Activity Aide
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center - Chula Vista, CA

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Type
Per Diem

Shift
Days

Location
This position is located in Chula Vista.

Hours
8-hour day shift, hours vary
Weekdays 8:30 am -3:00 pm
Weekends 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Current Activity and CPR certifications required

Six (6) months current Activity Aide experience preferred. Healthcare experience strongly preferred.

Good communication and interpersonal skills required.

Excellent organization skills required

Able to develop plan of care based on identified issues or concerns, evaluate outcomes and write progress notes in a timely manner

Participates effectively in resident care conferences as deemed necessary

Summary
Lead the planned activities, individual and group involvement, coordinate the activity program in a cooperative manner with staff and other services, maintain daily attendance sheets, and make activity assessments upon admissions.

At Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, the Birch Patrick Convalescent Center combines quality clinical care with compassion to ease the transition and help patients live their lives to the fullest degrees of health and independence. The quality lifetime care focuses not only on our patients' health, but on their social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. The Birch Patrick Convalescent Center provides 24-hour licensed nursing care; end-of-life care provided in conjunction with Sharp HospiceCare; occupational, speech and respiratory therapies; recreational activities; social services; spiritual support; and wound and ostomy consultation. The clinical team includes registered and licensed vocational nurses, certified nursing assistants, affiliated physicians, volunteers, dietitians, rehabilitation therapists, social workers and chaplains who work side-by-side to provide quality patient care and assist patients with daily living activities. The Birch Patrick Convalescent Center has a total of 100 beds. The East wing houses long-term care patients and the West wing houses short-term care patients. Each unit has 50 beds.

As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community. Home to the region’s most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area’s only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program. The hospital has San Diego County’s only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.

Sharp Chula Vista recently more than doubled the size of its Emergency Department and opened the new Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, a unique healing environment with the most advanced medical technology available for cancer

Essential Physical Requirements may include:
Sitting

Walking

Lift up to 10 pounds

Push/pull over 100 pounds

Carry up to 10 pounds

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V).

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

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