Activities Assistant
Kindred Healthcare - Sedona, AZ

This job posting is no longer available on Kindred Healthcare. Find similar jobs: Activity Assistant jobs - Kindred Healthcare jobs

Activities Assistant (
      Job Number: 136649 )

      Description
      About the Opportunity
      Resident Activity Assistant organizes and participates in person-specific activity programming, including one to one interventions, small group facilitation and large group presentations and assists the resident activity director as needed.

      Qualifications
      Qualifications:
      Education:
      Bachelors in Recreational Therapy or Occupational Therapy or
      Bachelors degree in relevant human service field, 20 hrs CEUs within 1 year of hire* or state specific training to be initiated at first offering or
      Certification as Occupational Therapy Assistant or
      Associate degree in human service field, 20 hrs CEUs within 1 year of hire* or
      NCCAP Certified as Activity Assistant Certified*
      High School Diploma or GED AND minimum of 6 college credits*(as required by NCCAP) or
      State-specific certification as an Activity Assistant

      Licenses/Certification:
      Certified Recreation Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant or Activity Assistant Certified (NCCAP or state-specific) preferred

      Experience:
      Prefer minimum of 500 hours of experience in activity programming in any setting prior to hire.
      For high school/GED educated applicants, college courses must include one English course in composition, report or technical writing, and one course in areas of Art/Recreation Programming, Sciences, or Management with a passing grade.
      *Acceptable areas of in-service education and CEUs can be reviewed at www.nccap.org .

      Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      Capable of documenting individual participation and value of approaches in medical record.
      Demonstrated willingness to learn new modalities and approaches.
      Good listener.
      Builds rapport easily.
      Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines.
      Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
      Ability to maintain confidentiality.
      Able to work with residents/families facing end of life issues.

      *Kindred Healthcare proudly supports Affirmative Action. Drug-free work environment.
      If you are a current Kindred/RehabCare employee Click Here .

      Job : Activities
      Primary Location : AZ-Sedona-Kindred Trans Care & Rehab-Kachina Point
      Shift : Day

      Kindred Healthcare - 18 months ago - save job - block
      Recommended Jobs
      PARK RANGER II
      State of Arizona - Cottonwood, AZ
      State of Arizona - 2 days ago

      Administrative Assistant
      Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ
      Northern Arizona University - 13 days ago

      Housekeeping Assistant
      The Goodman Group - Flagstaff, AZ
      The Goodman Group - 1 day ago
      About this company
      770 reviews
      The word "kindred" has many meanings, including allied, similar and family. We believe the name reflects our business as well as...