Activities Assistant
Gowanda Rehab & Nursing Center - Gowanda, NY

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Gowanda Rehab & Nursing Center is seeking a Part Time Activities Assistant to join their dedicated team of care professionals. Position hours vary. Some days, evenings and weekends.

Job Summary:
The Activities Assistant assists in the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating Activity Programs in accordance with current existing federal, state, and local standards, as well as facility policies and procedures, to ensure that the spiritual development, emotional, physical, intellectual, recreational and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis. Demonstrates an understanding of, and embraces, the mission statement of Cambridge.

The Activities Assistant will be responsible for:

*Assisting the program director with planing activities
*Implementing daily activity programs as scheduled

  • as well as
expand by assisting develop new activity programs to meet the needs and interests of the residents
*Maintain monthly Participation Records
*Promoting resident independence and maintaining or improving quality of life through recreation therapy
*Planning parties and events that may or may not include family members, taking care of the details surrounding each such event
*Treat all residents and family members with caring and dignity
*Be able to multi-task and work with a diverse population