Activities Director
Mecklenburg Health Care Center - Charlotte, NC

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Company Description:
We are a 100 bed skilled facility located in South Charlotte. We believe that quality care and service is the basis for our success, and truly great patient care begins with people who have a passion for service. It takes a team of medical, rehabilitation, and administrative professionals working together to provide the very best care for our patients. We deliver a progressive inpatient therapy program aimed at delivering patient centered, effective care. We assist our patients in their recovery from illness, injury or surgery. We return our short term stay patients to their homes and communities through exceptional clinical and therapeutic interventions. We are equally proud of our ability to provide extended services to those patients who may not be able to return home.

Job Description:
The Activities Director creates and schedules therapeutic activites to meet the varieties of interests, physical/cognitive abilities of patients, completes monthly activity calendar, composes center calendars, flyers and newsletters as needed, composes and posts patient oral histories, establishes active volunteer program, completes activity comprehensive patient assesments including history and abilities, participates in the review of patient care plans, and completes progress notes recording patient outcomes from the care plan. This person is compassionate, empathetic, and cares about patients and their families.

Requirements: An associates degreed (2 years) individual who qualifies as an activities professional via (1) two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a healthcare setting, (2) certification by the National Council for Activity Professionals, or (3) completion of a state-approved activities training course.

We offer a competitive compensation package including full benefits starting within 30-60 days of hire, 401k with company matching, flexible spending accounts, free life insurace and free continuing education.

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