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Life Enrichment Director/Activities (Senior Living) - Full-time

Harmony at Savannah Savannah, GA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Join a Cohesive Senior Living Team!

Opening Winter/Spring 2020

Come grow with us! Harmony at Savannah is seeking a phenomenal Life Enrichment Director to join our exceptional Senior Living team!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plans and develops an effective resident activities program, including a variety of leisure and educational opportunities and activities for participation of residents of all ages, interests and physical limitations.
  • Plans a monthly program of activities for all levels of care (i.e., AL and MC) per Harmony Senior Services guidelines.
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements a daily activity program in compliance with Harmony Senior Services guidelines and standards.
  • Communicates program schedules and activities through facility newsletters, bulletin boards, activity events, etc.
  • Coordinates resident transportation to groceries, doctors, shopping, leisure activities and other resident activities.
  • Coordinates regular programs such as resident birthday recognition's, maintaining resident directories and birthday lists.
  • Organizes and leads off-site outings for residents; providing transportation and safe coordination for participants.
  • Organizes facility activities for group and individual participation.
  • Establishes and leads resident psycho-social groups as appropriate.
  • Meets with each new resident to complete the Resident Life Profile.
  • Consult regularly with families regarding resident’s participation in activities.
  • Oversees programming budget and maintain expenses within budgeted guidelines.
  • Coordinates and oversees volunteer opportunities. Recruits volunteers and community volunteer organizations to provide programs and activities for residents; Trains and recognizes volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional by a recognized accrediting body, such as the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification or the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals; or has two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years, one year of which was full‐time in a long-term care setting providing programs for seniors with Alzheimer’s and other related Dementia.
  • Be a Certified Dementia Practitioner or Eligible for Certification.
  • Maintain applicable state requirements of dementia specific training.
  • High level of ability in effective and succinct communication, written and oral with residents, families, staff, vendors and the general public.
  • Must be a self-starter and demonstrate the ability to work responsibly & independently as well as a team player.
  • Must be honest, fair, dependable, respect confidentiality and the rights and privacy of others.
  • Must have experience in planning, organizing and executing a varied schedule of life enrichment opportunities for all levels of seniors from those who are very active to those with cognitive impairments resulting from Alzheimer’s and related dementias; Must have exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with residents, family members and staff. Ability to supervise team members and set up and train volunteers
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification or eligibility to obtain within 60 days of hire.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Why work for us?

  • Competitive Wages
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Paid Employee Referral Program
  • Awesome Staff & Employee Recognition Program
  • Free Dementia Training
  • Discounted Employee Meals
  • Great Team Members
  • Happy Staff

Apply Today!! We look forward to speaking with you!

Harmony Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Harmony at Savannah

Why Work Here?

Phenomenal Leadership - Excellent Benefits Package - Wonderful Work Culture - Committed Staff Members

Harmony at Savannah is designed to put you in control of your future, knowing that the finest care is available to you – all on one private campus. Savannah encompasses 191 units with 92 Independent Living, 64 Assisted Living, and 35 Memory Care apartments located on a full continuum of care campus.

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9136 Old Montgomery Road, Savannah, GA
Savannah, GA
USA

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