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Activities Aide - Nursing Facility-Full Time 9am to 5pm Mon-Fri

Lynwood Manor
Adrian, MI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Summary/Objective In keeping with our organization's goal of improving the lives of the residents we serve; the Activity Aide is responsible for creating and implementing stimulating programs that meet the physical, emotional and psychosocial needs of the residents.

Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Responsible for planning activities which meet specific resident needs that include large groups, small groups and individual attention.
  2. Observe and report resident's attendance, participation, and behavior changes by documenting and charting.
  3. Must be knowledgeable of individual care plans and support the care planning process by providing supervisors with specific information and observations of the resident's needs, preferences and report any behavioral changes.
  4. Coordinates activity programs with volunteers from the surrounding community by providing guidance and assigning tasks.
  5. Meet and greet all new residents upon arrival to the facility.
  6. Assure that established infection control and standard precaution practices are maintained at all times. Follow established safety precautions when preforming tasks and using equipment and supplies.
  7. Maintains the comfort, privacy and dignity of residents and interacts with them in a manner that displays warmth, respect and promotes a caring environment.
  8. Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with residents, visitors, families, peers and supervisors.
  9. Reports all hazardous conditions, damaged equipment and supply issues to the supervisor.
  10. Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with residents, visitors, families, peers and supervisors.
  11. Answers and respond to call lights promptly and courteously when working in resident care areas.
  12. Reports all resident concerns to the appropriate department head.
  13. Attend and participate in departmental meetings and in-services as directed.

Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment This job operates in a healthcare setting. This role requires regular walking to various locations around the facility while pulling or pushing carts. This position works mostly in the resident care areas as well as in occasional outside weather conditions. This role may also come into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping on a regular basis. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items weighing over 20 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This position is part of a healthcare facility that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Rotating shifts as well as holiday and work during inclement weather will be required.

Travel No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • One year experience in an Activity Aide role.



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Lynwood Manor

Address

Adrian, MI
49221 USA

Industry

Tourism

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