years of paid experience in the field of physical, recreation, or occupational therapy; Or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training.
This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act:
Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment may require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.
The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
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