Activities Aide LTC - Activities (SVH)
Saint Vincent's Home - Dunkirk, NY

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Activities Aide LTC – Activities (SVH):
It is the purpose of the Activities Aide to assist the Activities Director and Activities Supervisor in providing social, recreational and other purposeful activities to each resident in the Skilled Nursing Facility in order to stimulate the resident’s mental, physical and sensory capabilities to their fullest extent. To enable the residents to foster a sense of usefulness, self-respect and dignity in maintaining their quality of life. To serve as a resource person for information regarding the resident and to encourage and motivate their participation in these programs to they’re fullest capacity.
REPORTS TO: Activities Director/ Activities Supervisor

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None

SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):EDUCATION:
  • High School Education
  • New York State Operator’s License (without blemish)
EXPERIENCE: · One (1) year experience in health care field.

KNOWELDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
  • Wheelchair operation and safe usage; ability to push wheelchair for extended periods of time.
  • Good driving and vision skills. · Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Communication skills which may be inclusive of approach, tone of voice, speed of communication, respectfulness and non verbal communication.
  • Ability to assist in delivery of programs to promote socialization, recreation and enjoyment consistent with residents’ individual physical, mental, cultural and ethnic needs.
  • Requires personable interactions with staff, residents, visitors and families.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • May be subject to family members, visitors and staff who may be distressed.
  • Rotating assignment of weekends, holidays, and evening.
  • May be subject to call back to facility as needed.
  • May be subject to blood borne pathogens and occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.
ENVIRONMENT:
  • Normal heat, light, space, and safe working environment; typical of most office jobs.
  • Occasional exposure to one or more mildly unpleasant physical conditions.
  • Work in office setting, throughout the facility and in various areas during outings. PHYSICAL EFFORT:
ACTIVITY & STRENGTH : (MEDIUM)
Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)
Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles
Constant (C) 67-100% Workday
Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday
Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday
Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand
Walk – Frequent
Climb Stairs – Occasional
Stoop – Frequent
Kneel – Occasional
Crouch – Occasional
Reach (immediate) – Frequent
Reach (overhead) – Occasional
Handling – Frequent
Fingering - Frequent
Sitting – Occasional
Standing – Constant
Push Cart - Frequent
Pull Cart - Frequent

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