• Activity Leader

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/6/2018 3:21 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4962
    # of Openings
    1
    Area of Interest
    Administration
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood at Hamburg
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    9a-5p
  • Overview

    Elderwood at Hamburg is seeking an Activity Leader to join our team!

     

    Elderwood at Hamburg is a Long Term Care (LTC) and Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population. We offer comprehensive, personalized orthopedic, cardiac, oncology and post-surgical rehab programs, including physical, occupational and speech therapy. We also offer specialty programs that include Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care.

     

    Why Elderwood? We’re a Strong, Growing Company:

    • Scope: Elderwood has more than 30 locations offering skilled nursing, assisted living, and independent living communities throughout New York State, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania.
    • Clinically Complex Nursing: Elderwood locations offer comprehensive rehabilitation, memory care and specialty subacute programs including cardiac rehabilitation, respiratory care and pulmonary rehabilitation.
    • Continued Growth: New facility acquisitions in New York State and beyond are already on the horizon for 2019.

    Competitive Perks:

    • Benefits: Elderwood offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Programs: We enthusiastically support staff members with the drive and desire to advance their health care career. Through scholarship and tuition assistance programs, Elderwood helps staff members pay for higher education and gives them the opportunity to advance in their career.
    • Robust Referral Bonus: Come on board with us, refer a friend or colleague and be eligible to earn additional money! 

    Activity Leader Position Overview:

     

    An active social life is an essential aspect of life at Elderwood. Our activities leaders conduct enjoyable recreation programs that keep residents energized, engaged and mentally stimulated.

     

    The position includes weekend and holiday coverage.

    Responsibilities

     Activity Leader 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

    Activity Leader 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.

    Apply to this Activity Leader opportunity today. If you are experiencing any issues with the application process, we can help! Call us at 716-648-2820 or stop in to see us. We are located at 5775 Maelou Drive, Hamburg, NY 14075.

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