Recreation Assistant

Avalon Health Care Group Payson , UT 84651

Posted 2 weeks ago


Mervyn Sharp Bennion Central Utah Veterans Home. is seeking a motivated and creative Recreation Assistant to join our amazing team!

The Recreation Assistant works under general supervision responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating the recreation program under the general direction of the Recreation Director. The recreation program will assure that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interest, physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident.

At Mervyn Sharp we currently have 108 residents, 9 different units including Memory Care and Rehab. Each resident has their own private bedroom and bathroom. Each of our residents have served in at least 1 war anywhere from WWII - Operation Enduring Freedom.

Some of our amazing benefits including:

Tuition Reimbursement

Medical, dental, Vision, and 401K

Career advancement courses

Apply today for a fulfilling and worthwhile career with Avalon!


  • Schedule and coordinate leisure activity programs to meet the needs of all in house residents.

  • Develop and plan activity programs to allow participation by residents within their capabilities.

  • Work with the interdisciplinary team to schedule activities and meet survey requirements.

  • Complete a Comprehensive evaluation on each resident.

  • Document the individual activity assessment and activity plan using the appropriate process and forms. Maintains appropriate documentation.

  • Establish an active Volunteer Program

  • Develop a plan to effectively use community resources and serve as the facility's liaison to these resources.

  • Identify changes in behavior in residents and communicate these changes

  • Record development to reflect appropriate participation in programs.

  • Evaluate residents to assist in the development of the individual activity program


  • CTRS, TRT, or willing to obtain TRT within six months of hire is required

  • Must be a licensed TRS, TRT required

  • CPR Certification, required

  • Must have ability to work independently and be self-motivated, organize and prioritize work and assignments, meet deadlines, write reports, and communicate clearly.

  • Be creative, reliable, and flexible.

  • Work well with people of all ages, think clearly, and make appropriate decisions.

  • Must have a Valid Driver's License

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