Seeking an energetic, people-person with a real desire to work with and care for the elderly in an engaging, fun environment as an Activities Assistant! High school diploma or GED is required; CNA certification is preferred. Hours are weekends and holidays REQUIRED with some weekday work as needed. Qualified candidates MUST have prior Activities experience.
Take advantage of this great opportunity to be part of a caring and talented team of professionals dedicated to the highest standards of excellence!Cypress Cove sits on the beautifully landscaped campus of HealthPark Florida in Fort Myers. We offer a holistic approach to living – social, recreational, educational and wellness opportunities that fulfill our residents body, mind and soul. Our philosophy is to sustain a Life Care retirement community at HealthPark Florida, thereby providing an environment that is vital, yet comfortable and secure.
Our team of caring professionals assist residents to continue their current lifestyles while aging with dignity and added confidence. Cypress Cove is sponsored by Lee Healthcare Resources, the non-profit support organization to Lee Memorial Health System, Lee Countys premier healthcare provider since 1911.
Come join our team! Visit us on line and see what sets us apart from the rest of the crowd!
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EOE / Drug & Tobacco Free Work Place
Assist in all responsibilities of the activities department in providing current, compliant activities while being knowledgeable in regulations and authorities. Originate and plan appropriate resident activities based on resident assessments and care plans. Assist in processing monthly calendars and other resident information. Help maintain a pleasant and cheerful SNF environment that ensures resident satisfaction with all activities and planned events. Execute activities including initial preparation, setup, engagement with residents during the activity and clean up after.
Position is for weekends and holiday hours with some weekdays as needed.
Successful candidates will possess a high school diploma or GED; Certified Nursing assistant preferred - valid/current FL license/certification required if CNA.
Successful candidates must be able to read, write and speak English proficiently.
Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a similar role (activities) in assisted or skilled nursing facility required.
Must be able to work as part of a team, have a positive attitude, and have an understanding of our residents needs.
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