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Activities Assistant

Company: Beacon Health Management
Location: Byromville
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Activity Assistant

Pioneer Health Center is hiring an Activity Assistant to work at the Bryomville, GA location, providing both short term rehabilitation and long-term care.

Activity Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning, organizing, and implementing group and individual activities based on residents' individual needs as identified in residents' health care plans.
  • Assist in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the services and needs of the resident and family as directed by the Activity Director.
  • Assist in maintaining a balance of recreational activities based on the particular demographics of the residents.
  • Assist in coordination of activity schedules with other departments as necessary.
  • Communicate residents' programs to residents, residents' families, volunteers, and facility staff.
  • Decorates monthly bulletin boards indicating future activities, holiday themes, and/or picture review of past activities.
  • Assists in transportation of residents within the facility from one area of activity to another.
  • Participate in group activities to ensure maximum involvement by interested residents.
  • Help read incoming mail, and address and post outgoing mail upon the resident's request.
  • Arrange transportation for field trips as requested.

Educational/ Vocational Requirements:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) months of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years preferably within a health care setting.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must genuinely care for and understand the elderly and disabled.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agency personnel and the general public
  • Must be able to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures that are necessary for providing activity services.
  • Must have patience, tact, a positive disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult people
  • Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Beacon Health Management, Albany , Activities Assistant, Other , Byromville, Georgia

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