• Activity Aide

    Location US-NY-Rhinebeck
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/11/2018 2:11 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-12100
    # Positions
    1
    Facility
    ArchCare at Ferncliff NH
    Category
    CNA
    Work Days Per Week
    5
    Shift
    E
    Shift Start Time
    12:00PM
    Shift End Time
    8:00PM
    Type
    Full-Time
    # Hours
    37.50
  • Overview

    Under the direction of the Director of Therapeutic Recreation, assists in providing programs to residents in accordance with needs of the residents and rules of regulatory agencies.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides data to department head and recreation specialist for their completion or required documentation and completion of MDS.
    • Implements daily recreation program for the residents of assigned unit under the guidance of the recreation specialist / department head.
    • Assists in the preparation for programs; encourages residents’ participation and assists in transportation of residents to these programs.
    • Visits residents who cannot attend programs.
    • Completes written documentation including attendance records
    • Maintains adequate amount of supplies and equipment for use in recreational activities. Notifies department head of needs in this area.
    • Attends staff development programs including mandatory education programs.
    • In the absence of the director, is responsible to the senior Therapist for the daily operation in the department.
    • Complies with guidelines of the HAZCOM program.
    • In the spirit of cooperation and in response to resident needs, may perform clearly related duties as requested and clearly unrelated duties as requested in an emergency.
    • Assist residents with feeding as needed. 

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Current Certified Nursing Assistant certification
    • One year experience working with Dementia population preferred.
    • Previous experience in Therapeutic Recreation, activities or closely related field is desirable.

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