• Activity Leader

    Posted Date 6 days ago(7/11/2018 3:21 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4352
    # of Openings
    1
    Area of Interest
    Social Work
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood at Waverly
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Full time Days

     

    Elderwood at Waverly is currently seeking a full time Activities Leader to join our growing team! 

     

    Our campus serves the twin tiers region offering a continuum of care focused on senior health and wellness.  Our beautifully updated 202 bed skilled nursing facility (SNF) serves seniors in need of subacute rehabilitation, long term care (LTC), secure memory care, and respite care.  Our campus also offers Assisted and Enriched living apartments, an Adult Medical Day Services program, and an Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic.

     

    Demonstrating our commitment to continuous quality improvement, Elderwood at Waverly was awarded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a 5-Star rating in quality and honored as a 2017 national recipient of the coveted American Health Care Association’s (AHCA) Silver Quality Award

     

    Our focus on delivering innovative resident care through “right touch”, “right skill”, and “right technology” provides a great atmosphere to support new employees who are excited to make a meaningful difference in senior care.  At Elderwood, we value investing in our employees through clinical education opportunities and mentorship to achieve excellence.

     

    If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference in senior care, apply today!

     

    “Delivering best outcomes through right touch, right skill, right service, right technology, right care; re-engineering the way health care is delivered”  --Elderwood

    Responsibilities

    • Assists the Director Activities in planning and carrying out the activity program.

    • Approaches residents on assigned unit to plan individual recreational and social activities; reports to Director Activities about response and cooperation of resident.

    • Prepares resident information for use by the Director Activities in care planning and documentation; writes progress notes as assigned.

    • Assists in developing and maintaining good contact with community resources for the betterment of the activities program.

    • Responsible for maintaining departmental inventory of equipment and supplies.

    • Maintains attendance records and prepares other reports as required.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 18 yrs. age required, HS diploma or equivalent required.

    • Valid New York Driver’s License and clean driving record required.

    • Ability to develop good relationships with staff, volunteers, families and visitors required.

    • Ability to inspire and motivate others, create a warm and accepting climate for residents and be able to adapt and modify activities to meet their needs required.

    • Understanding of the rights and needs of residents required.

    • Physical stamina for constant activity required.

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