Norwood Crossing
  • 11-Jul-2017 to 09-Sep-2017 (EST)
  • Life Enrichment
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • 12.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive


 

Our Life Enrichment Associate must ensure that all activity procedures are followed in accordance with the established policies. He/She is responsible for carrying out planned activity programs and must have the ability to observe the response of persons participating in the group to determine modifications appropriate to the activity.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain a clean, neat appearance and wear the appropriate uniform or attire.
  • Assume the authority, responsibility and accountability of Activity Assistant.
  • Assist in arranging transportation to other facilities when necessary.
  • Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, and degree of involvement so that facility activities and resident progress are evaluated by noting, reporting and charting resident behavior.
  • Ensure that all charted activity progress notes are informative and descriptive of the services provided and indicate the resident's response to the service.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information (HIPAA).
  • Maintain a neat and clean work environment.
  • Develop and maintain a good working rapport with inter-departmental personnel.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments as necessary.
  • Involve the resident/family in planning activity programs, objectives and goals when possible.
  • Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating the activity programs of this facility.
  • Participate in the community planning related to the interest of the facility and the services and needs of the resident and family.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  • Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.
  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds up to a max of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 4 feet unassisted and be able to push, pull move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
  • Ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions and to accept constructive criticism.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
  • Patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm.
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