Activities Assistant

Company Name:
Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services
## Job Description
The Activity Assistant is responsible for providing assistance in all activity functions as directed by the Activity Director and in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations governing the facility and in accordance with established activity practices.
_Essential Activities & Tasks_
Customer Relations
Performs day to day activity functions to provide programming that meets the residents' interests and the physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident.
Encourages and assists residents to participate in hobbies and crafts.
Assists bed-bound residents by visiting, writing/reading letters, providing materials for hobbies, etc.
Makes routine visits to residents and assists with crafts, projects, etc.
May assist with transporting residents to/from dining areas.
May accompany residents to off-site activities (field trips, events on campus) where residents are loaded into buses, transported, unloaded, assisted, accompanied and returned to activities out of the building.
Interacts with residents to ensure that quality care and positive resident/staff relations are taking place.
Maintains open and trust-building relationships with resident family members, responding professionally and promptly to any requests or concerns.
Communicates with residents or family members to obtain activity information.
Provide reading materials in Braille, tapes, and recordings as needed.
Maintains the confidentiality of resident information and honors the residents' personal and property rights.
Operations Management
Coordinates scheduled parties, movies, games/activities appropriate for residents in various levels of care.
Assists in developing an evening activity schedule.
Completes individual monthly activity log for activities he/she has lead.
Communicates needs for supplies/equipment as needed.
Quality, Compliance & Risk Management
Develop and oversee written plans of care (preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident and assure that all activity progress notes (and plan of cares) are charted, informative and descriptive of the service provided and of the resident's response to the service.
Maintains and reviews all charts, notes, and documentation for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with rules, regulations, and standards applicable to program services.
_Qualifications Required_
Education
Must possess, at a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Experience
A minimum, two years experience preferred.
Location Information: At Mount Pleasant Retirement Village, Butler County's premier continuing care community, our mission is the heart of our organization. We consistently exceed the needs and expectations of those we serve. We are proud of our reputation for excellence, and we are committed to promoting employee training and development, quality of life and wellness of body, mind and spirit. We provide a friendly and team oriented workplace, dedicated to career, family and faith. We are a registered Eden Alternative community. Our campus is located on 110 acres in the charming town of Monroe with a variety of conveniences just minutes away. Mission Statement Our mission is to provide older adults with caring and quality services toward the enhancement of physical, mental and spiritual well-being consistent with the Christian Gospel. Core Values Innovation - Quality Care - Leadership - Customer Service - Integrity
Requisition Number: MP5690
Job Title: Activities Assistant
Area of Interest: Activities
Location: Mount Pleasant Retirement Village
City: Monroe
State: Ohio
Position Type: Full Time
Shift: Days
Hours: 9am - 5pm
Bi-Weekly Standard Hours: 75.00

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