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Activities Assistant

Company: The Westchester House
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Activities Assistant assists the Director of Activities in planning, organizing, developing, and directing quality activities for patients, ensuring that the recreational, physical, intellectual, spiritual, and social needs of each patient is met in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure RequirementsHigh school graduate or equivalentPrior experience with geriatrics preferredSpecific Job RequirementsValid driver's license in current State with satisfactory driving record per Life Care standardsDemonstrated proficiency in arts/crafts/music is preferredPossess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actionKnowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facilityAbility to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the departmentPerform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitationMaintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etcMaintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential informationUnderstand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance proceduresDisplays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance trainingEssential FunctionsAssist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating quality activity programs (includes entertainment, exercise, relaxation, and education)Appropriately and descriptively chart patient progress and behaviorEscort patients to and from activitiesMake regular in room visits to patients uninterested or unable to participate in group activitiesExhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patientsAssist in the evacuation of patientsDemonstrate dependable, regular attendanceConcentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgmentCommunicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary teamSit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hoursRead, write, speak, and understand the English languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: The Westchester House, Chesterfield , Activities Assistant, Other , Chesterfield, Missouri

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