ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT
Vivage - Commerce City, CO

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VIVAGE Quality Health Partners, a Quality Life Management and Pinon Management company, is seeking an Activities Assistant at Woodridge Park, located in Commerce City, Colorado . VIVAGE Quality Health Partners is a nationally-recognized Long Term Care management company that currently manages 27+ skilled nursing facilities throughout Colorado, 16 in the Denver metro area, 11 rural locations including Greeley, Grand Junction, Holly, Canon City, Pueblo, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the Oklahoma Pan Handle. We have approximately 2,200 employees and over 2,100 healthcare beds. Levels of care at our VIVAGE facilities include: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, Long Term Care, sub-acute ventilator dependence as well as specialty Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Assisted Living care. We have been in Colorado for over 55 years of combined successful outcomes by Quality Life Management and Piñon Management, providing services that enhance and improve operations and consumer satisfaction. VIVAGE Quality Health Partners is dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy, bringing the “quality of life in aging” and “living well.”

VIVAGE Quality Health Partners, a Quality Life Management and Pinon Management company and nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry, is seeking an Activities Associate to join to join one of our Woodridge Park Nursing & Rehabilitation community in Commerce City, Colorado.

We are looking for a candidate with:
A fun, energetic, caring professional who wants to join a supportive team to plan, coordinate, and direct activities within the facility to ensure high quality of life for our residents in meeting their needs and interests.

Activities Associate in social or recreational programs in Long Term Care or health care setting, with a creative talent to work with a variety of people and abilities preferred.

Experience working with residents who have been diagnosed with Major Mental Illness or behavior challenged preferred.

Good interpersonal, organizational and computer skills, exhibiting a cooperative spirit, communication, and patience.

A desire to be involved with our Culture Change endeavors and a team player.

Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish required.

Current Driver’s License in good standing.

Woodridge Park Nursing & Rehabilitation, 7150 Poplar Street, Commerce City, CO 80022.

Many of our VIVAGE homes are Eden registered. We invite you to apply for this opportunity. For consideration, please email your resume to www.VIVAGE.com or apply in person in one of our homes. VIVAGE offers a competitive salary and excellent employee benefits. To learn more about us and the homes we manage, please visit our websites at www.VIVAGE.com . VIVAGE brings “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

EOE/AA

No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

PS : We are now the largest Long Term Care provider in Colorado!

BASIC FUNCTIONS

The primary responsibility of your job position is to assist the Activity Director in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Activity Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist in developing, maintaining, evaluating, and directing the activity programs.

Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the needs of the residents and their family.

Coordinate activities with other departments as necessary.

Assist in the scheduling of activity care plans and assessments.

Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, and degree of involvement.

Involve residents and family in planning facilities when necessary.

Assist in arranging transportation when necessary.

Provide daily activities for the resident.

Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc.

Assist with admissions, MDS and discharge documentation.

Serve on, participate in, and attend various committees of the facility as appointed.

Recommend to the Activity Director the equipment and supply needs of the activity department.

Assist in developing volunteer activity assignments.

Make routine visits to residents and perform assistance with crafts, projects, etc. as necessary.

Assist in-room residents by visiting with them, writing letters, running errands, making appointments etc.

Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

Perform all other duties, as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB TRAINING

Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Experience

None. On the job training provided.

Specific Requirements

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Bi-lingual Spanish preferred.

Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.

Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Skills

Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Required Experience

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