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Activity Director- FT

Company: The Pavilion at Crescent Lake
Location: Crescent City
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

The Pavilion at Crescent Lake - Come join our Team!
The Pavilion at Crescent Lake is looking for a dedicated, compassionate Team Member to help us be the best place to live & work. in our community.
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Position Summary:
The Activity Director provides group and individual activities for the residents. Duties will involve personal contact with a varying resident population and a varied work schedule that will include some weekends, evenings and holidays. Tasks also will involve record keeping, attention to the environment, use of supplies and equipment and maintenance of storage areas.
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Every effort has been made to make this position description as complete as possible. However, it is no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position.
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Qualifications


High School graduate or equivalent. Preference is given to persons with experience in long term setting and/or certification as a State Tested Nursing Assistant.

Certified Activities Profession or higher

Verbal and writing abilities are necessary to communicate and work effectively with various levels of staff, residents, family members and the public.


Motor coordination and manual dexterity are required to lead activity programming.


Ability to read, understand, and follow activity directions and work assignments. Able and willing to work flexible hours, such as during an emergency. Must be patient and tolerate


toward residents, family members and co-workers.


Ability to work independently and follow scheduled plans.


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Physical Requirements


Stands and walks throughout the working day. -


Reaches, stoops, bends, lifts, carries, and manipulates various activity supplies and equipment. -


Ability to work with chemicals and cleaning agents. -


Must be free from infection or diseases. -


Must be able to lift or carry up to 20 pounds. -


Must be able to push residents in wheelchairs to and from activity areas.


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Duties
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Develops individual & group activities in accordance with each resident's plan of care.

Works with Interdisciplanry Care Plan Team to develop specific & individualized resident care plans for activities

Group Activity


Set up areas as needed for the type of activity planned


Remind nursing staff of activities scheduled and residents who desire to attend. Invite all appropriate residents to attend group.


Assist residents who desire to participate with the group.


Follow the instructions for the activity as instructed.


Encourage and praise resident's response throughout activity.


Observe individual resident participation and responses during activity.


Assist residents back to living areas at the conclusion of the activity.


Notify nursing of resident behaviors during program that were unusual or disruptive. Complete documentation and recordkeeping tasks. Clean activity area.


Individual Activity


Interact appropriately and effectively in one to one activities according to the resident's


strengths and limitations.


Be aware of resident's individual cognitive, emotional and psychosocial impairments. Keep records of sensory stimulation or other type of activity and resident's response.


Chaperone scheduled activities away from facility grounds as directed.


Help maintain a pleasant and cheerful environment.


Assist with putting up and taking down seasonal and other decorations.


Help care for plants and facility pets.


Encourage residents to personalize their rooms and assist with hanging calendars, clocks, cards or other mementos in their room in a safe manner.


Deliver and read mail as needed.


Create & publish monthly Activity Calendar in resident's room or where directed.


Participate and promote staff participation in facility-wide special activities/events such as dress-


up days and special observances like National Nursing Home Week and holidays.


Notify purchasing supplies or equipment needs, report equipment breakdowns and


unsafe conditions to Safety Director.


Clean equipment and work areas as assigned by the Activity Director.


Be knowledgeable of Federal, State, and facility's rules, regulations, policies and procedures.


Attend in-service educational programs.


Follow defined safety codes while performing all duties.


Understand the facility's fire and disaster plans; follow established procedures during drills and actual emergencies.


Follow facility Infection Control policy.


Ensure that all residents are treated fairly, and with kindness, dignity and respect.


Report all grievances and complaints made by the resident to the Dietary Manager.


Maintains compliance with all HIPAA regulations.


Ability to accept assigned duties in a cooperative manner.


Ability to assume accountability for all data contained in the employee's handbook.


Perform other department duties assigned by the Administrator.


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Keywords: The Pavilion at Crescent Lake, Palm Coast , Activity Director- FT, Executive , Crescent City, Florida

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