Activity Coordinator
The MENTOR Network - California

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  • 120004SQ Job Program Services Coordination/Case Management Primary Location United States-CA-California Organization Care Meridian
CareMeridian

Founded in 1989, CareMeridian provides a continuum of high quality, cost-effective post-acute care and rehabilitation options to people of all ages with brain, spinal cord and other life-altering injuries and medically-complex illnesses. With program locations throughout the Western United States, CareMeridian offers a distinctive service delivery model, merging an experienced and skilled health care and rehabilitation team with state-of-the-art technology in community-based program settings designed to meet each individual’s unique needs at every stage of recovery.

CareMeridian is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join CareMeridian and The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country. Description
CareMeridian is currently seeking an Activity Coordinator to plan, develop, organize and implement an on-going program of activities in accordance with the resident assessment and Interdisciplinary Plan of Care. Emphasis is placed on CareMeridian’s mission and values.

Essential Job Functions
Complete resident assessments per CareMeridian's Policies and Procedures
Observe and report changes in the resident's condition to the Charge Nurse.
Initiate CPR if needed
Participate in the development and updating of the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care
Maintain current and accurate progress notes
Assist Interdisciplinary Team with resident needs, as appropriate; including, but not limited to, transfer, gait, ADL and cognitive activity
Involve residents and their families and/or authorized representative in planning the activity program
Maintain current calendar of activity program events including special occasions, holidays and off-site outings
Schedule and maintain records for Resident and Family Council meetings
Recommend equipment and supply needs to the Director of Nursing and place orders if approved
Accurately maintain and reconcile records of all monies assigned to the Activities Program
Follow CareMeridian's Safety Policy and Procedure at all times, including those for fire and disaster.
Report any hazardous conditions, equipment, accidents and incidents to the supervisor
Transport resident using the company vehicle
Participate in Performance Improvement Program
Qualifications

Requirements:
  • Must have 2 years experience working in a social or recreational program within the past 5 years, 1 year of which was fulltime in a resident activity program in a healthcare setting.
Education :
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Satisfactorily completed at least thirty‐six (36) hours of training in a course designed specifically for this position and approved by regulatory agencies and approved by state department of health.

Experience :
Two (2) years experience in a social or recreational program within the last five (5) years, one (1) year
of which was full‐time in a resident activities program in a health care setting preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations :
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Health Care Providers.
Valid driver’s license.

Language Skills :
Able to effectively communicate (verbally and in writing) with all staff, residents, and their families and/or authorized representative.

Reasoning Ability :
Able to problem solve, plan and organize within scope of the position.

Other Skills and Abilities :
Able to work with and relate to behaviorally challenged residents.

Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.

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