Hearthstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is seeking a motivated and creative Activities Assistant to join our amazing team!
The Recreation Assistant works under general supervision responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating the activity program under the general direction of the Activities Director.
The activity program will assure that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interest, physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident.
Schedule and coordinate leisure activity programs to meet the needs of all in house residents.
Develop and plan activity programs to allow participation by residents within their capabilities.
Work with the interdisciplinary team to schedule activities and meet survey requirements.
Complete a Comprehensive evaluation on each resident.
Document the individual activity assessment and activity plan using the appropriate process and forms. Maintains appropriate documentation.
Establish an active Volunteer Program
Develop a plan to effectively use community resources and serve as the facility’s liaison to these resources.
Identify changes in behavior in residents and communicate these changes
Record development to reflect appropriate participation in programs.
Evaluate residents to assist in the development of the individual activity program
Previous experience in a healthcare and long-term setting preferred.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, an Associate’s degree preferred.
Previous experience in a similar position preferred but not required.
Must be able to pass criminal background check and reference inquiry.