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Life Enrichment Supervisor

Willamette View Portland, OR

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


This position provides supervision and direction for the design, implementation and evaluation of the Life Enrichment program for residents and contributes directly to planned activities and coordination of activities.


Program Planning and Implementation

  • Assess resident interests and needs and design and implement programs to meet those needs, including providing a full complement of activities and experiences that address emotional, environmental, intellectual, involvement, physical, social, and spiritual aspects of active living.
  • Communicate the goals and mission of the Life Enrichment Programs, ensuring programs are seen by residents and family members.
  • Participate in weekly care conferences for residents in the licensed areas (SNF, ALF/RCF, Memory Care), including coordinating family involvement as may be needed.
  • Collaborate with all staff, volunteers and vendors to ensure effective program implementation.
  • Oversee and coordinate the Mobility program.
  • Conduct social service assessment interviews with residents and families as needed to contribute to resident care plans, ensuring appropriate referrals based upon findings.
  • Participate on interdisciplinary Wellness Team, Service Planning Team, and other departments across campus.

Staff Supervision

  • Under the direction of the Health Services Administrator, establish life enrichment staff job descriptions, qualifications and performance objectives and communicate them to staff.
  • Collaborate with HR to recruit, interview, select, and on-board staff.
  • Conduct on-going performance feedback and evaluation, provide training and staff development, and implement discipline, promotion, and separation of employment activities as needed.
  • Oversee and manage staff activities around program implementation, work schedules, work distribution, and ensure all regulatory compliance is met in the delivery of services.
  • Review and approve employee time cards.
  • Supervise and guide gerontology interns as requested and collaborate with resident volunteers to recruit, train and assist in guiding volunteer efforts in support of Life Enrichment programs.


  • Participate in developing and managing the Life Enrichment budget, working closely with the Health Services Administrator to approve budgets and/or budget variances.
  • Continuously assess program effectiveness, including collecting data on participation, engagement in programs, and report on key metrics routinely.
  • Measure and report on quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) for Life Enrichment programs and participate in meetings as assigned.
  • Complete or supervise completion of all essential documentation such as activity assessments, social service assessments, and State and Federal mandated paperwork for all levels of care, including SNF, ICF, RCF, ALF, and Memory Care.
  • Oversee and coordinate the Mobility program.
  • Conduct social service assessment interviews with residents and families as needed to contribute to resident care plans, ensuring appropriate referrals based upon findings.
  • Produce promotional flyers, calendars, posters and electronic communication campus-wide building relationships among staff and residents across all levels of care.


  • Participates in miscellaneous special projects as assigned. Represents organization on relevant community groups/associations, such as the Oregon Alzheimer's Association. May serve on other company committees or events as needed.


  • Requires a minimum of three years experience in a social or recreational program in a health care setting and a Certified Activity Professional designation through the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP).
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent in work experience including knowledge of the needs of the elderly and people with dementia.
  • Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to manage multiple projects while exercising independent judgment in developing programs and effectively solving problems that arise and maintaining documentation to satisfy operational and regulatory requirements.
  • Experience working with individuals who have hearing, vision, cognitive and/or memory impairments is preferred.
  • Strong teamwork skills and the ability to collaborate across departments and with resident customers, while maintaining HIPAA compliance is essential.

SAFETY HAZARDS: Should use good body mechanics and be aware of ergonomics in office setting.

Willamette View


Portland, OR
97222 USA
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