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Activities Assistant - Full Time

Company: Spring Hills Middletown
Location: Middletown
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Spring Hills Middletown - Position Summary: Assists the Director of Activities in designing, creating, initiating and coordinating a wide variety of multi-level, age-appropriate recreational and educational activities for the residents of the community. Reports to the Director of Activities.
Essential Functions:

  • Attends work as scheduled and follows community's call-off procedures.
  • Implement programs of individual and group activities based on residents' needs.
  • Complete the activity component of the resident assessment within 14 days of admission and review and update the program as necessary but at least quarterly.
  • Use the resident assessment protocols (RAPs) to determine whether to proceed to care planning for concerns related to a resident's activity.
  • Gather data and document required ancillary assessments including but not limited to resident assessment protocol summary documentation.
  • Identify and document in the resident's care plan, the activity interests, needs and concerns of the resident. - Care plans will be reviewed and updated as necessary but at least quarterly.
  • Document all interaction with resident and/or family in the assessment, care plan and progress notes as required by federal and state requirements.
  • Participate as an active member of the interdisciplinary team and attend all resident care conferences.
  • Plan and implement Reality Orientation programs when appropriate.
  • Plan and conduct activity programs to assist residents to return to the community.
  • Plan and conduct Residents' Council meetings.
  • Plan and implement evening and weekend functions as necessary.
  • Take part in in-service education programs and attend all in-service sessions relating to the Activity Program.
  • Schedule and supervise volunteers.
  • Implement community events related to residents' interests.
  • Supervise barber and beauty parlor activities.
  • Schedule and implement room visits and in-room activities for residents unable to leave their rooms.
  • Schedule and implement indoor and outdoor activity programs.
  • Maintain an activity attendance record for each resident.
  • Maintain an adequate supply of materials to implement activity programs.
  • Observe infection control procedures related to the Activity Program.
  • Be responsible for the safety of residents under his/her supervision.
  • Consistently work cooperatively with residents, residents' representatives, facility staff, physicians and ancillary service providers.
  • Protect the confidentiality and security of all resident and facility information.

    Non-Essential Functions:

    • Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.
    • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
    • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
    • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Spring Hill PASL, LLC
    • Performs other duties as assigned

      Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:
      An Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
      Physical Requirements:
      Standing (over 2/3), walking (over 2/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3), reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climb and balance (over 1/3), stoop, kneel (1/2-2/3), talk or hear (Over 2/3), taste or smell (Over 1/3). Lifting up to 10 pounds (over 2/3), Up to 25 pounds (1/3-2/3); Up to 50 pounds (under 1/3)

Keywords: Spring Hills Middletown, Middletown , Activities Assistant - Full Time, Other , Middletown, Ohio

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