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Activities Assistant

Company: Colonial Health & Rehabilitation Center
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Activities AssistantPay Rate based on experience: 14.25-16.50The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not to be intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.POSITION DESCRIPTION:As an activity assistant you are responsible for supporting the efforts of the Activity Director in the assessing, selecting, organizing, and implementing of activity/recreational services to address the individualized needs and interests of the overall patient population within the center.Activities Assistant QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma with course work in recreation is desirable; Completion of a state approved activity-training course is preferred but not required. Previous experience in leading recreational activities, arts/crafts, intellectual/educational activities, community outings, working with adults with developmental disabilities, Alzheimer's and Dementia etc., desired.Activities Assistant GENERAL DUTIES Assists in the development and delivery of activity/recreational programs to promote the patients' opportunities for engaging in normal life enhancement pursuits and to increase and/or maintain functioning levels. Maintains precautions/limitations list on each patient. Completes appropriate records indicating patients' attendance and participation in individual and group activities in an accurate and timely manner. Assists with escorting residents to and from activities as needed. Assists in the development of the activity calendar. Assists and works with individual volunteers and volunteer programs at the request of the Activity Director Encourages patient participation in group and individual activities including arts/crafts, community outings, religious activities, intellectual/educational activities, community/center service activities, recreational activities, etc. Performs any miscellaneous work assignments as may be required.Supervisory Responsibilities In managers absence, may supervise volunteers and others for whom the department is administratively and professionally responsible.Activities Assistant Physical Demands and Environment Employee is frequently required to stand, squat, walk, use hands and fingers, reach hands and arms, see, feel, talk and hear. Must be able to lift more than 25lbs. Employee may occasionally be exposed to blood or other bodily fluids, fumes or airborne particles. In compliance with the law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.Other Requirements Participates in (or conducts) company-sponsored training to safeguard against improper use of resident's protected health information. Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures and state and federal las. To adhere to and oversee communication of privacy guidelines relative to the confidentiality of resident's protected health information.Activities Assistant BENEFITS 401K (Matching up to 2%) Annual Performance Evaluations Perfect Attendance Bonus Retention Bonus Paid Time Off Daily Pay Option Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Disability Insurance Life Insurance Electronic Documentation Employee Appreciation Events

Keywords: Colonial Health & Rehabilitation Center, Colorado Springs , Activities Assistant, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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