Activities Director
Rehabilitation of Des Moines, LLC - Des Moines, IA

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The Rehabilitation Center of Des Moines, LLC a leader in the long-term care industry and growing quickly, invites you to join us. Our culture is that of an innovative, ethical, and caring team. If you want to help people and really make a difference in their quality of life, then think of us -- and in the process, you’ll make a real difference in your life as well.

We are seeking a dynamic individual with a love for the elderly people entrusted to our care for the position of Activity Director. Please forward your resume to, 701 Riverview St., Des Moines, Iowa 50316

Under the direction of the Administrator, the Activities Director will be responsible for helping our residents improve their daily living skills by promoting resident socialization, expanding resident personal interests, increasing resident physical activity, continuing resident education, as well as organizing activity programs at the community level for not only our residents but their families as well.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

Plans and implements a therapeutic and diversional activities program to encourage and stimulate all residents in accordance with federal, state and company requirements
Completes in writing, a comprehensive assessment of each resident’s past and present leisure interests, physical and mental limitations, and activity-related needs
Completes required documentation in residents health record in accordance with Federal, State and Company requirements
Attends and actively participates in patient care plan meetings
Maintains timely progress notes specific to residents’ activity plans in health records
Decorates the Center to reflect current season or holiday
Attends and participates in patient care plan meetings
Coordinates volunteer programs
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements
Requires 1+ years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years
Successfully complete a state-approved training course as an Activity Director / Leader
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
Previous Activities Director experience in the long-term care setting, an assisted living facility, or a related health care field is highly preferred
The Rehabilitation Center of Des Moines, LLC recognizes people as our most valuable asset. Therefore, we offer our employees a competitive benefits and salary package as well as a rewarding and successful work environment.


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