ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT
Vivage - Westminster, CO

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VIVAGE Quality Health Partners, a Quality Life Management and Pinon Management company, is seeking a Activities Assistant at Clear Creek Care Center , located in Westminster, 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.”

Many of our homes are Eden registered. We invite you to apply for these opportunities. For consideration, please apply online at www.VIVAGE.com Careers . VIVAGE offers a competitive salary in addition to 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 M/F/D/V No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

Position Title: Activity Assistant

We are looking for someone who is creative and has the ability to work well with others!

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.

Must posses 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 heath or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Works in all areas of the facility.

Moves intermittently during working hours.

Is subject to frequent interruptions.

Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.

Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc.

Communicates with the maintenance personnel, nursing staff, and other department supervisors.

Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.

Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).

Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.

Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.

May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Required Skills

Bilingual helpful.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Must posses 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 heath or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience

Must must good driving record and the ability to drive a van.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Must posses 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 possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound operation.

Must be able to communicate policies, procedures, regulations, reports, etc., to personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and government agencies/personnel.

Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into exiting practices.

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

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