1500 Trent Blvd.
Lexington, KY 40515
Healthcare - Health Services
Exercise - Fitness
2 Year Degree
At least 2 year(s)
Northpoint Lexington Healthcare is looking for an Activities Assistant. This individual will be assisting the Activities Director in the daily recreation of our long term residents. These activities could include light exercise and games designed for the elderly population at our facility.
The individual qualified for this position must be outgoing, reliable and loves to work with the elderly population. Candidate must be patient and friendly.
Position is Full Time12:30pm - 8:30pm Mon-Fri and two weekends a month.
Additional qualities we are looking for would include dependability, willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends, experience working in the long-term care environment preferred and highly motivated.
Assists the resident activity director as needed.
Utilizes the environment to provide both comfort and stimulation to the resident population.
Fosters a sense of community within the center environment.
Leads and participates in individual and group activities.
Utilizes a variety of models to achieve individualized programming, such a pet therapy, music therapy, art therapy, etc.
Assists with decorating the facility and preparing for special events and seasonal parties.
Develops and posts monthly calendar as a planning resource for residents and families.
Participates in recreational programs for residents confined to their rooms.
Promotes volunteer efforts in the community.
Maintains records of activities and attendance.
Stores activity equipment and supplies and cleans area after conclusion of the activity.
Utilizes the biopsychosocial model to support resident well-being.
Provides or arranges for comfort/support to residents and families when needed.
Performs other tasks as assigned