Activities Director - skilled nursing facility 1089 Flagler Ave,
Leesburg, FL 34748, USA
Company Description Welcome to Lake Port Square!
Lake Port Square is a premier life care community located in
Leesburg, FL, on a 78-acre nature preserve nestled against the
shores of Lake Harris. Lake Port Square offers a wide variety of
beautifully appointed residential options, a wealth of exceptional
services and amenities, and a full calendar of fun, engaging
activities to support active and independent lifestyles for the
residents of this retirement community. As a life care community,
Lake Port Square makes aging in place simple. We provide
independent living, assisted living, and health services, including
skilled nursing and short-term rehab, all of which allows our
residents to seamlessly transition as their health needs change. We
do all of this while providing a lifestyle of complete hospitality
to the residents of Lake Port Square. We are here to serve their
life needs. The campus offers complete dining services, hospitable
personal services, and convenient residential services to ensure
that our residents are receiving the freedom, independence, and
ability to live carefree, which are some of the significant reasons
they choose to make Lake Port Square their retirement home.
Lake Port Square is managed by Life Care Services, last year
awarded the highest score in the J.D. Power Senior Living
Satisfaction Survey. Life Care Services leads the way in senior
living with over 40 years of proven experience. This innovation
will help Lake Port Square continue to provide vibrance, passion,
and performance in our lifestyle-centered services for our
residents as well as high quality health services throughout our
Job Description Application Requests
A minimum of three (3) Professional References (name, contact
number, who is this person in relation to you)
Lake Port Square is currently seeking a full-time
Activities Director for our skilled nursing facility . This
critical role is responsible for the overall planning,
coordination, and implementation of a wide and varied scope of
activities and programs designed to meet the unique physical,
emotional, and spiritual needs of residents through the skilled
nursing facility’s person-centered, activity-focused programming.
Additionally, this position works closely with the community’s
clinical team to promote open communication regarding the
resident’s overall well-being.
Collectively, we embrace the person centered care model that
empowers staff to keep the individual at the center of the care
planning and decision making process. We ensure that residents are
supported in achieving the highest level of physical, mental, and
Classification / Status: Full Time, Exempt
Essential Duties :
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.
Manage and direct functions of the activities programming in the
Skilled Nursing (SNF) to include ongoing staff training and program
Evaluate resident activity needs and works in collaboration with
SNF staff members to explore opportunities for the resident
engagement and plan and schedule all daily activities based on
individual needs and resident interest.
Observe and evaluate performance of SNF Activities staff to
ensure quality standards and services. Assist with interviewing,
selecting and training staff involved with providing
Coordinate and oversee recreation activities including current
events, discussion groups, re-motivation therapy, sensory
stimulation, cultural activities, religious services, special
entertainment, out trips, special events, and one-on-one visits, as
Provide education, training, and support groups on the topic of
dementia and Alzheimer’s to staff and resident’s families.
Evaluate programs, operations, and training in order to maintain
the highest possible level of service delivery.
Greet new residents upon admission and orient them and their
families to the programming aspects of the SNF.
Coordinate family involvement in the activities and special
Complete each resident’s activity preferences, ensuring that the
document is completed soon after move in and is updated as
Ensure necessary supplies and resources are on hand for each
program. Purchase and inventory supplies and equipment.
Direct volunteer activities in the SNF, enlist their support and
coordinate their efforts; provide orientation, training, and
supervision of volunteers.
Maintain accurate documentation of resident’s progress and
responses to program.
Review and address the concerns and suggestions of residents and
family members, and resolve customer service issues in a timely
Attend in-person and computer-based inservice training and
education sessions, as assigned.
Serve as Manager on Duty on scheduled late shifts and
Maintain appropriate confidentiality of information.
Behavior interventions and problem solving for
Participate on community committees as required.
Marginal Duties :
Maintains standards for personal appearance and cleanliness.
Maintains safe and sanitary conditions.
Maintains effective working relationships with all management
and staff from all departments in health center.
Assumes own responsibility for personal growth and continuing
Participates in the orientation process of new employees.
Performs all other work duties and responsibilities as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities :
This position supervises an Activities team.
Qualifications High school diploma, general education degree
(GED), or equivalency, required. Associate’s degree preferred.
A valid Florida occupational therapist or occupational therapy
Qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities
professional who is licensed or registered by the State of Florida
and is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation
specialist or as an activities professional by a recognized
accrediting body. NCCAP Certification required.
Two (2) years of experience in a social or recreational program
within the last 5 years – 1 year must be full time in a patient
activities program in a health care setting
Minimum of three (3) years of appropriate professional
experience in geriatrics, recreation, or dementia care.
Knowledge of the principles and processes providing customer
service including customer needs assessment, meeting quality
standards of services and the evaluation of customer
Skill in active listening including providing full attention to
what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being
made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at
Skill in creative thinking including developing, designing, or
creating new ideas, relationships, or systems.
Ability to lift up to 30lbs, occasionally as needed.
Additional Information A Culture of Hospitality:
Lake Port Square fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To
that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide
for our interpersonal interactions with residents, coworkers, and
We greet residents, employees and guests warmly, by name and
with a smile.
We treat everyone with courteous respect.
We strive to anticipate resident, employee and guest needs and
We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
We embrace and value our differences.
We make residents, employees and guests feel important.
We ask “Is there anything else I can do for you?”
We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and
appearance, at all times.
We pay attention to details.
Lake Port Square employees are expected to promote a healthy
community culture for all residents and employees. This is a
whole-person approach to health and wellness which includes eight
dimensions of wellness: Emotional, Environmental, Health Services,
Intellectual, Physical, Social, Spiritual and Vocational.
Through these efforts we can ensure and exceed residents’ wellness
needs relating to their mind, body and soul, which may also have a
positive effect on the employees, as a result.
Lake Port Square offers a competitive total compensation package
with strong health & wellness and retirement plans. Eligibility
starts in your first month. Our total compensation package
Company-subsidized Group Health Insurance (including Medical,
Dental, and Vision coverage)
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Company-paid Group Term Life and AD&D
Supplemental Group Term Life and AD&D
Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Accident, Hospital, Critical Illness, and ID Theft Protection
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Paid Holidays (6)
Generous 401(k) Retirement Plan offering immediate participation
for your retirement savings needs and with 100% vested Employer
Contributions after 1 Year of Service
Other Important Need-to-Know Information
Lake Port Square is strongly committed to creating a diverse and
inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures,
orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.
Lake Port Square is an equal opportunity employer, and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Lake Port Square is a Drug-Free Workplace.
Employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory verification
of a pre-employment drug test, a criminal background check, and a
Applicants needs to be eligible to be employed in the United
Pay is commensurate with education and experience.
This position will be based in Leesburg, FL.
Here is your opportunity to make a difference! Why
wait? Begin to explore Lake Port Square right now and see how
we pursue our passion for senior care. Please
visit LakePortSeniorLiving.com and, if you’re social
media savvy, connect with us on Facebook.
Activities Director - skilled nursing facility
1089 Flagler Ave, Leesburg, FL 34748, USA