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Activities Assistant

Company: Poets Walk of Leesburg
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

At Priority Life Care (PLC), we provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. Join us in our mission to enhance the lives of seniors, and your own! We think it's time for you to begin your journey with PLC! At Priority Life Care, our mission is to light the way in senior care, with respect to affordability and independence.ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT:The main function of the Activities Assistant is to assist in coordinating, developing, and maintaining quality activity programs providing opportunities for residents to engage in meaningful social and diversified activities.We are pleased to offer the following benefits: A full range of Medical/Dental/Vision plans to choose fromSwiftMD - Telemedicine that is available to all employees at no cost!Company paid Life Insurance Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Accident Coverage, and Critical IllnessEmployee Assistance ProgramMatching 401kFlexible Spending AccountsRewards Program based on Years of ServiceOutstanding advancement opportunities through our 'Pathway to Promotion' Essential job functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:Participates in the program planning process, led by the Activities Director and makes suggestions for new activitiesAssures that all activity procedures are followed in accordance with established policiesCarries out planned activity program(s) based on Activity Director's assessmentObserves, analyzes, and records residents' participation, assessments, reactions, and progress during activity sessionsPromotes self-esteem and social interaction of all residents and encourages participation and involvement in activitiesAssists residents with personal correspondenceOrders needed supplies (i.e. art and craft supplies, party supplies, etc.) and tracks inventoryProvides bedside activities and follow-up for residents unable to attend regularly scheduled activitiesIdentifies and provides adaptive devices for residents with sensory deficits (i.e., large-print books, tape recorders)Updates calendars and, prepares and posts a monthly activity calendarReports all concerns and/or complaints to the Activity Director or AdministratorAssists with departmental housekeeping duties, including, but not limited to cleaning activity room, properly putting away supplies at the end of each day, maintaining activity carts, and assisting Activity Director with other specialty roomsComplies with state, federal, and all other applicable health care and safety standardsPromotes and exemplifies the Priority Life Care mission and values at all timesQualifications:High School Diploma or equivalent; minimum of 1 years of experience conducting activities; or an equivalent combination of education and experienceCPR and First Aid Certification preferredPrior experience in long-term care, home health or related service industriesCheck us out on our website: www.prioritylc.comPriority Life Care provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.keywords: activities, aide, assistant, planning, program, senior, living, community, retirement, home, nursing, care, health, assistedSALARY STARTING AT $15 HOURLY*

Keywords: Poets Walk of Leesburg, Leesburg , Activities Assistant, Other , Leesburg, Virginia

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