Activities Assistant

ID
2022-18182
FutureCare Facility
FutureCare Canton Harbor
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Shift
Days

Overview

At FutureCare our Activities Assistants work under the direction of the Activities Director in the organization, development, and implementation of the facility activity program They also assist the Activities Director in providing entertainment, inter-communication, socialization, exercise, relaxation, and opportunities for creative and religious expression.  

 

Voted 10 years in a row in The Baltimore Sun as a “Top Workplace” and recognized in US Newsweek's publication as “Best Nursing Home”, FutureCare stands out as a leader in managing health care across a continuum of care. We are known for recognizing hard work and dedication and reward our team members for their compassion and care. We offer an Excellent Benefits Package, Flex/Advance Pay, Paid Time Off, Referral Bonus, Employee Assistance Plan, Tuition Assistance, Career Growth Ladder, and a 401K Plan.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with many activity programs held daily, to improve the quality of life through promotion of physical, mental, and spiritual well being
  • Assist in making daily announcements for R.O., information, weather, resident’s/staff birthday, etc.
  • Assist with fulfilling the sensory needs of those bedridden as well as LYFE participants
  • Assist in planning the monthly calendar of activities and suggest ideas for future planning
  • Communicate with Activities director regarding daily problems, concerns and issues dealing with resident’s behavior 
  • Work with volunteers during activities
  • Orient and supervise volunteers along with Director
  • Document attendance to activities and complete individual participation records
  • Attend care plan when assigned
  • Document inventory of supplies
  • Assist and participate with scheduled outings outside of the facility
  • Communicate with organization representatives within the community who visit the facility
  • Act as representative of the Department in the absence of the Director
  • Attend administrative meetings as designated
  • Collaborate with other staff members in conducting events
  • Abide by the standards identified in FutureCare’s Statement of Corporate Ethics and the Corporate Compliance Plan
  • Report any malfunctioning equipment to proper department
  • Report any observed hazards to proper department

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • 1 year experience working in a skill nursing facility environment prefeed
  • Strong desire to work with the elderly or disabled

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