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Activities Assistant

$44k-56k (estimate)
Other 3 Months Ago

Job Details

Level:    Entry
Job Location:    Bridgewater La Cholla - Tucson, AZ
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    Not Specified
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Health Care

Description

The Activities Assistant will assist the Activities Director with scheduled group activities including preparation, set-up, clean up & facilitating individual events independently and as a team for all residents, family, friends & team members within the community. Act as back up driver for transportation as needed.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

 

  • The Activity Assistant is expected to run these activities independently of the Activities Manager.
  • Reports to the Activity Manager on a daily basis when scheduled to discuss duties, tasks and resident-related concerns.
  • Implement group activities as scheduled by the Activities Manager. This includes preparation, setting up, clean up and facilitating the activity.
  • Must be able to document attendance, interactions of residents following the program and input as needed into files.
  • Have sufficient computer familiarity to be able to print documents or enter in information into resident data base.
  • Under emergency situations, assist with resident transfer and evacuation under the coordination of the Manager on Duty or other persons in charge.
  • Participate in voluntary and mandatory on-going education and in-service training.
  • Back up driver and activity manager. Drive vehicles to different locations as scheduled by the Activity Manager.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by the Activity Manager.

Qualifications


  • Experience working with seniors with Alzheimer’s/Dementia.
  • High School Diploma and/or equivalent.
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certified.
  • Current county Food Handlers Card.
  • Fingerprint card
  • Arizona State Caregiver certification through Directed Care preferred.
  • Current State driver’s license with good driving record required to transport residents.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational and time management skills are required.
  • Must enjoy working with the elderly.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication in English
  • Maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and a flexible schedule
  • Able to lift a minimum 25 to 75 lbs.

SKILLS: 

 

  • Strong creative thinking skills are required.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse group of people.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products:  Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Project management skills and an ability to multi-task and prioritize frequently changing needs.
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment and discretion.
  • Work as a team player with Team Members at all levels.
  • Self-starter and positive personality.
  • Sensitive to confidential information.

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