Position Title: Activities Director
Summary: Peak Healthcare at Caton Manor is searching for an exceptionally organized and engaging activities director to create and oversee the rollout of our senior enrichment program. The Activities Director will be expected to gauge individual interests, conceptualize appropriate activities, and ensure the availability of all necessary resources. You should also analyze uptake to ensure that the program remains stimulating.
To be successful as an activities director, you should devise programs that are sensitive to differences in physical and cognitive abilities. A phenomenal activities director will use their work as a vessel to promote the enjoyment and tranquility that our space affords its occupants.
Peak Healthcare operates 10 nursing home facilities throughout the state, and we pride ourselves on a reputation for quality long-term care. Working for Peak Healthcare, at any of our skilled nursing centers, is no ordinary career. It takes pride and dedication. It takes a critical combination of technical skills balanced with people skills. Most of all it takes a unique person, with a caring heart and a passion for helping others. It's more than just a job...it's a calling. One opportunity available, apply today!
Duties may include, but not limited to:
Collaborating with staff and clinicians to understand the ways in which activities can promote healing and belonging.
Conducting needs assessments to ascertain physical, cognitive, and emotional abilities.
Determining individual interests and expectations regarding leisure time.
Determining and overseeing the use of available finances.
Developing an activities program that is both sufficiently diverse and sensitive to our occupants' requirements.
Purchasing or leasing supplies for all activities.
Sourcing, training, and monitoring the work of Activities Assistants.
Advertising events well in advance of their scheduled times.
Supervising and participating in events alongside staff and occupants.
Compiling periodic reports that outline successes, constraints, and the way forward.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Appropriate training and/or certification is highly advantageous.
Demonstrable experience as an Activities Director for a similar group.
Computer literate with sound knowledge of budgeting tools.
Top-notch program, event planning, and supervision skills.
Upbeat, communicative, and empathic disposition.
Committed to fostering well-being and fun.
Willingness to avail yourself for occasional weekend work.
Physical Requirements: Push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds to a minimum height of three (3) feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of fifty (50) feet. (Not a complete list)
Preferred Skills: Activities experience in a long-term care setting preferred, but not required.
*Per the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines, COVID-19 vaccines or approved religious/medical exemptions are mandatory and are a requirement to work in our community. Peak Healthcare does offer the COVID-19 vaccination to all employees at no cost.
Benefits: 401k, health, life, vision, and dental insurance, 20 total days PTO (paid time off) in the first year, flexible schedule, overtime pay, DailyPay, Premium Holiday pay, Disability Insurance, Wellness Plans, Sign-on bonus for full-time nursing employees, Employee referral bonus and stability in the strong leadership/management team who strives & achieves customer service excellence with dedicated staff qualifications.
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