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Life Style Coordinator/ Activity Director

Cantex Continuing Care Network Farmington, NM

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

Job Summary:

The overall purpose of the Life Style Coordinator/ Activity Director position is to provide opportunities for patients/residents to engage in meaningful social and diversified recreation programs based upon needs, interests, capabilities, and previous lifestyles. This position must coordinate, develop, and maintain quality programs that provide mental and physical stimulation to the patients/residents utilizing staff expertise and family and/or community resources.

Qualifications:

  • A current and valid certificate as a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or a licensed activities professional in the state of Texas.
  • Two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years, one of which was full-time in a patient/resident activities program in a healthcare setting.
  • Completed or enrolled in a state approved course.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language.

Essential Functions:

  • Assesses each patient/resident for interests, talents and previous patterns of time use, and develops activity approaches based on that assessment.
  • Establishes and maintains necessary records regarding activities' attendance and activity care plan approaches.
  • Develops activity goals and objectives for each patient/resident and integrates the activity approaches within the Patient/Resident Care Plan.
  • Identifies Facility and community resources that can contribute to the recreation program. Plans and schedules activities and develops a monthly calendar of activities.
  • Secures entertainment, program leaders, volunteers, materials, equipment, and transportation well in advance of scheduled dates.
  • Assures all patients/residents are involved in activities: group, individual (bedside) and/or independent on a weekly basis.
  • Ensures activities are held daily and at least 2 evening activities are held per week
  • Recruits and trains a volunteer activities staff and maintains volunteer programs that utilize community involvement.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of programs in terms of patient/resident outcomes.
  • Develops and maintains a budget for activities programs.
  • May coordinate Facility newsletter or other promotions of activities programs through local media.

If this is something that interests you, please feel free to apply in person where you will be able to speak with someone from our Management Team.

We are an Equal opportunity employer; We offer an excellent benefit plan to include 401K with match, CEU reimbursement, vacation, sick, holidays, medical, dental, and supplemental insurance Plans as well as a Highly competitive compensation package.

Company Description
Overview:
Cantex Continuing Care Network represents a unified, seamless pathway of compassionate care and medical excellence, aimed at complete recovery beginning the moment a patient is released from the hospital. Our integrated network of healthcare services includes transitional care, rehabilitation, chronic care, home health services, hospice and pharmacy, all centered on the patient.

Culture:
Our transitional care services provide patients with a rehabilitative plan of care designed to return them home at the earliest possible time. Our goal is to prevent re-injury or relapse and reduce the chance of re-hospitalization.

Mission:
To provide excellent outcomes and value across the full spectrum of continuing care services.

Chronic Care:
Cantex chronic care programs are designed to support patients requiring long-term clinical assistance allowing them to focus on their quality of life.

Home Health Care:
We provide the skilled medical assistance necessary to promote healing, build strength, and improve quality of life. Every day, we help thousands of individuals and their families cope with and recover from a range of illnesses and conditions, making them healthier and happier, with improved long term health outcomes.

Hospice Care:
Cantex hospice services are committed to enhancing the quality of life for terminally ill patients and their loved ones through an integrated program of comfort and pain management, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual support. Team members include a physician, registered nurse, social worker, aide, counselors, chaplain and volunteers.

Cantex Continuing Care Network

Why Work Here?
“Committed to Excellence” philosophy that emphasizes compassion, service, and a commitment to realizing the best possible health outcomes!

Overview: Cantex Continuing Care Network represents a unified, seamless pathway of compassionate care and medical excellence, aimed at complete recovery beginning the moment a patient is released from the hospital. Our integrated network of healthcare services includes transitional care, rehabilitation, chronic care, home health services, hospice and pharmacy, all centered on the patient. Culture: Our transitional care services provide patients with a rehabilitative plan of care designed to return them home at the earliest possible time. Our goal is to prevent re-injury or relapse and reduce the chance of re-hospitalization. Mission: To provide excellent outcomes and value across the full spectrum of continuing care services. Chronic Care: Cantex chronic care programs are designed to support patients requiring long-term clinical assistance allowing them to focus on their quality of life. Home Health Care: We provide the skilled medical assistance necessary to promote healing, build strength, and improve quality of life. Every day, we help thousands of individuals and their families cope with and recover from a range of illnesses and conditions, making them healthier and happier, with improved long term health outcomes. Hospice Care: Cantex hospice services are committed to enhancing the quality of life for terminally ill patients and their loved ones through an integrated program of comfort and pain management, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual support. Team members include a physician, registered nurse, social worker, aide, counselors, chaplain and volunteers.

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Farmington, NM
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