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Activities Assistant - Life Engagement

Company: Quail Park
Location: Visalia
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Quail Park Memory Care Residences of Visalia is a comfortably appointed Memory Care with craftsman-style architecture offering residents opportunities for engagement and growth. Join the team today!Activities Life Engagement AssistantTo assist with all aspects of the Community Activity Program; to assist with driving the Community vehicles to provide resident transportation as needed while ensuring resident safetyActivity Life Engagement Assistant Benefits OfferedPaid time offHealth insurance (for full time) Dental insurance (for full time) Retirement benefits or accountsEducation assistance or tuition reimbursementWorkplace perks such as meal and coffeeVariable schedule options Activities Life Engagement Assistant Minimum Requirements1 years experience working in senior living environment, and/or social activity leadershipCNA, or previous experience working with the elderly in a residential or long-term care setting preferredMust meet all health-related requirements pertaining to state licensureMust maintain current CPR/First Aid credentialsMust maintain current Food Handlers credentialsMust maintain annual Continuing Education Credits1 year of professional driving experience in the operation of a bus or van used for transporting clients preferred (If Driving)Valid state drivers license with a safe driving record (If Driving)Ability to obtain a Commercial Drivers License within specified timeframe after hire (If Driving and if required based on vehicle occupancy and State regulations)Previous experience working with seniors in a senior living environment preferredAbility to establish effective relationships with residents, family, and team membersProficiency in basic computer skills, including Word and Excel preferredAbility to read, comprehend, write, and speak English to communicate effectively with residents, families, guests and other team membersSubject to pre-employment screening including physical, TB testing and criminal clearanceActivity Life Engagement Essential FunctionsAssists the Life Engagement Director with hiring, training, evaluation, and discipline.Supports the Life Engagement Director with maintaining department within budgetary guidelines.Assists the Life Engagement Director with mentorship and training of all team members on activity/social- related topics, and assists in maintaining team members training recordsWhen necessary fills in for the Life Engagement DirectorAssists with marketing and clerical duties as requested, and provides back-up support for internal marketing such as tours, answering phone, etc. at the direction of the Executive DirectorAssists in planning events which encourage the participation of families and prospective residentsServes as liaison between the community and churches, senior centers and other similar community organizations.Assists in the implementation of scheduled resident activities as assigned by the Life Engagement DirectorAssists, plans, coordinates and participates in a variety of social events, outings, and on-site activities, to address resident social, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs, and to ensure a positive and stimulating living environmentEnsures that all resident activities, outings and events occur according to schedule in the absence of the LifeAssists in recruiting, training, and scheduling an adequate number of volunteers to support the community activity programSupports the team ensuring that all resident care and activity is provided in a safe and effective manner, while consistently maintaining resident dignity, choice, and respectAssists in maintaining an adequate inventory of activity supplies and equipment, and follows appropriate community protocol for purchasing as outlined by the Life Engagement DirectorMaintains knowledge of current OSHA and state regulations, and follows regulations related to resident care and social interaction DrivingResponsible for transporting residents to and from appointments, scheduled Community outings, and special events, in Community vehicles, according to transportation scheduleReports any resident incidents or physical or behavioral concerns that occur during transport to appropriate Director immediately upon returnOur Company follows the California Department of Public Heath (CDPH) and the State Public Health Officer an order issued on September 28, 2021, pursuant to the Health and Safety Code sections 120125, 120140, 120175, and 131080 which requires all employees working in Adult and Senior Care Facilities (ASC) facilities licensed by California Department of be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they are exempt for medical and religious reasons, no later than November 30, 2021.PM21Powered by JazzHRPI158636665

Keywords: Quail Park, Visalia , Activities Assistant - Life Engagement, Other , Visalia, California

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