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Activities Assistant - Senior Living Stonehaven

Activities Assistant - Senior Living Stonehaven

Job ID 
2017-6120
Location 
US-AR-Maumelle
Posted Date 
9/12/2017
Division 
Senior Living (SL)

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Overview

Who We Are

 

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading healthcare provider committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone is headquartered in Dallas and owns 18 long term acute care hospitals in six states, as well as behavioral health hospitals and senior living facilities.

 

Why Work for Us?

 

Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.

 

Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and engrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.

Responsibilities

To develop and implement programs that provide opportunities for residents to participate in events that maintain optimal levels of mental, physical, and social well-being.

  •  Personally and through recreation of staff members, evaluates the interest and abilities of residents and plans appropriate activities in terms of interest, needs and available personnel.
  • Evaluates programming on an ongoing basis through surveys and direct interaction with residents and families. Encourages participation in resident council.
  • Administers the department’s Interest Survey.
  • Communicates with the AL staff and SNF Activity Director on a regular basis to inform, exchange ideas, coordinate services and discuss format for individual and group programming. Also shares insight, information and reports responses and/or progress regarding residents, maintaining confidentiality when appropriate.
  • Carries out large, small, and one-to-one events for the purpose of providing any and all of the following: a friendly visitor; sensory stimulation; reality orientation; cognitive stimulation. Informs residents and staff to changes in scheduled programming in a timely manner. Arranges transportation for events. 
  • Maintain member attendance records.
  • Recognizes signs and symptoms which signify a change in condition that require nursing intervention and reports these changes to the appropriate channels. Shares resident information with staff on a need-to-know basis.  Remains alert for conditions that threaten the safety and well being of staff and residents.  Reports hazardous conditions to appropriate channels.
  • Provides training for staff regarding Activities and volunteer services.
  • Shares pertinent information with staff and volunteers on need-to-know basis.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Therapy strongly preferred.
  • Experience in social or recreational programming in a senior setting.
  • Certification for Activity Directors.