Senior Communities is hiring a Casual Activities Assistant SL to help support the SLCCP-Resident Activities Department for its Cranberry Place location. This position will roatet between day and evening hours.
Assists in conducting therapeutic activity programming. Documents participation in therapeutic programs. Assists Activity Director in all aspects of volunteer services, gift shop operations and activity programming.
Assist in developing activities that enhance the quality of life for each resident based on need, level of functioning and individual preference.
Assist in working in conjunction with the Restorative Department to implement daily fitness program Fit-n-Fun supplying appropriate music, and social/emotional support.
Attend and assist with monthly Resident Council meetings and documentation.
Assist in creating weekly activity schedule.
Promote positive visitor and family relations.
Provide computer and clerical support to Activity Department and Pastoral Care.
Assist in completing Activity Section on MDS.
Attend intermediate care conferences to discuss and implement resident plan of care as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the absence of the Activity Director.
Document resident attendance at scheduled programs.
Develop positive relations with community groups including, but not limited to the VFW, local church groups, civic organizations, scout groups, and local corporations.
Participate in planning and attending community outings.
Assist in resident voting registration and absentee ballots efforts.
Promote outreach projects, assist in purchasing supplies.
Assist with resident Christmas gift project.
Assist in training and supervising all facility volunteers.
Observe and adhere to all facility policies and procedures.
Attends all appropriate facility in-services and committee meetings.
Adhere to all state and federal guidelines.
Observe and respect all resident rights.
Build positive relations with all departments to enhance teamwork and promote an environment of success.
Facilitate and escort Residents to daily programs.
Assist in developing volunteer policies and procedures with Activity Director and Pastoral Care.
Provide support in interviewing volunteer candidates for appropriate positions.
Assist in scheduling needed TB test and criminal background checks for all new volunteers.
Participate in volunteer recruitment and retention efforts.
Assist in annual volunteer orientation and recognition events.
Assist Activity Director in purchasing efforts.
Work in conjunction with volunteers in stocking of shop and pricing.
Assist in maintaining financial records of purchasing and sales.
Provide inventory of items needed to service resident population.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
2 years experience working in a health care setting preferred.
Ability to work independently and be self-motivated while performing job duties.
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer.
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