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Activities Coordinator

AlternaCare

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    1104 E Grace Street
    Rensselaer, IN 47978

Hours  Days/Evenings

Calendar  Part-Time Not Benefit eligible

Education High School Diploma/ GED Required

WHAT WE NEED

Enthusiastic activities coordinator

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Group activities are great motivating tools for people looking to improve their physical and mental health. The best of these classes can help people stay active, make new friends, and increase their overall well-being. A good Activities Coordinator creates an environment where those things can happen. Think you've got what it takes?

 

Do you like coordinating activities to get people involved? Do you love helping people? Would you like to use your skills in a faith-based environment? We need your skills.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Provide a plan of activities appropriate to the needs of the residents that includes, but is not limited to group social activities and indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Opportunity for resident involvement in planning and implementation of the activities program.
  • Assure that at least thirty (30) minutes of staff time is provided per resident per week for activities duties.
  • Prepare a monthly calendar of activities written in large print and posted in a prominent location that is visible to residents and visitors.
  • Coordinate the activities program with other services in the facility.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers when appropriate.
  • Assess resident needs and develop resident activities goals for the written care plan.
  • Encourage resident participation in activities and document outcomes.
  • Review goals and progress notes.
  • Properly document MDS reports and progress notes.
  • Participate with the administrator in developing a budget.
  • Foster family and community support of the activity program (e. g., through newsletters, networking, activities which bring family members or members of the community into the facility, etc.).
  • Contribute to facility efforts to maintain and/or improve quality of care.

WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Coordinate and conduct meetings.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Meet deadlines and motivate others.
  • Basic computer skills.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

1-3 Years Experience

License(s): Not Applicable

Certification(s): Certified Nursing Assistant

Travel: Never or Rarely

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.


Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago