9 days old
2018-04-132018-05-13

Recreation Aide for Connections Program, PRN

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
  • Job Type
    Employee
This is a PRN position, scheduled on an 'as needed' basis 

Under the direction of the Connections Program Therapeutic Specialist, Recreation Aide for Connections Program, implements the therapeutic recreational needs of the residents to include physical, social, emotional, vocational, spiritual, and cognitive. 

The ideal candidate for this position has experience working with seniors in long term or health care settings and good computer skills. He or she must have the physical ability to set up/clean up for events and activities and help seniors get to/from activities, which may include helping them on/off a van or bus.

Requirements

  • Implements individual recreational program for each resident as part of their overall plan of care
  • Provides documentation for programs and services
  • Provides input to Connections Program TR Specialist regarding changes and modifications in the activity plan of care that will assist in overall program and services improvements
  • Documents participation or regression consistent with regulatory compliance
  • Escorts participants to and from the program
  • Leads activities for residents in Connections as designated by the TR Specialist
  • Provides direction to volunteers and schedules them to assist with the recreation program using their expertise, skills, and interests
  • Operates a computer and Microsoft Office software programs to assist in the delivery of services
  • Communicates effectively verbally and in writing to complete specific tasks related to the department
  • Performs other duties to assist program as directed by the Connections Program TR Specialist
  • Interacts with residents in a manner compliant with their rights at all times
  • At direction of Connections Program TR Specialist, implements special projects to address the needs of residents

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a health care or long term care setting and working with seniors
  • Experience using Microsoft Office software, including Word, Outlook, Publisher, and Excel
  • Desire and ability to work with the aging population in an effort to maintain the highest quality of life
  • Upbeat and engaging
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Available to work nights, weekends, holidays, and/or special events
  • Must be able to set up for activities and move and re-arrange furniture as necessary
  • Must be able to help residents in wheelchairs and geri-chairs or those who use walkers and require direction
  • Must be able to help residents getting on and off a van or bus
  • Physically able to help with resident evacuation in the event of a fire or other emergency
  • Must be able to climb stairs between the floors in the facility

Benefits:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Direct Deposit
  • Employee Discounts
  • Excellent Advancement Opportunities
  • Retirement Plan

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