Colonial Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Published
September 10, 2021
Location
970 Colonial Avenue, York, PA
Category
Job Type
Salary/Wage
$10.00
How soon could job seekers start?
pending background checks and drug screening
Contact Name
Kaitlyn McCormack
Contact Phone
17178156152

Description

Job description
Therapeutic Recreation Assistant - Activities
Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 970 Colonial Avenue, York, PA 17403 (717) 845-2661

*Hiring for several part time & full time positions, weekend work is required, rotating holidays*

Day shift, evening shift, or a combination of both is available*

General Requirements & Skills

Therapeutic Recreation Activities Assistant:

JOB SUMMARY:

Candidates wishing to be considered for the Therapeutic Recreation Activities Assistant position- prefer at least one year of prior experience working in a Long-Term Care facility.

The Therapeutic Recreation Activities Assistant is responsible for Daily Program implementation and will assist the Director of Therapeutic Recreations in all areas of recreational services. This is a wonderful opportunity with great benefits and room for growth within the organization!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

· The Therapeutic Recreation Activities Assistant will help the Director of Therapeutic Recreation with all duties relating to therapeutic recreational activities.

· Provide assessments and therapeutic recreational activities to patients.

· Therapeutic Recreation Activities Assistants will maintain and record progress notes and annual assessments of therapeutic recreational services.

· Coordinate therapeutic recreational activities with other departments to ensure consistency in care.

· Therapeutic Recreation Activities Assistant will assist in the planning and implementation of special events.

· Maintain ongoing communication with family and Staff as it pertains to resident/patient care.

· Therapeutic Recreation Activities Assistants will provide updates regarding progress of patients care.

· Assist in the operations of the Therapeutic Recreation Department, assuring a balance of programs that best meet the needs of patients is maintained.

· Additional responsibilities may be assigned to the Therapeutic Recreation Activities Assistant as needed.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

· Therapeutic Recreation Activities Assistant candidates - prefer at least 1 year of prior experience working in a Long-Term Care facility.

· Valid Driver’s License is ideal.

· Ability to identify and integrate social, psychological, and recreational needs within the total health care plan, focusing on geriatric & rehabilitative standards is a must.

· Must possess maturity and an enthusiastic commitment to working with the elderly.

· Ability to assume a leadership role as needed.

· Must be able to work independently as well as in a team atmosphere.

· Must have a genuine interest in working with the geriatric population. **

· Ability to work weekends and Holidays, as coverage is needed.

· Must have an understanding of caring for the geriatric population.

· Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

· Must be able to lift to 50 LBS.

· Ability to maintain calm in times of stress and adapt to an ever-changing environment.

Please contact Kaitlyn McCormack @ 717-815-6152 to apply
Related keywords: recreation, activity assistant, sports management

COLONIAL MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Only registered members can apply for jobs.

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