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We have a great opportunity for a Per Diem Activity Assistant in our Memory care Unit. This opportunity may turn into a part-time or full-time position in the future.
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The Memory Care Activity Assistant organizes and implement programs designed to meet the individual needs of our resident. The program is intended to fulfill basic psychological, intellectual, physical, social and emotional and spiritual needs while promoting self-esteem in a caring, nurturing environment.
Assists in the development and implementation of an innovative seven day a week activity program that is engaging
Responsible for leading and implementing one-on-one, small group and large group activities according to the programming schedule
Supports, encourages and directs independent activity pursuits, both individually and in small groups
Supports the resident's abilities by understanding that all aspects of care can be viewed as an activity
Demonstrates knowledge about residents in regard to background, participation needs, physical abilities, interests, cognitive capacity and attention span capability
Encourages and motivates residents to attend and participate in programming and activities
Communicates any changes in the residents condition or behavior pattern to Harbor Care Director
Stays with group at all times when on excursions
Must have a high school diploma, bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and knowledge of aging and disability issues. Must be qualified by experience and training to develop programs appropriate for elders and disabled individuals.
Possesses training and knowledge in recreational activities
Possesses training and knowledge of Alzheimer's and related dementias
Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding residents, staff, and the community
Shows an ability to relate to and perform job functions for the elderly in a positive and efficient manner
Shows a consistent ability to coordinate multiple tasks, demonstrates a positive attitude, and works well under pressure
We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!
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