Recreational Therapy Director / Activities Director
Guardian Healthcare Wheeling, WV
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Guardian Elder Care is seeking a Director of Recreational Therapy for our Peterson Healthcare and Rehabilitation Hospital located in Wheeling, WV. Do you want to work where both patients and staff are valued and respected? Are you professional, patient, and motivated? If so, then please read on!
This position offers competitive daily pay and great schedule. We also provide excellent benefits that include health, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and more! Plus, we provide a great work environment and lots of advancement opportunities. If this sounds like the right step for you, please apply to be a stellar Activities Director now!
ABOUT GUARDIAN ELDER CARE
Since we began in 1995, Guardian has grown to 59 Healthcare Communities, with 52 located in Pennsylvania, 5 in Ohio, and 2 in West Virginia. Guardian also operates ancillary divisions to provide pharmacy, rehabilitation, advanced practitioner services, home health, and home care services. These divisions were formed to provide excellent support to our patients' communities and neighbors in the surrounding areas. As Pennsylvania's largest independent provider of skilled nursing services, we are proud to be a recognized leader in offering healthcare services to today's seniors.
Caring for seniors is serious business, but that doesn't mean you won't have fun while you do it! Guardian Elder Care is a tight-knit, family-oriented team committed to operating with the utmost integrity and compassion. Our focus on clinical excellence carries over to our numerous professional development and continuing education opportunities, as well as the schedule flexibility that allows our staff to maintain a satisfying work-life balance.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A RECREATIONAL THERAPY DIRECTOR
As an Recreational Therapy Director you'll plan, develop, organizing and implementing of the activity program and supervise the Activities Aides. You create a weekly activity calendar for residents of different functioning levels. You may also be asked to escort residents with field trips whenever necessary.
As required, you keep accurate records for each resident you work with and report any changes in a resident's condition to the nursing department immediately. With patience and a calm demeanor, you treat those you care for just the way you would want your own family members treated. You go home each day feeling good about the positive impact you have made in the lives of so many in your community.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A RECREATIONAL THERAPY DIRECTOR
- Certified, registered or licensed therapeutic recreation specialist or occupational therapists
- Relevant Recreational Therapy experience
Are you flexible and always willing to jump in and help where you're needed? Are you conscientious about following policies and procedures correctly? Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills? Are you passionate about the rights of all to privacy, dignity, and well-being? If so, then you just might be perfect for this Activities Director position!
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR ELDER CARE TEAM?
Are you caring, kind, and compassionate? If so, please complete our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
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