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Activity Assistant (PRN)

Company: Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation
Location: Lewes
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation - SUMMARY: -Plans, -develops, -organizes -and -ensures -implementation -of -a -variety of -activities -for -social, -emotional, -physical -and -other -therapeutic needs -of -each -resident -by -performing -the -following -duties:
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -An individual must be able to perform each essential duty -satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the -essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability -required. -Other -duties -as -assigned.
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1. - - - - - - - -Assesses residents and designs activities programs to meet the functional levels, needs, interests -and -choices -of -each -resident; -develops -and -implements -comprehensive -activity -program, -including -individual and group activities. Maintains dialogue with residents, family members, legal -representatives and significant others to develop individualized activities programs, which promote -resident needs, -preferences and -rights.
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2. - - - - - - - -Regularly communicates and works with the management team. Works with Executive -Director/designee -to -manage -department -matters, -including, but -not -limited -to: -departmental -budget, -staffing plan, resident care and/or personnel matters. Works cooperatively with members of the -interdisciplinary team to develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care, which includes -activities -interventions. -Attends care -conferences.
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3. - - - - - - - -Regularly -meets -with -census -development -team -to -plan, -organize and -establish -goals -for -the -team. -Implements -plan, -as directed -with -team.
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4. - - - - - - - -Ensures proper documentation is maintained. This includes, but is not limited to: documentation of -activity assessments, history, and resident participation in the clinical record. Audits chart entries -written by -activities staff.
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5. - - - - - - - -Performs quality assessment and assurance functions, including but not limited to: serving on quality -and -assurance -committee, -conducting -daily -regulatory -compliance -rounds, -observation -of -activities on -progress on units, reviews records, implementation of corrective measures, staff members, residents, -family -interviews.
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6. - - - - - - - -Assists -with -development -and -update -of -activities policies -and -procedures -to -reflect -the -philosophy -of -the -Facility, -professional -standards, -and -legal -requirements.
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7. - - - - - - - -Participates -with -Executive -Director/designee -in -survey -processes -by: -instructing -staff -regarding -conduct and disclosure, reporting, being present while surveyors are on-site, directing prompt -responses -to -requests -for -information, -and undertaking -corrective -action, if appropriate.
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8. - - - - - - - -Manages -volunteers -and -coordinates -their -recruitment, -orientation, -training -and -recognition.
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9. - - - - - - - -Maintains -and -applies -current -skills -and knowledge -through -continuing -education -and -in-service -programs.
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10. - - - -Carries -out -responsibilities -in -compliance -with -federal, -state, -local -laws -and -regulations, -and with -Facility -philosophy, -policies -and -procedures.
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11. - - - -Assists -residents -in -the -organization -and -continued -development -of -a -residents' -council.
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12. - - - -Possesses the ability to read and interpret technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. -Ability -to -respond to -common -inquiries -or -complaints -from -residents, -regulatory -agencies, or -members -of the business community. Possesses the ability to present information to management effectively. -Must be able to speak, understand and read the English language to the extent necessary to safely -and properly -care -for -residents.
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13. - - - -Possesses -excellent -interpersonal -skills with -high -level -of -energy -and -enthusiasm. -Possesses -ability -to organize, document, and implement detailed programs. Possesses good verbal and written -communication skills.
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14. - - - -This position requires standing, sitting, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 50 pounds or more, -bending, -climbing, -twisting -upper -body, -walking, -running, -carrying, -listening, -talking, -use -of -telephone, -and exposure -to -medical -equipment -and -persons -with -risk -of -illness.
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15. - - - -This position requires standing, sitting, stooping, pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 50 pounds or more. Bending, climbing twisting upper body, walking, running, carrying, listening, talking, use of the telephone and exposure to medical equipment and persons with risk of illness.
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SUPERVISORY -RESPONSIBILITIES:
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Directly supervises Activity Assistants and volunteers in the Activities Department. Responsibilities -include interviewing; hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising -performance; -rewarding -and -disciplining -employees; -addressing -complaints -and -resolving -problems. -Must -consistently -use -discretion -and -independent -judgment.
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EDUCATION -and/or -EXPERIENCE:
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Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to four years -related -experience -and/or -training; -or -equivalent -combination -of -education -and -experience. -Meets -state -and -federal -requirements.
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CERTIFICATES, -LICENSES, -REGISTRATIONS:
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Driver's -license -per -position -requirements.
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Keywords: Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Wilmington , Activity Assistant (PRN), Other , Lewes, Delaware

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