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Activity Assistant at Orchard Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center

Activity Assistant

Orchard Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center Palisade, CO Full-Time
Orchard Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center -

SUMMARY

Assists the Activity Manager in providing an ongoing program of activities designed to meet the interests and physical, mental, and psychosocial well being of each patient.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


• Assists and works with individual volunteers and volunteer programs at the request of the Activity Manager.


• Conducts activity programs as planned to meet the functional levels, needs and interests of each patient as assigned by manager.


• Completes appropriate records indicating patient’s attendance and participation in individual and group activities in an accurate and timely manner.


• Completes assessments, MDS, care plans and gathers information to design activities that are multi-faceted, meet patients’ functional levels, and reflect needs and interests of each patient as assigned by supervisor.


• Assists with escorting patients to and from activities.


• Assists in the development of the Activity calendars.


• Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS


• High school diploma or equivalent, or one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training.


• Previous experience in a health care setting preferred.


• Proficient in the use of a personal computer.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

In Manager’s absence, may supervise volunteers and others for whom the department is administratively and professionally responsible.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT

Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, see, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Participates in (or conducts) company-sponsored training to safeguard against improper use and disclosure of resident’s protected health information. Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures and state and federal law. By his / her signature below, employee agrees to adhere to and oversee communication of privacy guidelines relative to the confidentiality of residents' protected health information.

 

 

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