Director of Recreation
Director of Recreation Job Description:
The Grove at Valhalla Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is seeking an experienced, passionate, and dedicated full-time Director of Recreation that possesses strong leadership and supervisory skills. Candidate will be a team player that works collaboratively and always focuses on resident well-being.
Director of Recreation Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
-Manage activities department staff, assign activities/tasks/deliveries/
-Working with corporate guidelines to develop, plan, and implement monthly calendar of recreational programs and activities and plan special events based on the individual needs of residents
-Set up/break down and lead therapeutic activities to help residents with physical, mental, or psychosocial needs
-Document/track resident attendance during activities and resident council
-Review activity assessments for residents
-Organize & obtain department supplies
-Create department staff schedule and track & approve staff pto requests
-Assist in staff and resident birthday celebrations
Director of Recreation Qualifications:
-Must have LTC or skilled nursing facility experience (REQUIRED)
-Experience in care planning, MDS and overall program management (preferred)
-Possess excellent interpersonal skills and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
-Director of Recreation 2 years experience (preferred)
-Musical talent is a plus!
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